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Digital Employability Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £29,000
  • Glasgow, Initially home-based
  • Closing 18th October 2021

  • Advertised from 29th September 2021
  • Contract: 1 year and thereafter dependent on future funding. Secondments considered; 25 days holiday plus 12 fixed days. Reports to: Head of Employability & Anti-Poverty. Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Ref DEC/ 2021


Location: Initially home-based; partial return to office at Templeton Business Centre envisaged; potential for in-person engagement at community venues, subject to COVID-safety protocols. Potential home visits where required to support member engagement – subject to enhanced Disclosure and GDA’s lone working policy.

Outline of the Role

GDA is seeking a self-motivated, flexible and multi-skilled individual to develop and lead GDA’s online Digital Employability coaching and support Programmes.

The main role of the Digital Employability Coordinator is to work alongside GDA staff to engage disabled people, develop digital supports and deliver accessible support to disabled people who are currently not in work and facing employment challenges. Specifically, the postholder will support disabled people to identify digital learning and support needs, develop personal action plans around digital connections including employability support and build skills for independent living and employability. The postholder will also build collaborative relationships with key external stakeholders which disabled people rely on for support to participate such as social work, learning/training providers, employability services and DWP. It will be essential to raise awareness of the needs of disabled people and share project learning to improve accessibility of services.

The successful candidate will be an experienced Employability Practitioner with a track record of supporting disadvantaged people looking for work. They will be digitally confident and skilled with the ability to deliver Digital Supports to disabled people with little or no digital skills, alongside other Project staff.

Application notes

Please complete your application form and send it back to us together with the Equality Monitoring Form and Rehabilitation of Offenders Form (if required by the job).

These forms should be returned by Monday 18th October at 5pm.

By email to:

Please use the subject heading:

“Private and Confidential: Ref DEC/ 2021”