Employability Support Worker (Temporary) for B2E @ Wigtownshire

(Fixed Term Initial Contract for 1 year subject to funding)

Starting salary: £11 per hour for 16 hours/week (FTE: £20,020 pa)

Better Lives Partnership has secured funding to employ an Employability Support Worker to:

  1. To work with other staff and clients to remove any barriers to progression by accessing appropriate services and funding.
  2. To work within the context of each person’s individual circumstance; specifically taking into account the needs of individuals, vulnerable dependents and families and accessing specialist support as required.
  3. To support the Employability Team Officer in delivering an operational service for The Bridge to Employment Project in Stranraer.
  4. To offer on-going one to one guidance and support to ensure progression is sustained and ensuring transitional arrangements are appropriate to each individual.
  5. To work in partnership to provide further support, advice and assistance to respond positively to the needs of individual clients.
  6. To provide curricular support, personal support and supervision for children and young people.

The Board is looking for special people to help develop and deliver their flagship project.  You will need to share the following values:

  • Honesty
  • Empathy
  • Team Work
  • Innovation
  • Resilience
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability

This is a great opportunity for a person with experience of the Third Sector, education, employability or working with young people to be at the fore front of exciting developments in Dumfries and Galloway.

                                             CLOSING DATE: Thursday 2nd January 2020

For an application form, job description and further details please email:-


For an informal conversation about the post, telephone Karen O’Rourke (Team Officer) on 01776 706633