Capital City Partnership
Capital City Partnership

Charity registered in Scotland SC031026

Capital City Partnership is the delivery body for Edinburgh’s employability strategy, working together to tackle inequality and poverty. Our key tasks are to advise, support and develop the city’s Jobs Strategy, and to contract, performance manage and improve outcomes from funded employability services.

Current vacancies

Employability Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,843
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th April 2021

RESPONSIBLE TO: Integrated Employer Engagement (IEE) Manager

This post is funded by British Land, Retail Rapid Response project.

The postholder will work closely with the Capital City Partnership employer engagement team, which comprises of the City Region Deal Integrated Employer Engagement team, the Joined up for Business team and the Recruitment and Skills Centres teams. With a particular focus on delivering the project ‘Retail Rapid Response’ (RRR) which is supported by British Land.

The RRR project works closely with businesses within Fort Kinnaird retail park with their recruitment and staffing needs; helping these businesses respond to the challenges following the COVID impact and offer a bespoke recruitment service when required. This role will also identify opportunities for current employees and local jobseekers who require support with redundancies, training, upskilling, changing employment contracts, signposting to benefits, advice or employability provision primarily within Edinburgh, Midlothian, and East Lothian.

This project has targets on both employer and jobseeker/client engagement, reporting of these targets and activity will be logged on our CRM system, Hanlon Software Solutions.

Secondments will be considered.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Young Person Guarantee Project – Officer x 2 posts

  • Full time
  • £30,728
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th March 2021

RESPONSIBLE TO: Young Person Guarantee Manager

These posts are funded by The City of Edinburgh Council as part of their No One Left Behind remit. The ambition is to support young people into a positive destination as part of a collective effort to tackle youth unemployment as a result of COVID impacts.

The successful candidates will have a strategic and operational remit, including engaging directly with young people and engaging with employers and key stakeholders, linking young people to emerging opportunities to ensure successful outcome. Partnership working and networking will be a key element of a successful approach and the Officers will be expected to engage with a wide range of agencies, linking to national, regional, and local offers.

We envisage the two officer posts as follows:

• Pathways for Priority Groups Officer

• Employability Youth Grants Officer

Although all posts will be flexible around the needs of the client group.

Secondments will be considered. Successful candidates will be required to pass a PVG check.