Lead Scotland
Lead Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003949

Lead (Linking Education and Disability) Scotland lead.org.uk is a voluntary organisation that exists to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland.

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Two Learning Coordinators

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • Home based in Highland or Moray
  • Closing 10th May 2021

We seek two part-time Learning Coordinators to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in the Highland and Moray regions to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north of Scotland for the next three years.

You will be responsible for

1) Delivering and assessing one to one and small group, non-formal and accredited learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. You will deliver our accredited Community Action Leadership Award, the Adult Achievement Award and other courses as defined by learners.

2) Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland or Moray and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

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Learning Coordinator (North Lanarkshire)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 – £25,349 pro-rata
  • Home based in North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th June 2021

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in the North Lanarkshire area to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to education and work.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

  1. Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.
  2. Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the South of Scotland for the next three years.

You will be responsible for:

  1. Delivering and assessing one to one and small group, non-formal and accredited learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. You will deliver the accredited Adult Achievement Awards and other courses as defined by learners.
  2. Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in North Lanarkshire and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

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Befriending Project Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £22,765 – £25,349 pro-rata
  • Home based in Fife
  • Closing 19th July 2021

This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.

We seek a part-time Befriending Coordinator to market and deliver our well-established befriending service in the Fife area to adults and older people who are socially isolated, lonely or disconnected as a result of disability, ill health or other circumstances.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

1)Engaging and supporting disabled adults and older people to overcome key barriers to participation and to undertake a range of befriending activities as defined by them to connect them with their communities to reduce social isolation and loneliness.

2)Being an active member of the Lead Scotland team as we seek to expand and develop our befriending services in the South of Scotland over the next three years.

You will be responsible for:

1)Provision of a befriending service for disabled adults and older people to agreed targets as defined by our funder.

2)Recruiting, supporting and developing a bank of volunteer befrienders and matching individuals for one-to-one support.

3)Working in partnership with a range of organisations, particularly third sector and statutory bodies.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community development and support.

This post will suit those that are passionate about supporting others, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with excellent organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people with a range of barriers, and of working one-to-one with individuals. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across the seven main localities of Fife.

This post is home-based in Fife and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

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Learning & Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,520 – £27,662
  • Home based
  • Closing 3rd August 2021

We seek a Learning and Development Officer to support staff to work in an agile and creative way across projects and to enhance our flexible provision of support and accessible learning programmes to disabled people, carers, and practitioners. This is an exciting new role with Lead Scotland helping us to move confidently towards an enhanced national offer for disabled people and carers in Scotland.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting, learning opportunities and participation options.

2) Engaging with practitioners to overcome barriers to disabled people engaging in online services.

3) Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers to transition into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

You will be responsible for

1) Supporting local and national staff by responding flexibly to learner need throughout our areas of operation.

2) Driving engagement of participants, support learner progression, and assisting with the growth of our digital learning channels.

Experience of developing and delivering online learning would be an advantage, as would a track record of agile, responsive working with a range of audience sizes.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning and the creative ways this can be achieved in the 21st century.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and ideally have previous experience of rapid engagement with project delivery.

This post is home-based anywhere in Scotland and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymousequal opportunities formto help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

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Perth & Kinross Learning Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £22,765 – £25,349
  • Home based in Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 20th September 2021

We seek a Learning Co-ordinator who will inspire people to learn key digital skills. The successful candidate will deliver non-formal and accredited digital skills learning programmes across Perth & Kinross to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

  1. Engaging and supporting disabled people, carers and others to overcome barriers to improve their digital skills, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes.
  2. Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new exciting digital learning opportunities.

You will be responsible for

  1. Delivering and assessing one to one and small group, non-formal and accredited digital learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder.
  2. Delivering digital skills learning programmes, the Adult Achievement Award and other courses as defined by learners.
  3. Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.
  4. Working closely in partnership with Perth & Kinross Council and other key partners

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of digital, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving. You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

We are grateful to Perth and Kinross Council who fund the work of this project.

This post is home-based in Perth & Kinross and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

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Learning Coordinator, Highland

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • This post is home-based in Highland
  • Closing 18th October 2021

Learning Coordinator, Highland (Supporting People, Connecting Communities Project).

Part-time 21hrs per week

Starts at £22,765 (pro rata), pension, expenses, 25 days annual leave and 12 days public holidays per year (pro rata). Initially fixed term appointment to 31st December 2022

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in the Highland region to individuals and small groups of disabled people, carers and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1)Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

2)Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north of Scotland for the next three years.

You will be responsible for

1)Delivering and assessing one to one and small group, non-formal and accredited learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. You will deliver our accredited Community Action Leadership Award, the Adult Achievement Award and other courses as defined by learners.

2)Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymousequal opportunities formto help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

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Learning Coordinator, Aberdeenshire (AEA Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • Home based in Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 15th November 2021

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in the Aberdeenshire region to individuals and small groups of disabled young adults (16-19) and those experiencing barriers to work and education.

The successful applicants will be committed to:

1)Engaging and supporting disabled young adults to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

2)Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in the north of Scotland for the next three years.

You will be responsible for

1)Delivering and assessing one-to-one and small group, non-formal, and accredited learning programmes to agreed targets as defined by our funder. You will deliver activities, learning, training, and courses as defined by learners.

2)Working alongside and supporting volunteers in delivering learning.

Experience of managing volunteers would be an advantage, as would a track record of experience in community learning and young adult guidance and support.

This post will suit those who are passionate about the transformative power of learning and person-centred support, who have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You must be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting disabled young adults experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. A full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Aberdeenshire and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this on your covering letter. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats. Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please completeour anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

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