Employability Officer

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Ref no: DEE01896
Closes: Friday, 27th October 2017
Published: Friday, 13th October 2017
Location: Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Salary: £21,337 - £23,981 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Community Development

Job Description

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Based in the Employability Support Team in Dundee House, you will work full time, 37 hours per week. This is a temporary contract up to December 2018.

As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to complete an online behavioural questionnaire. This questionnaire measures how you would think or behave in the job role and your profile results will be matched against pre-determined criteria established for the job role. The link will be sent to you following the closing date with a deadline for submission.


You will have a relevant qualification at HND level or equivalent relevant work experience.


The Employability Support Team engages, prepares and supports jobless citizens to participate in the range of Employability Services that assists with removing barriers to employment, achieving qualifications, gaining work experience and ultimately supporting them into sustainable employment.

The team will also contribute towards the integration of services that support employability more effectively to create a City wide Dundee Employability Service, which is delivered in city centre and neighbourhood locations. These include Dundee City Council services (Community Learning & Development; Employment Support Service; Housing; Advice Services) and services delivered by other organisations within the Dundee Partnership (i.e. Dundee & Angus College, Skills Development Scotland; Department for Work & Pensions; NHS Tayside; Heath and Social Care Partnership; Third Sector Organisations).

The post of Employability Officer is funded by the European Social Fund. In line with the conditions of the ESF grant awarded to Dundee City Council, 100% of the post holder’s duties will be related to the ESF project the post is funded to deliver.

The Individual

You will have experience in working in an employability setting, providing support to individual clients and partnership and interagency working.

You will also have good communication, planning and organisation skills, be self-motivated, creative, enthusiastic and approachable.

You may be required to work irregular hours.

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