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Family Employability Support Workers x 2

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,000 – £28,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th August 2022

  • Advertised from 26th July 2022
  • 1 x 35-hour post and 1x 17.5-hour post
  • Annual leave: 25 days plus 9 days public holidays


Position: Family Employability Support Worker (Employability & Skills Development)

Reporting to: Attainment & Skills Manager

The post holder, working with a range of partners, will be responsible for the development and delivery of employability and skills interventions. The post holder will provide holistic support that will minimise barriers and provide access to training that leads to increased skills development and progression along the employability pipeline for the full family unit (as required).

This project is being run in partnership with Glasgow City Council and Clyde Gateway and is an integral part of the Supporting Families (SF) in Clyde Gateway: Whole Family Approach to Employability.

Working alongside key stakeholders and curriculum leads/service provision in schools and communities (including but not limited to Headteacher/Job Centre /DYW lead/Financial Inclusion Service Officer/SDS/Community Partners) and appointed FARE staff, the post holder will align and connect with services that enhance employment and skills opportunities to support young people and their families in a whole families approach. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the issues faced by children, young people, adults, and families in the area. The post holder will have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty and its symptoms through educational and social activities including volunteering and mentoring opportunities. Ultimately, closing the gap in measures such as worklessness, educational attainment and skills shortages. An awareness of key policies at a local and national level would be beneficial.

S/he will have experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes by working alongside local people and other organisations through strategic working to meet the needs of the families. The post holder will have excellent oral and written communication skills s/he will have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.

Application notes

All candidates are required to submit a current CV along with a personal statement (1000-1500 words) detailing why you are suitable for the role and what experience you can bring, please submit to

Closing date: 8th August at 5pm

Interviews: 15th August