Join Our Dumfries Team!

Written by BLP

July 28, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Better Lives Partnership is recruiting

3 x Employability Support Workers for B2E @ Nithsdale and Annandale

30 hours/week x 2

24 hours/week x 1

(Permanent contract which is subject to funding)

Starting salary: £11.28 per hour (FTE: £20,529 pa)

  Better Lives Partnership has secured funding to employ Employability Support Workers:

  • To work with other staff and clients to remove any barriers to progression by accessing appropriate services and funding.
  • 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.
  • To support the Employability Team Officer in delivering an operational service for The Bridge to Employment Project in Dumfries; this may take the form of supporting in classes, to creating resources; to the planning and delivery of sessions and courses.
  • One position will involve outreach work throughout Nithsdale & Annandale.
  • To offer on-going one to one guidance and support to ensure progression is sustained and ensuring transitional arrangements are appropriate to each individual.
  • To work in partnership to provide further support, advice and assistance to respond positively to the needs of individual clients.
  • 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 forefront of exciting developments in Dumfries and Galloway.

                                  CLOSING DATE: Friday 13th August 2021 at 5pm

For an application form, job description and further details please click on the links below:

For an informal conversation about the post, email Catherine Phillips (Team Officer) on cphillips@betterlivespartnership.org.uk leaving a telephone number and she will ring you back.

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