Lead Employability Support Worker.  

12 Month Fixed Term Contract with the possibility of extending subject to funding. 

Employability Support Worker.  

12 Month Fixed Term Contract with the possibility of extending subject to funding. 

Works+ is seeking to recruit 1 x 35 hour per week Lead Employment Support Worker and

1 x 35 hour per week Employment Support Worker

The aim of Works+ is to ensure that every young person that we work with, from across the Scottish Borders, achieves a relevant and sustained positive destination.

We aim to get each young person we engage with into employment appropriate to their skills and attributes, or back into education to complete their learning and enhance their qualifications, or into training which develops new skills and confidence to enter the labour market. 

Works+ seeks to develop access to employment, education and training opportunities for people who find themselves within the Justice System and who, as a result of criminal convictions, stigma and/or poor social decision-making need to overcome barriers to progression. Works+ seeks to breakdown and remove these barriers applying a person-centred, collaborative approach.

 

Applications are sought from experienced and motivated individuals, who can evidence appropriate practice skills. 

Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to partnership working and have good problem solving skills. Motivation to assist people to overcome the barriers they encounter is essential. An understanding of Community Payback legislation would be desirable.

Good written and IT skills are required.

A Full PVG check is required for this post.

 

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a Covering letter to recruitment@worksplus.works

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 12th of May 2021 at 12.00.