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Employer Learning Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,814 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 6th January 2022

  • Advertised from 1st December 2021
  • 17.5 hours per week, fixed term until December 2024.
  • plus 6% pension
  • ELO21


In-work poverty is one of the key challenges we now face in addressing poverty in Scotland. The Poverty Alliance are recruiting for an exciting new role, an Employer Learning Officer, as part of a team looking to support employers to develop new approaches to address in-work poverty. ‘Serving the Future’ is a new collaborative project, delivered in partnership with The Fraser of Allander Institute and the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Future at University of Strathclyde and funded by the Robertson Trust.

This role will lead on facilitating a program of Action Learning focused on engaging with employers in the hospitality sector to help develop new responses to in-work poverty. It will be responsible for maintaining engagement with employers, designing, and facilitating Action Learning Sets, and supporting the implementation of outcomes.

The role will be part of team of researchers working collaboratively with businesses and utilising evidence and innovation to make change. It will suit an individual who has a background in facilitation and learning, with experience of working with diverse stakeholders, including business and social enterprise. The post holder will have strong communications skills and a clear commitment to social justice and tackling poverty.

Application notes

Extended Closing date for applications: 12 noon, 6th January 2022

Interview dates: 14th January 2022

For more information, including a job description and application form please visit

For an enquiry regarding this post please contact Fiona McHardy, Research and Information Manager

To apply for the post please complete and return the application and equal opportunities form to

CVs will not be accepted.

The Poverty Alliance aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from any person who can demonstrate that they meet the requirements for the post, and we are happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Please note that the Poverty Alliance has a legal duty to ensure those employed have the right to work and remain in the UK, the successful candidate will be required to confirm their eligibility prior to appointment.