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  • Ref no: DEE03378
  • Published: 23/10/2020
  • Closes: 6/11/2020
  • Location: Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, DD1 1LS
  • Salary: £23,421.00 - £26,354.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Based at The Shore, you will work full time, 37 hours per week on a temporary basis until 31 December 2022.

Requirements

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

Responsibilities

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 (ie Dundee & Angus College, Skills Development Scotland; Department for Work & Pensions; NHS Tayside; Health and Social Care Partnership; Third Sector Organisations).

The post of Employability Officer is funded by the European Social Fund and the Scottish government's Humanitarian Protection 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 Discover Work Partnership provides funding to support the recruitment of staff and the delivery of Employability Support Team support to jobless citizens and local employers. For further information visit their website or follow @DWSDundee.

The Individual

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

In addition, you will have experience of partnership and inter agency working. You will have good communication skills and experience of delivering an Employability Course.

You will have planning and organisational skills and the ability to lesson plan. You will be self motivated, creative, enthusiastic and approachable.

You may be required to work irregular hours.

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