Join The Team

We are looking for an Employability Support Work to Join our Team in Castle Douglas!

The Board of Trustees of Better Lives Partnership is recruiting an Employability Support Worker for B2E @ Stewartry 30 hours/week.

(Permanent contract which is subject to funding)

Starting salary: £11.84 per hour (FTE: £21,549pa)

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

  • 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 Castle Douglas; this may take the form of supporting in classes, creating resources; the planning and delivery of sessions and courses.
  • To offer ongoing one-to-one guidance and support to ensure progression is sustained and ensure 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 a special person 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 in 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 19th of August 2022 at 5 p.m.

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification are available below:

For an informal conversation about the post, please email Anne McEwan (Project Co-Ordinator) on amcewan@betterlivespartnership.org.uk or call 07722145769.