Senior Lead Consultant (Job Coaching)

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 12th March 2021


  • Advertised from 23rd February 2021
  • Salary: up to £28,500 DOE

Role

The Role

Values in Action Scotland (VIAS) is recruiting for the newly created post of Senior Lead Consultant (Job Coaching), based in Aberdeen. Reporting to the Depute Chief Executive Officer, this exciting opportunity will give the role holder the responsibility to lead on Project SEARCH University of Aberdeen for VIAS, in becoming one of the top performing sites across the UK.

Background

Values in Action Scotland is a Quality Improvement Service. Our vision is for a Scotland where people with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same opportunities as everyone else and are supported to achieve their goals. Through our comprehensive portfolio of job coaching, training, consultancy and evaluation services we build capacity of individuals and organisations to ensure that people with learning disabilities and/ or autism live great lives with all the support they need to achieve this.

The Candidate

With a strong background in supported employment and/or employability programmes, the successful candidate will be confident in their ability to deliver successful outcomes for interns of Project SEARCH. Previous experience of researching prospective employers to provide work placements and job opportunities for interns will be essential in meeting the high targets set by VIAS and Project SEARCH. The successful candidate will also have the ability to work with a range of stakeholders, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and an aptitude for building and nurturing successful partnerships. Ideally with experience of employment related funding sources and writing and submitting funding applications, candidates may also benefit from previous knowledge and understanding of issues and activities that relate to people with learning disabilities and/or autism.

What We Offer

We offer excellent training and development opportunities, competitive salary, contributory pension scheme and 32 days annual holiday (including bank holidays)

Further Details

The post is funded for one year initially.

VIAS will carry out an Enhanced Disclosure check on the successful applicant.

Application notes

For further information or an informal discussion, please call John Brown on 0141 212 3395.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to john.brown@viascotland.org.uk.

Please ensure that in your CV and covering letter you have covered all of the criteria as detailed in the person specification for this post.


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