Scottish Union Of Supported Employment
Scottish Union Of Supported Employment

Charity registered in Scotland SC027649

The Scottish Union of Supported Employment is an umbrella organisation for public, private and voluntary bodies interested in supported employment and social inclusion. We promote the right of all individuals with a disability or long-term health condition to achieve their full potential, specifically overcoming barriers to employment and accessing real jobs for real pay. Working with our members and stakeholders we pioneer new approaches, challenge assumptions and champion best practice in our field.

Current vacancies

Public Social Partnership Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,000
  • Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 14th December 2021

We are recruiting for an exciting post that will support the delivery of the Apt Disability Employment Gap Public Social Partnership (PSP).

A PSP is a strategic partnering arrangement which involves the third sector in the design and commissioning of public services. The Disability Employment Gap PSP is a unique and forward thinking initiative in the Scottish employability landscape. It is delivering a range of innovative projects which support employers to address the gaps in their knowledge and expertise, improving the employment prospects of disabled people and working towards a culture change in our workplaces.

The Development Manager will support the ongoing implementation of the PSP, co-ordinate its day-to-day activities and work closely with partners and workstreams and ensure the aims of the PSP are delivered.

SUSE has been selected as the lead partner of the PSP and is the host employer of the PSP Development Manager. We are looking for an individual who has excellent communication skills and knowledge of the employability sector. She/he will have experience of delivering successful projects, be adept at building partnerships and engaging stakeholders and demonstrate drive and commitment to achieving lasting change in Scotland’s workplaces.

You can read more about the Apt PSP here and by visiting the Apt Website

Please note this role is homeworking (predominantly) with an office base in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire (some travel throughout Scotland)

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Digital Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire (with some travel throughout Scotland)
  • Closing 28th September 2021

We are recruiting for an exciting new post that will support the delivery of our SUSE Digital Hub.

The Scottish Union of Supported Employment (SUSE) is the national representative body for supported employment providers and anyone interested in ensuring that disadvantaged people across our country have the opportunity of a working life. We bring organisations together to campaign, network, improve how we work and share our experiences. Our aim is to support people with disadvantages to find and retain paid work by increasing the availability, quality and impact of supported employment services in Scotland.

SUSE has been awarded a grant from the Adapt & Thrive fund to develop a SUSE Digital Hub. The Digital Communications Officer will join our small team and will lead on this exciting project. Duties will include developing creative, engaging and informative digital content for use across the SUSE website and our social media channels, creating a range of short films, participating in the development of our marketing plan, designing a range of resources including promotional materials, serving as the managing editor of the SUSE website and working with our website development partner to develop online resources

SUSE is also the lead partner in the Disability Employment Gap Public Social Partnership. The Digital Communications Officer will contribute to the delivery of the project, specifically leading on the Digital Recruitment Review element including liaison and support for employers.

Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer