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Employment Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,909 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (temporarily remote working)
  • Closing 17th October 2021

  • Advertised from 20th September 2021
  • £25,909 FTE (pro rata 4 days £20,727.20) 28h (O.8FTE) Contract: 12 months with potential extension depending on funding


Scottish Refugee Council is looking for an Employment Project worker to support the delivery of its Employment project by meeting with individuals to complete an assessment action plan which includes identifying barriers, supporting needs and opportunities to progress towards employment.

In this role, you will be a vital member of the team working directly with people on a one-to-one and will also support the delivery of employers focused training session. You will provide support, information and guidance to help individuals to make informed choices.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is committed to support people to achieve their own goals, has experience of working with people whose first language is not English, as well as having knowledge of the employment and education process. You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills combined with an ability to work in a high-pressure situation in a rapidly changing environment. In addition, you will have to be able to work on your own initiative, have excellent organisational skills and be a confident user of IT systems.

You will be working with employers, and working closely with the Employment Support Officer, other colleagues and partners to provide a holistic service.

Application notes

Closing Date: 17 October 2021 at 23.59pm

Interviews: w/c 25 October 2021

Please note that it is the policy of Scottish Refugee Council to start new employees on the lower end of the specified salary scheme

Application notes:

Application packs are available on our website:

Completed applications should be emailed to by the closing date of Sunday 17th October at midnight

Please note that feedback can only be provided to applicants who reach the interview stage.

This post will be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Scottish Refugee Council is working towards being an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age; disability; gender reassignment; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion and belief; sex and sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership status.

Scottish Refugee Council is a Registered Charity. Charity Number: SC008639