Employability 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 employment market.


For the purpose of support and ongoing performance appraisal you will report to the Project Manager. 


Key functions and owned responsibilities

To ensure that the project is able to meet objectives the key functions which your performance will be measured against will be;


  1. To work closely with the Project Manager to ensure optimal support for the project.

  1. Main schools contact – To be the main contact for local schools, identify referrals and assess potential clients with appropriate outcomes to be agreed for each client.

  2. Manage and deliver projects for YP – including CV Workshops, IT Workshops and any other sessions that are relevant to our clients.

  3. To develop and oversea the Youth Ambassadors Group

  4. Strategic development – working alongside the Project Manager and the other Project Delivery Manager to evaluate and develop ongoing strategic direction - to be shared with the Board.

  5. To lead evaluation and development of appropriate potential income generating initiatives with other staff members - which would be supportive of Works+ core aims and objectives.


Secondary Functions

  1. In conjunction with the Project Manager to assist Clients with benefits applications/ Job & Grant applications.

  2. In conjunction with the Project Manager To ‘signpost’ YP to appropriate support functions and opportunities as appropriate.

Please apply with CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@worksplus.works. Closing date: 5th July 2021