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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Befriending Project Coordinator, Fife (Adults/Older Peoples Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 – £25,349 pro-rata
  • Home-based in Fife
  • Closing 24th January 2022

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.

2) Coordinating a range of befriending activities which connect people with communities to reduce social isolation and loneliness.

3) Being an active member of the Lead Scotland team as we seek to expand and develop our befriending services.

You will be responsible for:

1) Provision of a befriending service for disabled adults and older people to agreed targets.

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.

Are you passionate about reducing social isolation and loneliness? Do you have excellent communication skills and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving? Are you enthusiastic with excellent organisational skills? Do you have previous experience of supporting disabled people with a range of barriers and understand the importance of personalised one-to-one support? 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.

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Befriending Services Manager

  • Part time
  • £32,396 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2022

This is an exciting brand-new post created to develop Lead Scotland Befriending Services to take forward our strategic ambition.

The successful applicant will:

1) Work with the management team to extend our local projects and explore wider coverage of services.

2) Support the development of high-quality befriending opportunities.

3) Enable more disabled people and carers to engage with befriending services which lead to a range of positive outcomes.

4) Manage befriending projects, contracts, and partnerships.

This post will suit someone who is passionate about the power of befriending services to reduce loneliness and isolation and who has a track record of successfully managing people and projects.

You will need very good digital skills and excellent communication skills to balance a busy workload, supporting our strategic growth agenda and creating the conditions for staff and volunteers to flourish.

This post is home-based and 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 Services Manager

  • Part time
  • £32,396 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th February 2022

This is an exciting brand-new post created to develop and manage a growing portfolio of Lead Scotland learning services across Scotland to take forward our strategic ambition.

The successful applicant will:

1) Work with the management team to extend our local and national coverage of services.

2) Deepen and broaden our range of non-formal and formal learning opportunities.

3) Enable more disabled people and carers to engage with learning services which lead to a range of positive outcomes.

4) Manage local and national projects, contracts, and partnerships.

This post will suit someone who is passionate about fair access to life-long, life-wide and learner centred adult learning opportunities, and who has a track record of successfully managing people and projects.

You will need very good digital skills and excellent communication skills to balance a busy workload, supporting our strategic growth agenda and creating the conditions for staff and volunteers to flourish.

This post is home-based and 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 Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,220 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen City & Shire, Adult Learning Project
  • Closing 14th February 2022

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver non-formal and accredited learning programmes in Aberdeen City & Shire 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 Aberdeen City or Shire 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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Befriending Coordinator, Fife Young Carers

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 2nd May 2022

We seek a part-time (21 hours per week) Befriending Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Fife Young Carers project. This is a befriending service for Young Carers who are socially isolated and who need a break from their caring responsibilities. You will recruit, match and support a network of volunteer befrienders one to one with young carers. You will also liaise with a range of organisations, particularly Fife Young Carers.

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.

About you:

You must enjoy working with young people, be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, have very good digital skills, be an effective networker, self-starter and proven team player. Experience of training volunteers and supporting young people 12 to 18 years of age in the above context would be an advantage.

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Learning Coordinator - Aberdeenshire Employability Project

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Home-based in Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 23rd May 2022

We seek a part-time (28 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Aberdeenshire Employability Project. This is a learning service for young disabled people and carers aged up to 25 who experience barriers to work and education.

The successful applicant 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.

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.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will 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.

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Befriending Coordinator, Fife Young Carers

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 27th June 2022

About the role:

We seek an additional part-time (21 hours per week) Befriending Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Fife Young Carers project. This is a befriending service for Young Carers who are socially isolated and who need a break from their caring responsibilities. You will recruit, match, and support a network of volunteer befrienders one to one with young carers. You will also liaise with a range of organisations, particularly Fife Young Carers.

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.

About you:

You must enjoy working with young people, be enthusiastic, have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving, have very good digital skills, be an effective networker, self-starter, and proven team player. Experience of training volunteers and supporting young people 12 to 18 years of age in the above context would be an advantage.

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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.

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Learning Coordinator, Fife Adult Carers Project

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Home based in Fife
  • Closing 27th June 2022

About the role:

We seek a part-time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Adult Carers Digital Project. This is a learning service for carers aged 16 through life who lack digital skills or who experience barriers when engaging with technology.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

1) Support adult unpaid carers to develop relevant key digital skills and confidence to support their caring responsibilities.

2) Share learning with other workers who want to develop skills and confidence to support unpaid carers to use digital skills.

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.

About you:

You will be passionate about the use of digital skills to support adult carers, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one and in small groups, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. Access to appropriate transport is essential to travel to homes and communities.

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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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Engagement & Fundraising Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,021 – £28,492
  • Edinburgh office or home based
  • Closing 11th July 2022

About the role:

We seek a full-time Engagement and Fundraising Officer to engage supporters, build effective relationships, raise funds, and enhance the profile of Lead Scotland’s work through marketing, engagement, and communication with supporters. This role will also assist in engaging the interest of potential volunteers across Scotland.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning in Scotland and engaging positively with adult learners, staff, volunteers, and wider stakeholders. This will require that you are confident in communicating one-to-one, with groups, with partner organisations, and have a flexible, dynamic, and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be adept at using your creative skills to tell the story of our work in different ways to a range of audiences using a range of media. As such you will be digitally agile, comfortable in deploying technology across different online platforms to engage people.

A capable fundraiser and project manager, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to raise funds and create new relationships and partnerships with stakeholders. In doing so, you will be inclusive in your approach: someone who is committed to working in a way which is inclusive by default.

The Engagement & Fundraising Officer post involves travel throughout Scotland. It could be based at Lead Scotland’s headquarters in Edinburgh, but homebased working could be considered depending on location.

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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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Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,309 – £24,112
  • Edinburgh - Hybrid working
  • Closing 25th July 2022

We seek an Administrator to provide high quality administration support across our organisation.

Are you:

  • Enthusiastic: someone who loves admin and providing high quality support to a hardworking, busy team
  • A plate spinner: someone who thrives on an ever-changing task list and competing priorities
  • A swan: someone who remains calm when things get hectic
  • A dynamic problem solver: someone who can think creatively
  • Digitally Agile: someone who embraces the potential of technology and finds digital solutions
  • Flexible and receptive to change: someone who embraces change with a view to keep improving our core support services

An effective listener: someone who listens to what people need in order to provide high quality services

Hybrid working is currently in place for this post, split between home based and in our Main office in 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH5 2FF

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Learning Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 15th August 2022

About the role:

We seek a part time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead Scotland’s Fife Adult Learning Project. This is a learning service for disabled adults, unpaid carers, and people who experience multiple barriers to education and training.

The successful applicant 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.

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

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, be confident in communicating one-to-one or with groups, and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will 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 Fife. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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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Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dundee
  • Closing 15th August 2022

About the role:

We seek a sessional worker to work across two projects in Dundee:

Dundee Learning Project: deliver non formal and formal learning programmes one to one and in small groups. The time commitment in hours per week will be agreed by negotiation but is likely to be 7 hours per week flexibly worked.

Dundee Carers Digital Project– support carers to learn relevant digital skills matching their motivation to learn. Operating a drop-in digital support service at Dundee Carers centre. The time commitment in hours per week will be agreed by negotiation but is likely to be 3.5 hours per week flexibly worked.

This post is home-based. The work will be in Dundee and will mostly be in person working in a peripatetic way using local community venues as bases to meet learners. You will be working alongside our Dundee Learning Coordinator on both projects.

It is regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of digital skills, digital confidence, and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their basic digital skills and cyber safety. You will be capable of working one-to-one with learners, and of tailoring and delivering learning programmes. The role involves travelling throughout Dundee.

Applications from disabled people:

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 in the online form. 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.

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Learning Coordinator, Fife Adult Carers Project

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 25th November 2022

We seek a part-time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Adult Carers Digital Project. This is a learning service for carers aged 16 through life who lack digital skills or who experience barriers when engaging with technology.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

  1. Support adult unpaid carers to develop relevant key digital skills and confidence to support their caring responsibilities.
  2. Share learning with other workers who want to develop skills and confidence to support unpaid carers to use digital skills.

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

About you:

You will be passionate about the use of digital skills to support adult carers, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one and in small groups, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. Access to appropriate transport is essential to travel to homes and communities.

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Sessional Worker – Aberdeenshire

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 9th December 2022

We seek a sessional worker to work in our Aberdeenshire Employability Project.

Work with participants in small groups, with the support of volunteers to provide the learning and support required for learners to develop skills and confidence matching their motivation to engage with development offers at stage 2 and beyond of the employability pipeline, either with Lead or with other employability provision offered by partners. We anticipate many learners will want to develop their confidence, communication skills, workplace skills, and digital skills. Ensure participants are supported to transition to college or to other community learning opportunities to achieve their outcomes and to access online resources and services safely.

The time commitment in hours per week will be agreed by negotiation but is likely to be up to 28 hours per week flexibly worked.

This post is home-based. The work will be in Aberdeenshire and will be in person working in a peripatetic way using local community venues as bases to meet learners, or in online settings. You will be working alongside our Aberdeenshire Employability Learning Coordinator.

It is regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of confidence-building and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their learning and/or employability. You will be capable of tailoring and delivering learning programmes. The role involves travelling throughout Aberdeenshire.

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Learning Coordinator, Aberdeenshire Employability Project

  • Part time
  • £23,917 pro-rata
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 9th December 2022

We seek a part-time (28 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Aberdeenshire Employability Project. This is a learning service for young disabled people and carers aged up to 25 who experience barriers to work and education.

The successful applicant 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.

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.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will 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.

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Learning Coordinator, Perth & Kinross Digital Skills Project

  • Full time
  • £23,917
  • Perth & Kinross
  • Closing 9th December 2022

We seek a full time (35 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead Scotland’s Perth and Kinross Digital Skills Project. This is a learning service for digitally excluded council tenants who experience barriers to digital skills and online opportunities.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

  1. Working with participants in small groups or one-to-one, with the support of volunteers and the tenants’ peer network, to provide the learning and support required to familiarise users with the devices and connectivity provided by PKC.
  2. Ensuring participants are supported to understand the potential of technology to achieve their outcomes, to build digital confidence, and to access online resources and services safely.

This post is home-based in Perth & Kinross, includes travel to learners’ homes and communities and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of digital skills, digital confidence, and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their basic digital skills and cyber safety. You will be capable 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.

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