Barnardo's - Employability Project Worker

Employability Project Worker 1 (2756)

Employability Worker (Project Worker) Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Barnardo's Works is an employability programme working in partnership with associated employers to provide young people aged 18-24 with a unique blend of personal support and accredited training, matched with quality work experience and the opportunity for sustainable, independent employment.

The Tayside and North East is an established and growing service delivering Employability Programme across Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross.

Our core delivery areas are:

  • Employability Fund – supporting young people to obtain employability related qualifications and work experience opportunities with local employers in a wide range of settings
  • Discovering your Potential – This funding supports Care Experienced Young People over a period of up to one year
  • Fit for Work – A fun programme using fitness activities to engage with young people
  • Barnardo's Best – an ESIF programme that supports young people to take their first steps towards employment

We are seeking an Employability Worker to be based within our Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire service who is committed and motivated to achieve the best outcomes for our young person's enabling them to overcome a range of barriers and to help them achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven knowledge of the barriers young people face in moving towards employment or further training
  • Knowledge or awareness of SQA Employability awards such as Steps to Work or the Certificate for Work Readiness
  • Ability to support young people to complete assessment and develop action plans on a 1-1 basis
  • Experience of delivering training to small groups of individuals
  • Experience of working with young people in an informal environment
  • Demonstrate that they have the employability skills to support individuals to apply for jobs or further training (CV, Interview, job Search and college applications, Etc.)

To submit your application, the job description with person specification and accompanying Additional Info Sheet are available below. Please read through both documents before applying to ensure that the job matches your skills and experience.

Supplementary Information

Flexible Working

Flexible Working will be considered.

The role is being advertised on a full time basis however we would be willing to consider flexible working arrangements for the right candidate such as

  • Term Time Working, Job Share (minimum of 16 hours per job share holder), Compressed hours or a min number of hours per week.

Please indicate in your application if you wish to discuss flexible working arrangements.

Salary

It is anticipated the appointment will be at the mid-point of the scale for the right candidate in line local market rates.

Rating Items

    • Demonstrate that they have the employability skills to support individuals to apply for jobs or further training (CV, Interview, job Search and college applications, Etc.)
    • Proven knowledge of the barriers young people face in moving towards employment or further training
    • Knowledge or awareness of SQA Employability awards such as Steps to Work or the Certificate for Work Readiness
    • Ability to support young people to complete assessments and develop action plans on a 1-1 basis
    • Experience of delivering training to small groups of individuals
    • Experience of working with young people in an informal environment

Apply here - https://jobs.barnardos.org.uk/jobs/vacancy/employability-project-worker-1-2756/2747/description/