Employability & Core Skills Development Officer

East Lothian Council

  • Location: Haddington
  • £29,509 to £33,250 per annum, Grade 9
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: EAL03017

Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £29509 - £33250 per annum (£16.17-£18.22 per hour)
Temporary full time position for 12 months
35 hours per week
To start asap

Please Note:
Applications for this post will not be reviewed until w/b 9th July
Interviews will be carried out w/b 16th July

Located within the Development Division of Partnership & Services for Communities, East Lothian Works offers a range of employability services across East Lothian.

Based within the adult employability team, the post will support the development and delivery of a range of short courses and provision. Post holders will deliver our existing range of successful personal development and employability courses where learning is an integral part of our delivery as well as develop new employability options.

We are a small team of experienced professionals who place particular emphasis on integrating core skills within programmes and providing innovative projects to meet the needs of individuals and the employment market.

If you are innovative, enthusiastic and willing to deliver employability in a different way we would like to hear from you!

Job Details

To promote, organise, develop and deliver employability and core skills provision within East Lothian in accordance with East Lothian’s One Council Approach, the East Lothian Plan, the Single Outcome Agreement and Scotland’s Literacies Curriculum Framework Guidelines: learning, teaching and assessment.

Please download the attached Job Outline/Person Specification at the bottom of the page for the exact duties and tasks required of the post.

Job Requirenments

Relevant Qualifications
Degree in Community Education/Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (Adult Literacies) or equivalent.

PVG Membership
This post is considered as Regulated Work with vulnerable children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Additional Information

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Non-teaching employment information

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on recruitment@eastlothian.gov.uk

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