Skills Exchange SCIO works across South Lanarkshire with local people who have multiple barriers to employment. We deliver training in employability, personal development, lifeskills and health and wellbeing providing support which is person-centred, flexible and responsive to individual needs. We work with a range of partners, schools, colleges, employers and third sector organisations with the aim of supporting our participants on their journey towards the world of work.
The purpose of this post
The Training and Employment Tutors are responsible for helping participants identify, address and remove barriers to employment through various training programmes and interventions designed to support them on their journey towards the world of work. Training is delivered in small groups underpinned by intensive 1-1 support. SQA qualifications in Employability, Enterprise and Personal Development are delivered across most of our programmes and work placements included.
This post is central to our organisation’s core mission to provide high quality employability and personal development training and support to South Lanarkshire young people.
You will be passionate about working with disadvantaged young people to help them build confidence and recognise their potential. You will have an understanding of the client group and the barriers they face and be able to quickly develop effective relationships and build trust to ensure engagement and sustainment. You will be comfortable engaging with a range of partners, including employers, to promote Skills Exchange’s services and develop partnerships to maximise opportunities for local young people.
You will be adaptable, self-motivated, organised and able to keep calm under pressure.
Above all, you will recognise that your participants are at the heart of everything you do.
The post holder will be expected to comply with Skills Exchange Scio’s policies and procedures at all times. These include, but are not limited to, equality and diversity, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.
The post holder will be trained and coached in the policies and procedures of Skills Exchange Scio. They will be expected to familiarise themselves with these policies and procedures and to seek advice and guidance from their line manager if required.
The key tasks listed above are an indication of the main duties to be performed. They may be subject to amendment to take account of changing circumstances but any significant changes would be made following discussion with the post holder.
Please note that should your application be successful you will be required to become a member of the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme.
Closing date for applications : Friday 25th June 2021
Applications to be submitted to Diane Ashwood, Skills Exchange SCIO, The Village Centre, 12 Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride, G74 4HG or Email: email@example.com