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165a Leith Walk, EH6 8NR
£35,808 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35.75 hours per week
Work From Home:

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Job Purpose

This role will support Joined Up for Business (JUfB) in its employer focused activities, which includes supporting businesses with recruitment, training, identification of funding incentives and community benefits delivery in line with the Scottish Government’s No One Left Behind (NOLB) framework and Fair Work principles.

The Health and Social Care Recruitment Coordinator will be the lead recruitment and training contact for key stakeholders within the Health & Social Care (H&SC) sector in Edinburgh and will support with meeting vacancy demand, through streamlining and centralising the various offers to increase accessibility to potential entrants and increase awareness from the employability network and partner services.

The post holder will work directly with employers to actively support and coordinate large-scale recruitment and training requirements and be instrumental in collaborating with key statutory organisations such as the Health & Social Care Partnership to advise on recruitment approaches, labour market intelligence and innovative solutions to help shape future strategy. The postholder will also be involved working directly with job seekers and potential entrants to the sector through positive promotion of career and training opportunities.

Knowledge and Skills Required


Previous experience of supporting high-volume recruitment

Direct experience of working with candidates/jobseekers for training, skills or recruitment/employability purposes

Understanding of barriers to employment and pressures faced by more disadvantaged households

Demonstrable experience of strong relationship and stakeholder management

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in dealing with customers, clients and/or the public by telephone, email and MS Teams/Zoom

Confident in the use of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word and Outlook

Meticulous approach to record keeping and recording of information

Experience of working productively and collaboratively within a team to agreed principles, including working with implementation plans, meeting milestones and deadlines

Qualifications or skills and experience to SCQF Level 5 in English and Maths, for example, National 5, Modern Apprenticeship, SVQ

Access to a reliable internet connection for any hybrid/home working.


Previous experience of recruitment and/or training within the Health and Social Care sector

Experience of event planning

Experience of working in a community and neighbourhood setting.

Employee Benefits

Home working

Flexible working (flexitime)

25 days annual leave

6 floating public holidays and 4 fixed public holidays

Employee Assistance Programme

Employer pension contribution.

How to apply

Completed application forms must be emailed to in word format by 11pm on Sunday 28 August.

Download the job information pack and application form below.