Reports to: Kickstart Team Leader
Location: RTW Delivery Centres & Outreach venues throughout North Lanarkshire (Initially Working from home)
Contracted Hours: Full Time 35 hours per week
Contract Duration: Post is to cover Maternity Leave and Funded to December 2021 with a possibility of extension
Last year has been more than a drop in the ocean. However, at Routes to Work, we believe in the power of people and the transformative effect we have. Do you fancy taking a dip in the ocean?
Routes to Work Limited (RTW) is a registered Charity and a strategic partner within North Lanarkshire’s Working, the North Lanarkshire Partnership’s Employability Service. At RTW, we deliver employment support services and skills development to economically disadvantaged residents of North Lanarkshire who require our support to access and sustain work and make improvements in their lives.
We have been successful in securing funding to deliver a range of services for young people under the Scottish Youth Guarantee and are delighted to be helping this disproportionately affected group as part of the economic recovery. We are looking for team members to help us deliver on the Scottish Youth Guarantee services as well as supporting the other programmes at Routes to Work that continue to be crucial to ensure that North Lanarkshire and its’ residents are able to avail themselves of the labour market opportunities that will occur once the economic recovery starts.
Candidates must have a drive and passion to improve the lives of North Lanarkshire residents. You must demonstrate that you can be resourceful; resilient; self-motivated and are completely client-centric.
About the job
You will work with Kickstart employers to ensure an integrated programme of support is provided to Kick Start participants to maximise the benefit of their participation on the programme. To provide a job broker & development service for all Kickstart participants to ensure that their temporary employment opportunity is improving their longer-term employability prospects and personal development opportunities are being provided to maximise their chances of moving into sustainable employment.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
The post being recruited for are to support the following programme.
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
RTW is acting as a Gateway Organisation for a number of Third Sector organisations in North Lanarkshire who wish to take part in the scheme and we will be providing the employability wrap around support for those successful Kickstart participants as well as the participants of small businesses that have accessed the Kickstart scheme through North Lanarkshire Council who are also a Gateway Organisation.
All posts are subject to membership of the PVG scheme.
To apply you must download the relevant information by clicking on the link below
Contained within the link will be information offering further guidance to apply and the following documents;
Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 5th May 2021 by 12 noon.
Routes to Work Ltd is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunities, please contact us if you require any adaptions for the recruitment process.