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Moray Area, IV30 1BX
£24,636 - £26,880 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week
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This position has expired.

Job Description

To provide 1:1 end to end keyworker support to young people who have been referred to the Mentoring Young Talent project within the Employability team. This project supports young people aged 12-24 years who require additional support to progress into learning, training or work opportunities.

To work with the Moray Pathways local employability provider network  to develop the range of support and provision available for individuals referred to the service.  


Working with partners to identify, engage and assess the needs and develop the capacity of individuals who face significant barriers to accessing learning, training or work.

Monitor and manage an identified caseload to provide end to end support for learners who are out of work/ in-work and continue support to sustain positive outcomes on the learner journey.

Promote, establish and maintain effective and efficient professional working relationships with a range of partners within the Moray Pathways network

Co-ordinate, review and evaluate the effectiveness of the learning plan with the individual

The Individual

Experience and knowledge of working with young people (12-24 years) who face inequalities and are furthest from the labour market.

Experience of working with one or more of the following:  individuals who may be long term unemployed, household with children living in poverty, mental health, criminal history, homelessness, care experienced, people with disabilities, living in a jobless household, single adult with dependents, low skilled, underemployed and low income employed

Relevant qualification at SCQF level 6  (or above) and/or equivalent work experience in a related discipline (for example, CLD, Education and Social Care, Health or Third Sector).

Manage a caseload and workload effectively

Record information on a database and write evaluation reports as necessary

Ability to maintain effective partnerships and positive relationships with individuals, colleagues, partners and employers

Ability to develop new opportunities and provision for individuals.

Ability to follow current safeguarding guidelines and have working knowledge of current policies and procedures

Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal and the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Ability to work under pressure.

Ability to form productive working relationships with colleagues and partner agencies.

Appreciation, acceptance of and a commitment to the importance of confidentiality

Ability to work independently providing outreach support and use own initiative.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Ability to work in an open plan/shared office.

Ability to work in different offices depending on the needs of the service.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service.  Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car.

Temporary until 31 July 2022, likely to extend beyond that date subject to receipt of continued external funding

Closing Date:  10 December 2021
Starting Salary: £24,636
£13.07 per hour
36.25 hours per week

For further information contact: Amy Cruickshank, Opportunities for All Officer, Tel: 07800 678502, email amy.cruickshank@moray,

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