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Skills Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th March 2020

  • Advertised from 21st February 2020
  • 35 hours


We are a vibrant community-led organisation in South East Edinburgh whose aim is to enable people to learn, work and grow together to create a flourishing community and place.

Our new post of Skills Development Coordinator will support disadvantaged young people (aged 16 to 25) and socially isolated adults across our community of benefit to have better life chances. The role involves recruiting and supporting individuals from the target groups to develop practical, social, emotional, literacy and/or creative skills that enable them to play their part in a connected and inclusive community. The post holder will coordinate and develop learning, training and volunteering opportunities for participants, according to individual needs and goals.

To apply you will need a strong track record in community development and/or skills development, and experience of managing volunteers and sessional workers. You will be competent in building strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders. You will have experience of facilitating the delivery of nationally recognised qualifications either directly or working in partnership with an external provider. You will used to working with people in peer-led and informal education settings. If you are also self-motivated, well-organised, and have digital, monitoring and evaluation skills, this may be the post for you.

Application notes

Please download and read the Job Description, including the Person Specification. To apply, please download and follow the Application Instructions carefully. Closing date for applications is 12.00 pm (noon), Tuesday 10th March. Interviews will be held the week beginning 23rd March.