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.

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Integrated Knowledge Systems Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £41,081
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced manager with the leadership and relationship skills to lead on this system change management project funded under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Integrated Knowledge Systems Manager will be responsible for the following main areas:

· To support the movement of the six local authorities under the Deal to migrate to one universal skills and employability client tracking system;

· To work with the wider stakeholders in the Deal (Universities and Colleges et al) to adopt a common data language understanding and recording around skills and employability;

· To work in partnership with the Integrated Employer Engagement Manager to develop a talent bank system;

· Support the journey to better data analysis to produce data intelligence and support the concept of data citizenship.

Secondments will be considered.

Please note this is a full-time post however part time may be considered.

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Integrated Employer Engagement Officer x 2

  • Full time
  • £31,500 – £37,590
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2020

Capital City Partnership (CCP) is an arm’s length company of the City of Edinburgh Council and is tasked with the operational development, management and support of local and regional employability and poverty reduction measures.

Job Purpose

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal have a skills element called the Integrated Regional and Employability Skills. There are seven themes under this

1. Labour Market Analysis

2. Integrated Knowledge Systems

3. Intensive Family Support

4. Data and Digital Innovation Gateway

5. Housing and Construction Gateway

6. Integrated Employer Engagement

7. Workforce Mobility

The two posts have been funded under the Integrated Employer Engagement theme but will also link into the other City Region themes where relevant.

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal is a change fund, to bring better regional alignment and facilitate change on how we work together and make better use of opportunities and economic growth.

This approach is about getting existing employability and related services to work better collectively and bring about genuine, joined up and sustainable integration. It requires significant regional partnership working to be at the heart of all approaches.

The two Integrated Employer Engagement Officers will be responsible for the following main areas:

· To support the development of an Integrated Employer Engagement team plan to bring about significant regional change in partnership with the six regional partner areas;

• To support the co-ordination of a quarterly steering group consisting of key partners and stakeholders to help guide the overall strategic vision of the theme;

• To support the Manager in producing timelines and implementation plans, and conducting on-going evaluation;

• To work effectively within a small team for an initial two years to bring about sustainable change and adapt and influence current services with a regional set of standards with an initial focus on branding and aligned and integrated employer offers;

• To coordinate (or establish) employer and partner focus groups

• To understand, support and further develop the Recruitment Skill Centre model, bringing added value to the approaches established at Fort Kinnaird, FUSE and Edinburgh Airport, and developing the learning to other regional areas;

• To support where necessary, the wider team facilitate the development of a community benefit employer approach, with an agreed set of standards and charter with links to the Integrated Knowledge Systems theme to best capture employer offers under a ‘marketplace’ type offer;

• To create an Information platform (website) as an employer support resource on better working together, including linking to the Integrated Knowledge Systems talent bank for recruitment;

• To produce on-going regional learning events and good practice recommendations for sustainability for consideration at the IRES board

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Family Community Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,616 – £27,995 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th February 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to co-ordinate the Choices for Change Participatory Budgeting project and establish and maintain positive relationships with families and partners.

The Family Community Worker will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • To build positive relationships and support young people and families to engage in the PB process, involving all key stakeholders.
  • To lead on the development of four community-based groups, one in each locality in Edinburgh, over a two-year period.
  • To support the creation of a minimum of eight new project ideas from each of the community group areas.
  • Put in place a participatory budgeting approach so project ideas in each community can be voted on by the identified community in a way that is fair with a focus on simplicity and accessibility.
  • To manage and monitor the awarding of two grants per community area of up to £3000 each for successful projects with support from the Manager.
  • To support families engaging with Choices for Change to link in with local employability and income maximisation service provision.
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Top job! IRES Programme Connector

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £44,912
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd May 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced programme connector with the leadership and relationship skills to support the connection and interactivity of our Integrated Regional Employability and Skills (IRES) programme under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Programme Connector will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • To support the IRES Project Leads to deliver the ambition set out in the seven Project Propositions, providing a “horizontal view” across the entire programme to identify areas for cross working and partnership approaches;
  • Working with each of the IRES Project Leads to analyse performance and identify shared key performance indicators. Managing links between the themes and individual projects contained within and facilitating partnership working and introductions to achieve mutual benefits;
  • To extract and implement learning from all project and stakeholder engagement activities under IRES to support the central communications team, including identifying and creating case studies and best practice examples;
  • Collaborate with other wider City Region Deal activity to maximise inclusive growth potential where possible.

Secondments will be considered.

Please note this is a full-time post however part time may be considered.

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Recruitment and Skills Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,952
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th September 2020

This is a 1-year fixed term position (with potential to be extended pending review) which is part of the Employer Engagement Team at Capital City Partnership (CCP). It will be primarily based within the FUSE offices at The Cube, 45 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT.

The post will require a flexible approach (including occasional evening or weekend working in line with business requirements). It will require a strong recruitment skillset and a highly elevated level of employer and partnership working to grow and deliver the Strategic Vision of the FUSE Steering Group.

The Manager’s Role is pivotal to the success of the FUSE Recruitment & Skills offering and will be responsible for leading & co-ordinating the smooth and successful implementation and running of FUSE. It will have a key role in the partnership working between St James Quarter, Capital City Partnership, City of Edinburgh Council and other members of the Joined Up for Business partnership.

The role will require strong and effective co-ordination of the Action Plan stemming from the Steering Group’s Vision.

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Employer Engagement Executive

  • Full time
  • £28,835
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th October 2020

FUSE

The St James Quarter (SJQ) is due to open in Spring 2021 and in a unique private and public partnership between CCP and SJQ, FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub has been developed to support recruitment & training for both the incoming St James Quarter tenants and the current businesses within the local Business Improvement District (BID) managed by Essential Edinburgh. The project is also supported through close partnership working amongst the Joined up for Business and Joined up for Jobs organisations and stakeholders.

The FUSE Recruitment & Skills Hub operates as a centre of excellence for recruitment, training and advice, ensuring an exceptionally high level of service to both candidate and employer. We advocate and work to, best-practice, and our service to local employers enables accurate and efficient job matching, access to a wider candidate pool and to expert support within our network. We work with jobseekers to tailor support where needed, provide access to unique opportunities and are active within schools, higher education organisations and local communities to highlight careers within Retail & Hospitality.

The Job Purpose

This is Fixed Term Position until October 2021 (with potential to be extended pending review) which is part of the Employer Engagement Team at Capital City Partnership (CCP). It will be primarily based within the FUSE offices at The Cube, 45 Leith Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3AT.

The post will require a flexible approach (including occasional evening or weekend working). It will require a strong recruitment skillset and elevated level of employer and partnership working to grow and deliver the Strategic Vision of the FUSE Steering Group.

The Employer Engagement Executive is pivotal to the success of the FUSE Recruitment & Skills offering and will work directly to the FUSE Manager to ensure the smooth and successful implementation and running of FUSE, supporting recruitment and consistently delivering high level engagement with employers.

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Employment Advocacy Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,798 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th November 2020

This post is funded by the National Lottery Young Start to support a new project called Get Hired. Get Hired has developed from our partnership project, Maximise!, which works to identify vulnerable families who need additional support to increase household income. We view this as a response that will prevent poverty and reduce the likelihood of a ‘lost generation’ post Covid.

• The Worker will directly engage with 20 of the most disadvantaged young people in our Maximise! service, many who are care experienced and at high risk of long-term unemployment.

• The Worker will offer support and upskilling, mostly virtually, building trust and linking into our wider skills and employability services to help move each young person into a positive destination.

• The Worker will manage a small fund of £10,000 to help remove barriers and aid progression.

Please note this is a part-time post with flexible hours, minimum 20 and maximum 30 hours per week. Hours and working pattern are negotiable.

Secondments will be considered.

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