Charity registered in Scotland SC030186
Access to Industry was established in 2000 and is an award winning charity based in Edinburgh with a main objective of moving excluded people into further education and then onto employment. Access to Industry helps excluded people take steps towards employment by developing and delivering work focused education and training through partnership with key education and training providers. We support a number of key groups which include: - Youth and adult offenders, people with drug and alcohol dependency, young people who are out of work & young people leaving care.
Based within Dundee you will work 1:1 with people towards employment but who face significant challenges because of a history of substance misuse and/or offending is compounding other barriers to progression. You will have a base but will work in outreach across the city. You will be establishing this new service for Access to Industry within the area and building key relationships with referring organisations.
You will offer specialised knowledge and support to EnCompass clients around their welfare rights, financial capabilities and benefit assessments. Providing people with information, advice and support around various levels of benefits, appeals, income maximisation and tribunals.
For further information about this role, please download the Application Pack below.
You will offer employability casework to clients through one to one support. You will engage clients in positive progression routes both in house through our Community College and skills based learning and externally. You will support the wider EnCompass team through development of in house courses and training to meet the needs of the clients.
To find out more about this role, please download the Application Pack below.
You will be part of a team of four Passport CashBack staff members working within HMP YOI Polmont. Engaging one-to-one throughout their sentence you will start to build a young person’s ability to progress into a positive destination. On liberation you will offer continued support within your assigned community. You will offer signposting & introductions for your young people being liberated who live outwith AI’s direct communities. You will work in partnership to achieve the best support for young people. Annually you will manage a caseload of 22 young people.
Two AI caseworkers will cover communities in the West of Scotland: mainly Glasgow; North Lanarkshire; South Lanarkshire; North Ayrshire; East Ayrshire
One AI caseworker will cover communities in the East of Scotland: mainly Tayside; Fife
A unique opportunity has arisen for AI to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic individual who is able to work creatively within our EnCompass Team. The role will involve managing a caseload, alongside being lead contact with Edinburgh College lecturers and managing the day to day operations of the community college and being responsible for the digital communication of the EnCompass Team.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Access to Industry’s EdinMe Service as a full-time Caseworker. You will work in a trauma informed way supporting young people aged 16-21, with complex health and social issues, to progress towards education, training or employment. You will be part of a small team working one-to-one with young people and you will have lead responsibility for developing and delivering structured group work.
To find out more about this role, please download the Job Description & Person Specification below.
*The post is based at 156 Cowgate. Currently there is a blend of office-based, outreach and home-working.
This project is funded by City of Edinburgh Council and Corra PDI.
About the Role: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Access to Industry’s new team supporting adults, who are parents. Access Data will support parents towards digital citizenship and careers linked to Data Driven Innovation (DDI). You will be responsible for developing this innovative new project and will work with parents who are either currently not in work, or in work but on a low income. Your wider team will be working with parents in Edinburgh who are unemployed. You will be a motivated self-starter who has the ability to instil in others an enthusiasm for learning and data. Your creativity will ensure learning encourages skills and interest in parents in the use of data and its application in future employment opportunities. You will be supported by Access to Industry and by a steering group from the data sector. You will make the project available to parents at a time, and place, that works for them.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Access to Industry’s new team supporting adults, who are parents. Access to Industry (AI) are looking to recruit a full time (35 hours) and a part time (17.5 - 21 hours) caseworker for our project Access Progress. You will be a self-starter and be creative in order to find and engage with eligible parents across Edinburgh. Eligible parents will be both unemployed. Your role will also be to support them develop confidence and skills to progress either into continued learning & employment and/or increase their in-work prospects. You will make the project available to parents at a time, and place, that works for them.
An opportunity has arisen for Access to Industry (AI) to recruit a creative and enthusiastic individual to manage teams across Edinburgh, Lothian and Dundee who support vulnerable individuals. To do this you’ll be a leader who is empathetic to the development and support needs of others. You will be creative and be able to respond to changing requirements. You will be focused on successful project achievement.