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Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, Stirling, FK8 1JP
£30,183.00 - £33,033.00 per year
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Stirling Council’s Learning and Employability Team is recruiting two Learning and Employability Officers, to support people who have been affected by redundancy. Funded by the Scottish Government’s PACE programme (Partnership Action for Continuing Employment), you will work with local employers and targeted individuals to support their skills development and assist their progress towards new sustainable employment. You should have experience of working directly with employers and be able to understand their needs and sectors. Part of your role will be acting as a first point of contact with local employers. You will work with individual people and partners to design person centred bespoke programmes of employability support that meet the needs of participants experiencing redundancy. Your approach will be innovative by design and you will be able to build effective relationships with individuals supporting their journey back into employment. This includes the provision of appropriate levels of in work support. Successful candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and you will be able to sustain the motivation of participants supporting them to get the most out of their time with the service. You will have excellent IT skills and be able to update effectively client management database systems to support accurate returns of data to Scottish Government. These posts are funded initially for one year.


The successful candidate will be required to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) for children and adults. If your application is progressed after the interview, you will be invited to complete the form and have your details verified.

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