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Ref no:
DEE03952
Published:
15/10/2021
Closes:
29/10/2021
Location:
Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, DD1 1NF
Salary:
£23,421 - £26,354 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 temporary basis until 31 March 2022.

If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact Allan Millar, 01382 434092 or email allan.millar@dundeecity.gov.uk

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 post delivers a specialist service to refugees, particularly Syrian and Afghan refugees, as part of Dundee's Humanitarian Protection Partnership. The Employability Team also contributes 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; Housing; Advice Services) and services delivered by other organisations within the Dundee Partnership (eg Dundee & Angus College, Skills Development Scotland; Department for Work & Pensions; NHS Tayside; Heath and Social Care Partnership; Third Sector Organisations). This post is part funded by the European Social 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 the Employability Pathway to support jobless citizens and local employers. For further information visit their website or follow @DWSDundee.

The Individual

You will have experience of working in employability setting, experience of providing support to individual clients, experience partnership and of interagency working and knowledge and skills in providing specialist employability skills training to workless individuals.

You will have good communication skills, planning and organisational skills and be self-motivated, creative, enthusiastic and approachable.

You may be required to work irregular hours.

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