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Community Employment Caseworkers

  • Full time
  • £20,000 – £24,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th November 2019


  • Advertised from 25th October 2019
  • 35 hours week

Role

Community Renewal is a social enterprise and registered charity that works to build community, improve quality of life and alleviate poverty by engaging individuals and families and supporting them to achieve sustainable employment, improved health and to become more involved in their community.

Community Renewal leads a consortium which delivers the Edinburgh Targeted and Integrated Employment Service (ETIES) across Edinburgh, to support stages 4 – 5 of the Scottish Strategic Skills Pipeline. ETIES aims to help people in Edinburgh help themselves towards better working lives in well-paid jobs. Our target group are those who are unhappy with their low-paid or insecure work (including in “gig economy”) and people who are currently between jobs (i.e. less than 6 months unemployed).

You will need to:

1. find and register eligible people, including marketing the service, engaging people throughcommunity engagement and engaging people in their workplace;

2. provide holistic case management, including listening to their needs and introducing people toadditional/alternate support; and

3. coordinate within the team to engage employers effectively to help create/secure good, well-paidjobs for people.

You will need to rigorously and accurately record details of potential registrations, registrations, assessments, activities and outcomes using Caselink. You will be working collaboratively with our consortium partners and other local partners. Due to the client group, evening and/or Saturday work may be required. Outreach work will be required.

Application notes

A Job Pack and Equal Opportunities Form is available for download below.

Applications should be made by CV and covering letter outlining suitability for the role and completed equal opportunities form, and sent to: jill.mcmahon@communityrenewal.org.uk

Equal opportunities forms should be completed and emailed to HR: hr@communityrenewal.org.uk


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