Are you passionate, enthusiastic and motivated to support women who have touched the criminal justice system? We are looking for the right person to help deliver Making Positive Changes, our highly successful training programme; support the women as they progress towards fulfilling employment and build relationships with agencies who refer women and companies who will employ them. Liking chocolate is a bonus, what is more important is that you have the knowledge, skills and experience: want to work in a positive learning environment and are empathic with our values and team spirit.
Positive Changes (Scotland) CIC is an organisation which supports women who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system towards sustainable, paid employment by making and selling exquisite chocolates, branded Grace Chocolates changing lives. The women can engage with our services in two ways: on regular production days and as a participant in our Making Positive Changes programme.
By engaging with us the women have the opportunity to gain work experience, write a Personal Development Plan, improve their CV and gain workplace skills which will help lower barriers they face when looking for fulfilling employment. Each woman is encouraged to develop their own Personal Development Plan to help her set goals and aims which is her pathway towards fulfilling work. The women are involved in all aspects of the making and selling the chocolates and our customers include: individuals for gifts and treats; weddings; corporate organisations for serving and giving as gifts to their clients; restaurants and event companies; and other Public Sector organisations for gifts and serving to their guests.
This post is initially funded for 1 year with the intention that it will become a longer-term position. This is not guaranteed and is subject to funding.
The closing date for applications is 9am Monday, 13th July 2020.
In keeping with current government restrictions and guidelines, Interviews will be conducted via the internet week commencing 20th July 2020.
If you are interested in this role, please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please state any preferred hours/days of working and include in your letter what unique attributes you can bring to this role and why you think you are the right person for it.
We encourage applications from all sectors of the community regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation as we are an Equal Opportunities employer. All applications will be acknowledged. Successful written applications will be invited to interview after which the successful candidate will be advised and the role offered.