FARE Scotland
FARE Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC006807

FARE Scotland (Family Action in Rogerfield and Easterhouse) is a voluntary organisation working within disadvantaged communities throughout Central Scotland. FARE strive to raise people's aspirations, encourage them to become more involved in their communities, create opportunities for personal development and equip them with the skills required to deal with the demands of 21st century life.

Current vacancies

Hospitality Employability Keyworker

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2022

FAREs Employability team deliver accredited industry training and support to members of the local and wider community to access further education, training and/or employment. The post holder will work closely with the Employability Manager to ensure high quality programmes are delivered to achieve individual aims for the candidates across the employability pipeline. The Employability Keyworker will be responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating training for groups wishing to enter the hospitality industry. They will also be responsible for forming relationships with key stakeholders including local hospitality venues at Glasgow Fort.

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Retail Employability Keyworker

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2022

FAREs Employability team deliver accredited industry training and support to members of the local and wider community to access further education, training and/or employment. The post holder will work closely with the Employability Manager to ensure high quality programmes are delivered to achieve individual aims for the candidates across the employability pipeline. The Employability Keyworker will be responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating training for groups wishing to enter the retail/customer service industry. They will also be responsible for forming relationships with key stakeholders including local retailers at Glasgow Fort.

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Early Years Employability Keyworker

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2022

FAREs Employability team provide industry accredited training and support to members of the local and wider community to access further education, training and/or employment. The post holder will work closely with the Employability Manager to ensure high quality Early Years programmes are delivered to achieve their aims for the candidates. The Early Years Employability Keyworker will be responsible for designing, delivering, and evaluating experiential training for young people who are interested in a career within the Early Years sector. They will also be responsible for forming relationships with key stakeholders within the sector including the FARE Play nursery.

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Family Employability Support Workers x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2022

Position: Family Employability Support Worker (Employability & Skills Development)

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

The post holder, working with a range of partners, will be responsible for the development and delivery of employability and skills interventions. The post holder will provide holistic support that will minimise barriers and provide access to training that leads to increased skills development and progression along the employability pipeline for the full family unit (as required).

This project is being run in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Clyde Gateway and is an integral part of the Supporting Families (SF) in Clyde Gateway: Whole Family Approach to Employability.

Working alongside key stakeholders and curriculum leads/service provision in schools and communities (including but not limited to Headteacher/Job Centre /DYW lead/Financial Inclusion Service Officer/SDS/Community Partners) and appointed FARE staff, the post holder will align and connect with services that enhance employment and skills opportunities to support young people and their families in a whole families approach. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults, and families in the area. The post holder will have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty and its symptoms through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. Ultimately, closing the gap in measures such as worklessness, educational attainment and skills shortages. An awareness of key policies at a local and national level would be beneficial.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside local people and other organisations through strategic working to meet the needs of the families. The post holder will have excellent oral and written communication skills s/he will have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

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Family Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th October 2021

Our shared vision is to support children and young people to live with their parents and brothers and sisters, or where this is in the best interest of children, with their extended family, enabling them to grow up in their community with their friends, and attend their local school.

The Family Support Practitioner will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with families to support and enable positive change and to improve outcomes. You'll join a team with an opportunity to work supporting and empowering families to achieve positive outcomes.

An assessment of need will be undertaken to identify needs, strengths and challenges that each family faces, the interventions will be based on expressed family needs and goals and will include advice, guidance, parenting support, 1:1 work with children and liaising with partner agencies. The post holder will carry out assessments, planned support and reviews and support families to overcome barriers. Working as part of a team, you will attend meetings and work alongside partner agencies, advocating on behalf of children and families.

Reporting to: Community Support & Development Manager

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Finance and Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £37,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2021

This role will suit an individual who is not only skilled in financial and business management, skills which could be gained in the voluntary, private or public sectors, but who shares our values and is committed to making social change in Glasgow and Scotland. As we continue to grow, we need someone who can join our management team who will be result driven, with a focus on continuous improvement.

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Youth worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in Knightswood Secondary)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Community Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow (based in St Mungo’s Academy)
  • Closing 21st October 2021

Working alongside the wider team within FARE and school staff, the community worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and families. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, it’s symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions and deliver a range of SCQF rated qualifications to pupils and families.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes by working alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

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Youth worker (based in Hillpark Secondary School)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st December 2021

Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and organise a variety of youth services.
  • Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both students and parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
  • On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
  • To establish activities which will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their families.
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of F.A.R.E’s attainment programme for at risk young people.
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and F.A.R.E/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of F.A.R.E as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding applications.
  • Attend training opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.

Person Specification

  • Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
  • Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to facilitate group work sessions
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
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Youth Worker (school based)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th December 2021

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

Working alongside the Wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. While also having experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions delivering a range of SCQF rated qualification to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the schools catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and organise a variety of youth services.
  • Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both students and parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
  • On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
  • To establish activities which will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their families.
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of FAREs attainment programme for at risk young people.
  • Providing group work and 1to1 support
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and FARE/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of FARE as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding applications.
  • Attend training opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.

Person Specification

  • Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 4 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
  • Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to facilitate group work sessions
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
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Family Liaison Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th February 2022

Working alongside the wider FARE team, the Family Liaison Officer (school based) will maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. While also having experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside the school, local people and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families with the School catchment area. The post holder will be based in the school and therefore should have good oral and written communication skills s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

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Family Liaison Officer (School Based)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Barrhead High School, East Renfrewshire
  • Closing 10th March 2022

Reporting to:Attainment & Skills Manager

Working alongside the Wider FARE team, the Family Liaison Officer (school-based) will maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. While also having experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities.

S/he will have experience in planning and delivering needs-led programmes by working alongside the school, local people and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families with the School catchment area. The post holder will be based in the school and therefore should have good oral and written communication skills s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the school SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with FARE SMT and school staff to develop, promote and organise Family Liaison Services.
  • Raise attendance issues with parents; meet with both pupils and parents in order to support them to improve attendance and/or attainment.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern in order to successfully improve their attendance and/or qualifications.
  • On-going monitoring of attendance of pupils identified as non-attenders and\or those at risk of falling out of the academic structure.
  • To establish activities that will promote the personal, social, educational and material welfare of young people and their families.
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the impact of the project and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of FARE’s attainment programme for at-risk young people.
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and FARE/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of FARE as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Participate in fundraising activities and the development of funding applications.
  • Attend training opportunities.
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to share learning and develop practice through feedback
  • Ability to challenge, in a constructive manner, negative attitudes
  • Excellent IT skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, particularly for database-related work
  • Educated to HNC/HND level or a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Driving License (desirable) (Maximum 6 penalty points)
  • Good knowledge of CSD/Family Support initiatives
  • Knowledge of statutory organisations
  • Experience in providing outcomes-focused programmes to individuals excluded from mainstream society
  • Experience in delivering Family Support/CSD programmes
  • Experience in providing in-work support
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Family Support Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th March 2022

Our shared vision is to support children and young people to live with their parents and brothers and sisters, or where this is in the best interest of children, with their extended family, enabling them to grow up in their community with their friends, and attend their local school. The Family Support Practitioner will be part of a multi-disciplinary team with families to support and enable positive change and to improve outcomes. You'll join a team with an opportunity to work supporting and empowering families to achieve positive outcomes.

An assessment of need will be undertaken to identify needs, strengths and challenges that each family faces, the interventions will be based on expressed family needs and goals and will include advice, guidance, parenting support, 1:1 work with children and liaising with partner agencies. The post holder will carry out assessments, planned support and reviews and support families to overcome barriers. Working as part of a team, you will attend meetings and work alongside partner agencies, advocating on behalf of children and families.

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Youth worker (based in Whitehill Secondary School)

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £24,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th April 2022

Working alongside the wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and need-identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. You should have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms, and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities, including volunteering and mentoring opportunities.

The post holder will facilitate group work sessions, delivering a range of SCQF-rated qualifications to pupils.

S/he will have experience in planning and delivering needs-led programmes. You will work alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills, and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Nursery Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £21,000 – £23,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th May 2022

Job Purpose

The main purpose of the post is to enable FARE Scotland to develop and deliver high-quality nursery services for children aged 2-5 years and their families through the development and operation of children’s indoor and outdoor nurseries in and around FARE’s head office in Easterhouse. Through the delivery of these services FARE will also provide training and development opportunities in childcare for local people disadvantaged in the labour market.

Key Responsibilities:

• To effectively deliver activities/programmes ensuring that the individual needs and interests of the children in the setting are met.

• To keep records of your key children’s development and learning journeys to share with parent’s carers, and other key adults in the child’s life.

• To support all staff and work well within a team.

• To develop and maintain strong partnerships and communication with parents/carers to facilitate daily care and development needs.

• To work with all nursery policies and procedures and in line with current legislation.

• To ensure that the indoor and outdoor environment is high quality in order to meet the needs of all children in the nursery.

• To work as part of a larger team to ensure all essential day to day tasks are completed in line with the nursery demands i: e hygiene standards and room preparation.

• To understand all safeguarding procedures, and to make the Designated Safeguarding Lead aware of any concerns in relation to the safeguarding of our children, families, or colleagues.

• To demonstrate effective written and verbal communication with all stakeholders of the nursery and wider community including parents, professionals and colleagues.

• To create effective plans for children and families based on clear outcomes, ensuring a high degree of responsiveness to stakeholders and service users.

• To ensure the safety, security and well-being of all children, staff and visitors at all times.

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Youth Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2022

Working alongside the wider FARE Community Support and Development (CSD) the post holder will help plan and deliver a range of high quality youth engagement programmes within the communities FARE serves. This will involve working in partnership with various third sector, statutory organisations and local schools within FARE’s areas of responsibility.

S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities as well as issue based group-work sessions within Glasgow East secondary schools.

S/he will aim to raise young people’s awareness on risky behaviours surrounding them such as the short and long term implications of involvement in gang violence, knife crime, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse and the dangers/impact of social media. S/he will work with young people to provide a range of diversionary activities chosen by young people.

The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people and families. They will work alongside young people with the aim of improving their confidence, supporting them to overcome any barriers they face, and encourage reengagement with positive destinations e.g. learning, employability, youth activities. Giving them the best opportunity to reach their true potential.

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Youth Engagement Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £27,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd July 2022

As part of FARE’s Community Support and Development (CSD) team, the post holder will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering a range of high quality youth engagement programmes within the communities FARE serves. This will involve working in partnership with various third sector, statutory organisations and local schools within FARE’s areas of responsibility. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities as well as issue based group-work sessions within Glasgow East secondary schools.

S/he will help plan and provide programmes that will aim to raise young people’s awareness on risky behaviours surrounding them such as the short and long term implications of involvement in gang violence, knife crime, anti-social behaviour, substance misuse and the dangers/impact of social media. S/he will work with young people to provide a range of diversionary activities chosen by young people.

The post holder will have a good knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people and families. Working as part of a team, you will attend meetings and work alongside partner agencies, advocating on behalf of children and families.

They will work alongside young people with the aim of improving their confidence, supporting them to overcome any barriers they face, and encourage reengagement with positive destinations e.g. learning, employability, youth activities. Giving them the best opportunity to reach their true potential.

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Youth worker (Knightswood Secondary School)

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £25,000
  • Knightswood Secondary School, Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2022

Working alongside the Wider FARE team and school staff, the youth worker will help maximise the potential of local facilities to meet the needs of school pupils and local people of all ages. S/he will develop and participate in the delivery of a range of joint and needs identified activities. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults and families. While also having experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty, its symptoms and close the attainment gap through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. The post holder will facilitate group work sessions delivering a range of SCQF rated qualification to pupils.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside the school and other organisations in a strategic working group to meet the needs of the pupils and their families within the school catchment area. The post holder should have good oral and written communication skills and s/he must have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to ensure continued funding and for progress reports to the schools SLT (Senior Leadership Team) FAREs board of directors and various funding bodies.
  • Work closely with the Attainment & Skills Manager and school staff to develop, promote and organise a variety of youth services.
  • Attend meetings with the schools Senior Leadership Team and other agencies that can support students that are a concern to successfully improve their outcomes.
  • To establish activities which will promote the personal, social, educational, and material welfare of the young people
  • Ensure the collection and collation of statistics as required to evaluate the projects impact and for progress reports.
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of FARE/Schools attainment programme for at risk young people.
  • Providing group work and 1 to 1 support for young people
  • Establish and maintain contact with relevant outside agencies.
  • Maintain all records in accordance with guidelines from FARE and the school.
  • Comply with all relevant legislation and FARE/school policies.
  • Promote the objectives of FARE as stated in its constitution.
  • Write reports, as requested.
  • Be visible during break times to all young people
  • Participate in fund raising activities and the development of funding applications to support young people’s development with the school.
  • Attend training opportunities identified by the School/FARE
  • Attend meetings, as requested.
  • Undertake any other duties as specified by the SMT/SLT.

Person Specification

  • Educated to minimum SCQF level 7 in relevant field or have minimum 3 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office packages, including databases
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both orally and written
  • Full driving licence (maximum 6 points)
  • The drive and initiative to work independently
  • Ability to work with people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to facilitate group work sessions
  • Organised and systematic approach to monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to motivate individuals facing barriers

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

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