Employability Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 21st May 2022


  • Advertised from 12th May 2022
  • 35 hours per week (working pattern can be flexible and may involve weekend work). Fixed term contract to 30 June 2023 (with possible extension).

Role

Kidz-Eco CIC is a well established social enterprise in West Lothian providing effective support to children and their families, in their community, when they need us most. We have a new and exciting opportunity to recruit an Employability Officer to develop and facilitate our Next Stepz employability programme.

Purpose of the Job

Our Next Stepz Programme will help build a community of confident, motivated and inspired young people with a drive to search for and attain and sustain a working life, positively engaging with their community.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven individual to directly support young people with barriers to employment to make progress towards employment, further education or training through volunteering.

The successful candidate will provide one-to-one support to the young person and work together to develop an individual learning plan and develop skills in their chosen area: retail, warehouse, early years, community or food and health. The Employability Officer will work closely with our Shop Managers and other key staff who will provide on-the-job training and practical work experience.

A good working knowledge of the local employability landscape will be required and the post holder will be responsible for developing positive relationships with those they are supporting, but also fellow employability partners, and other third sector organisations and businesses.

Application notes

To apply, please complete application and email to enquiries@kidzeco.net

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 21st May 2022.

Interview week of 23rd May 2022.


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