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Employability Manager

  • Full time
  • £44,800
  • Covering Edinburgh, Fife, West Lothian, East Lothian & Midlothian
  • Closing 26th May 2021

  • Advertised from 13th May 2021
  • 35 hours per week


ENABLE Works are the leading Scottish organisation delivering high quality employability services for people who have learning disabilities.

Your role is to lead one of ENABLE Works regional areas, covering contracts in Edinburgh, Fife, West Lothian East Lothian and Midlothian.

You will lead on the (1) delivery of performance and quality standards, (2) meeting of compliance and contractual requirements and (3) developing new business opportunities to support people who have additional support needs into work.

You will lead a small team of Employability Team Leaders, supporting their development as leaders and ensuring your wider team of Employment Coordinators deliver high quality services. You will engage strategically with both local and national contract managers, ensuring contracts are delivered and relationships maintained.

You will lead on developing new business, in partnership with the Assistant Director of Development, creating new opportunities for services, securing, and implementing them. You will play a key role in how ENABLE Works influences policy and support for people who have learning disabilities in Scotland.

About You

Successful candidates will have an acute awareness of employability and skills structures and systems in Scotland and experience managing employability and skills services.

We are looking for a dynamic and resilient person who has experience in change management and driving forward high performance within teams.

Driving license and access to own vehicle is essential.

About Us

At ENABLE Scotland we believe in developing all our staff and we provide an extensive learning programme together with in-house career development opportunities.

Starting a career with ENABLE Scotland is the first step towards making a real difference in our award-winning charity’s mission to help create an equal society for every person who has a learning disability.

ENABLE Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and our recruitment, selection and assessment process is based entirely on values, skills and competencies required of the specific roles.

Application notes

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