Routes To Work South
Routes To Work South

Charity registered in Scotland SC031487

Routes to Work South


Current vacancies

Board Member

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 31st January 2020

"Make a lasting difference, promote opportunity, create choice and enable change"

Routes to Work South is a company limited by guarantee that has been delivering services to the people and businesses of South Lanarkshire for over 20 years. RTWS aims to support those whose needs are greatest, reducing the impact of poverty and providing a wide range of training and employment related opportunities.

The Role

Our current Board has a wealth of experience and knowledge of South Lanarkshire and the sector, bringing passion and commitment to supporting RTWS staff in making our vision a reality. Working closely with the Chair, fellow RTWS Board Members and the Chief Executive, you will play a key role in contributing to the development of strategy, management of risk and overall governance of our organisation. We are looking to bring complementary skill-sets and experience to our Board, and would be keen to hear from you if you have experience in the following areas:

  • Customer Service
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Quality
  • Marketing/Social Media

About Routes to Work South

RTWS is a well established and successful Charity, working in the local authority area of South Lanarkshire with 4 centrally located hubs covering the localities of Cambuslang/Rutherglen, Blantyre/Hamilton, East Kilbride and Rural Clydesdale.

Our hubs are sited alongside partner organisations and we have policy of co-locating with key stakeholders including Skills Development Scotland, Business Gateway and New College Lanarkshire. Each hub is staffed with employability professionals and offers meeting, training and office space as well as free public access to the internet and IT.

RTWS is a national award winner achieving both a National Training Award and Scottish Working Families Business of the Year for their demand led training and commitment to flexible working and fair work practices. A Living Wage Accredited employer, the Board and Staff are committed to providing first class opportunities and customer service to support personal and business growth.

This is a challenging and exciting time for RTWS. The company operates in a very competitive market successfully tendering for contracts from national organisations including Skills Development Scotland, DWP and Scottish Government as well as local services commissioned by Big Lottery Fund, South Lanarkshire Council and smaller grant making bodies.

Employment and skills are complex and politically sensitive fields. Whether providing pre-employment training, in work training or developing sustainable solutions to address food and fuel insecurity, RTWS aims to reduce the effects of poverty and enable change through flexible, responsive and joined up services.

We want to hear from you if you have a passion for making a difference and an empathy with our charitable aims to alleviate poverty and create lasting change in our most disadvantaged communities.

Please note that this position is non-remunerative (reasonable expenses will be paid) and asks for the following commitment: attendance at our full Board meetings 4 times per year (Tuesday between 5-7pm) with additional voluntary involvement in our sub-committees, also 4 times per year (Tuesday between 11am and 1pm).

We are a Disability Confident Employer and welcome applications from a broad cross-section of the community. We are committed to equality and diversity and our Board are strong advocates of equal opportunities.

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Link Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,976
  • Cambuslang
  • Closing 12th July 2019

Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Link Officer to join our Team who can:

  • Achieve targets and KPI's to engage unemployed South Lanarkshire residents;
  • Promote and encourage key client groups to engage in RTWS services;
  • Deliver a range of community events, group sessions and presentations that will provide a menu of available opportunities to unemployed South Lanarkshire residents;
  • Provide information, advice and guidance about a range of issues including careers, education, employment and training, housing, money, health and substance misuse; in partnership with specialist agencies.

Excellent interpersonal skills together with the ability to work imaginatively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure financial compliance.

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Events & Training Administrator

  • Full time
  • £19,500 – £22,500
  • Cambuslang
  • Closing 16th August 2019

***RE-ADVERTISEMENT***

Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Training Administrator with excellent customer service skills to join our Team, main duties will include:

  • Working with Salesforce Administrator and Database and Compliance Administrator to ensure data captured from customers, employers and stakeholders is accurate, meaningful and complies with agreed reporting terms
  • Participating in creating and implementing training and other group events
  • Booking and setting up training rooms and venues
  • Participating in the delivery of promotional events and community activities
  • Managing schedules, records and event finance
  • Assisting with customer consultation and gathering feedback
  • Recording and providing statistical information as required
  • Assisting in training new staff and placements in ensuring high quality customer experience and information, as required

Excellent customer service skills together with the ability to balance competing priorities and deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure financial compliance.

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Employer Services Consultant

  • Full time
  • £24,347
  • Cambuslang
  • Closing 29th August 2019

***RE-ADVERTISEMENT***

Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Employer Services Consultant to join our Team who can:

  • Provide recruitment services and solutions for employers that result in sustainable job outcomes for clients registered with RTWS;
  • Develop and nurture employer relationships so that the largest proportion of job outcomes come from repeat business;
  • Assist employers to identify recruitment and training needs and work with Client Services to deliver a bespoke solution;
  • Gather pertinent information around typical recruitment processes and the labour market in each sector, and use this information to inform service delivery;

Excellent interpersonal skills together with the ability to work imaginatively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure financial compliance.

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Employment Advisor

  • Full time
  • £24,347
  • Cambuslang
  • Closing 29th August 2019

***RE-ADVERTISEMENT***

Are you looking for an organisation where you can make a difference? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people to change their life circumstances? Read on.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with partners to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council's employability and training services.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a strong track record in the delivery of national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Employment Advisor to join our Team who can:

  • Achieve targets and KPI's to support clients to progress and sustain employment;
  • Promote and encourage key client groups to engage in RTWS services
  • Actively manage a caseload of clients with a range of barriers who are at different stages of their employability journey, provide support and access to health and well-being interventions, training opportunities, match them to suitable vacancies and progress them into sustainable employment;
  • Proactively work with clients and employers to increase the range and number of job opportunities available for clients;
  • Deliver a range of 1-2-1 and group support sessions tailored to meet customer needs.

Excellent interpersonal skills together with the ability to work imaginatively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure financial compliance.

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Facilities and Projects Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,694
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 1st October 2019

Are you looking to make a difference? Can you lead and motivate a small team to deliver results and a variety of short to medium term projects? Are you adaptable and enthusiastic about supporting people and change? If yes, then we want to hear from you.

We have an ambitious strategy to deliver positive solutions to reduce poverty and increase skills and employability within South Lanarkshire and to help us achieve this we are seeking a dedicated and experienced Facilities and Projects Lead to join our Team who will be responsible for:

  • Managing Facilities and Maintenance Services across 4 sites;
  • Ensuring all health & safety, environmental, security and customer service standards are met;
  • Planning maintenance works and achieving best value lease and utilities contracts;
  • Leading major projects including replacement or upgrade of existing building systems;
  • Leading employment related projects through use of the company’s facilities to provide opportunities for customers to gain work experience and develop skills.

Excellent team working skills, the ability to motivate staff, work proactively and flexibly to deliver results are essential for this role as is your ability to meet deadlines and ensure targets are met.

Routes to Work South is committed to working with others to deliver a wide range of client-centred services to people most in need. An award-winning company, we are dedicated to reducing poverty and play a central role in the delivery of South Lanarkshire Council employment services alongside national services that address inequalities.

The company has a well-established office and partner network throughout South Lanarkshire and a successful track record in the delivery of local and national contracts. Currently this includes the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland Service and Skills Development Scotland’s Employability Fund.

As a National Training Award winner, we believe in and invest significantly in the development of our staff. We offer a range of benefits and are happy to talk flexible working. The company has been delivering services successfully for over 20 years and recently won the Scottish Top Employers Award for Working Families.

As a Routes to Work South employee you will receive a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package, including Group Life Insurance, BUPA Health Insurance, people friendly working hours and group pension scheme membership.

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