PESF Mentor Manager

  • Full time
  • £27,540
  • Dundee
  • Closing 4th December 2020


  • Advertised from 19th November 2020
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed term contract until 31st March 2022.

Role

Project Scotland, is delighted to announce that it has been asked to work to support the delivery of the Parental Employment Support Service in partnership with Dundee City Council and other organisations. The absolute focus is on increasing income for low income families. Evidence suggests that certain family types are more at risk of poverty and that they face the most significant barriers to get into work, sustain, and progress within work. Some families may have more than one of these family type characteristics and the barriers are higher as a result. The role will be offered until 31st March 2022.

Job Purpose

You will be working on the Parental Employment Support Service, in partnership with Dundee City Council and other organisations.

This post is part funded by European Structural Funds. The post holder will be solely involved in European Social Fund activities (i.e. spend 100% of their contracted hours on the ESF activity only and undertake no other non-ESF related duties).

The absolute focus is on increasing income for low income families. Evidence suggests that certain family types are more at risk of poverty and that they face the most significant barriers to get into work, sustain, and progress within work. Some families may have more than one of these family type characteristics and the barriers are higher as a result.

The Discover Work Partnership provides funding to support the recruitment of staff and the delivery of PESF for jobless citizens and/or local employers. For further information visit their website or follow @DWSDundee.

Main Duties

  • Your role will be to identify, co-ordinate and manage a team of Volunteer Mentors, who will mentor and support Parental Employment Support Fund clients in the workplace.
  • You will bring expertise in the training and creation of Mentors in workplaces across Dundee City.
  • You will will contribute to the overall performance and delivery of the PESF service, by working closely with other partner organisations, through co-location and partnership working

Application notes

If you are interested in this post, please submit a CV with a covering letter of no more than one page, setting out how you meet the person specification.

Candidates should set out in their letter which post{s) they are interested in, by Friday 4nd December to recruitment@projectscotland.co.uk.

The Discover Work Partnership provides funding to support the recruitment of staff and the delivery of PESF for jobless citizens and/or local employers. For further information visit their website or follow @DWSDundee.


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