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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Sessional Workers (Adult Learning)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Home based in Aberdeenshire.
  • Closing 1st August 2019

We seek up to three sessional workers to deliver formal and informal learning programmes in Aberdeenshire to individuals and small groups of disabled people and carers and to small groups of practitioners.

These are rewarding, exciting and varied posts allowing you to work with learners on their self-identified learning plans. You will help to build participants’ confidence, guiding them to success and onward work or learning.

You can expect to get involved with supporting a wide range of learning in areas including community action and leadership, basic digital skills, literacies, creative courses, reflective learning or core skills.

For those candidates with significant digital and online experience, you can also expect to be working with groups of learners online to explore how thinking digitally enhances the way individuals and organisations can deliver their services.

This post is home-based in Aberdeenshire. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes, group support in community venues and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

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.

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Learning Coordinator Highland (Employability Project)

  • Part time
  • £22,765 pro-rata
  • Home based in Highland
  • Closing 1st August 2019

We seek a part-time Learning Coordinator to deliver informal and formal 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 onward through the employability pipeline.

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

You will be responsible for

1)Delivering defined 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. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

This post is home-based in Highland. The work will involve some visits to learner’s homes and involves regulated work for which a PVG will be required.

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.

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Administrator

  • Part time
  • £18,617 – £21,380 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 18th August 2019

We seek a part-time Administrator to provide high quality administrative support to the work of projects and our main office.

Are you:

· Enthusiastic: someone who loves office admin and providing high quality core support to a hard working, 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

· Interpersonally engaged: someone capable of engaging with a range of stakeholders. Inclusive in your approach: someone who strives to provide services which are efficient and accessible

This post is based in Lead’s Main office. Please note our main office is moving to 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH5 2FF from the 30th August, 2019.

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Volunteering

Volunteer Befriender (1:1)

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Befriending / Mentoring

20th August 2019

Lead Scotland's befriending service offers young carers in Fife some "me" time away from their caring role by enabling young people to have access to the same opportunities as their peers. Thus Lead Scotland are looking for volunteer befrienders to make a difference to the life o… Read more

Lead Scotland Project Volunteers

Tutoring / Supporting Learners

30th July 2019

At Lead Scotland we believe in the power of learning. We believe that offering disabled people and carers the right supportive environment in which to learn and grow which enables the self-creation of positive futures in education, community involvement and work. We offer SCQF a… Read more

Study Support Worker for Disabled People/Carers

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Tutoring / Supporting Learners

19th April 2019

Most of our volunteers offer one-to-one support. Many learners ask for learning support such as talking through challenges and sharing skills and knowledge of a subject. Some ask for practical support such as scribing, typing up notes and being accompanied to college. Our learner… Read more

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