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Employability Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,992 – £33,254
  • Glenrothes
  • Closing 15th January 2021

  • Advertised from 9th December 2020
  • 36 hours per week


Kingdom Housing Association provides housing and support throughout East Central Scotland. Our Kingdom Works Service aims to raise the employability skills of unemployed Fife residents. We offer our clients tailored support to find suitable routes into employment and training, careers information, advice and guidance. We also work with a range of employers to develop customised packages to suit their business needs in order to recruit and train individuals.

About the Role

We are recruiting an Employability Officer who will contribute to raising the employability skills of unemployed residents of Fife, who are seeking to enter, or re - enter employment or training opportunities.

You will provide a range of advice and guidance to clients and liaise with employers and training providers, on behalf of these clients, to identify opportunities to help them progress towards employment.

You will work with a range of partners within Fife ETC (Fife Employment and Training Consortium) and assist with the delivery of Employability Fund Stage 4.

This post is a fixed term contract for 2 years.

About You:

You should have relevant experience working in employability support, with a good knowledge and understanding of the range of issues and barriers unemployed clients face. You should have up to date knowledge of employability funding sources and compliance conditions and programme rules, as well as excellent communication and negotiation skills, particularly in developing relationships with employers and external agencies.

You will need to have a driving licence and access to a car for business use.

You will be required to complete a satisfactory Basic Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

For the full job profile and person specification click here. For the conditions of employment click here.

We offer:

An attractive salary and benefits package including a contributory pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement. We will consider flexible working options to support you to have a good work life balance.

Application notes

To apply go online to our website and click on the recruitment portal link.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, interviews are likely to be held by video call. We will provide further information on this format to all those invited to interview. Interviews will be held week beginning 25th January 2021.

Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, we particularly welcome applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. We will guarantee shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criteria and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under “Supporting information” on your application form.

Scottish Charity No: SC000874