Employment Development Officer (Skills)

Favourite Scottish Borders Council
Ref no: SBO01823
Closes: Sunday, 24th September 2017
Published: Friday, 8th September 2017
Location: Galashiels Local Office, Paton Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire
Salary: £23,114.33 - £25,651.08 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Scottish Borders Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Community Development

Job Details

Grade: 7A
Hourly Rate: £12.66 - £14.05
Salary: £23,114.33 - £25,651.08 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 26 October 2018

Please note interviews are scheduled for Monday 2 October 2017

Role Purpose

The post is based within the Council's Employment Support Service and is focussed on delivering employability training to young people. The post holder will provide the appropriate support and training to enable the client to progress into the world of work mainly through the delivery of Skills Development Scotland's Employability Fund training. The post holder will develop a network of employers and other agencies within the Scottish Borders to source vacancies, work and training opportunities. You will promote the principles of inclusion, normalization and independence to promote supported employment in the Scottish Borders and the work of the Employment Support Service. You will provide operational support to other elements of the service when required.


Educated to relevant HNC/ SVQ level 3 or significant experience in training delivery.
D32/33 or A1 Assessors Award (or ability to attain within short period of time)

Informal enquiries may be made to

Alasdair Scott Tel: 01835 824000 Ext 2827