We have a job vacancy for a Employability Development Worker to join our Glasgow team.

Key information

Job title: Development Worker (Employability).
Responsible to: Assistant Manager.
Hours: 35 hours per week, to be worked flexibly – will include office hours (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm), some evenings and weekends.
Salary: £24,143-£26,826. It’s Move On policy to start on point one of the salary scale.
Location: FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland, 1070 South Street, G14 0AP, and Move On, 24 St Enoch Square, G1 4AA.

Job summary

We’re recruiting for a Development Worker to lead and develop the delivery of our range of employability programmes. The successful candidate will support young people and adults to access and sustain integrated employability programmes, gaining practical work experience and skills and vocational training, including SQA qualifications.

What you’ll be doing

  • Delivery and development of Move On’s accredited employability training programmes to young people, adults, and volunteers;
  • Support young people and adults to complete bespoke action plans and assessments as part of their employability journey;
  • Supporting young people to complete vocational training and work experience in Move On’s Fareshare Glasgow and the West of Scotland social enterprise;
  • Establish good external relationships and develop links with statutory and voluntary organisations to promote and develop all Move On’s services;
  • Complete case recording, monitoring and evaluation using various case management systems and databases;
  • Achieve agreed targets and ensure compliance when recording outcomes and progressions on recording systems;
  • Ensure that the safety and welfare of individuals are protected in accordance with Move On’s safeguarding policies and procedures;
  • Liaise with other agencies and practitioners to ensure an integrated approach for all individuals receiving the service;
  • Participate in team meetings, regular support & supervision, and training;
  • Undertake any other duties or tasks which may be reasonably considered within the remit of the post.

A creative role 

  • Shaping and delivering services – ability to provide a flexible response to the changing needs and circumstances of individuals accessing programmes;
  • Supporting young people to play a positive role, imparting valuable information and experiences to people to support their transition towards independence;
  • Working alongside the Assistant Manager and Mentoring and Employability Manager to generate and implement ideas for improving service delivery and achieving positive outcomes;
  • Understanding and working within the ethos of “helping people to help themselves”.

What Move On can offer you

  • £24,143-£26,826 per annum;
  • 29 days annual leave and five bank holidays for the first 2 years of service;
  • Flexi-time;
  • Option to buy additional annual leave;
  • Annual personal volunteering day for staff;
  • Individual training allowance and commitment to CPD;
  • TOIL system;
  • Strong focus on promoting staff health and wellbeing, through an active staff-led Health and Wellbeing Group, with an allocated budget.

About Move On 

We believe that we all need support at different times in our lives. For too many people a lack of opportunities is a barrier to reaching their full potential. We want to change that. 

Our services offer everyone an equal chance to gain experience, skills and confidence, achieve personal goals and reach a brighter future. For one person that could be building the self-confidence to use public transport alone, for someone else it could be earning the qualifications they need to secure their first job. 

Every day we support people in their next steps to live an independent and fulfilling life. 

About FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland

FareShare works with the food and drink industry to save good quality surplus food from going to waste and distributes it to frontline organisations and community groups, including homeless hostels, refuges, children’s breakfast clubs, community centres and older people’s lunch clubs.

Move On manages the Glasgow and the West of Scotland FareShare regional centre. FareShare Glasgow and the West of Scotland offers a range of different training, volunteering and practical work experience opportunities for young people and adults.

How to apply

To apply for our Employability Development Worker job vacancy, please read the job description and person specification then send a completed application form to rebecca@moveon.org.uk. 

The deadline to apply is Monday 24th June 2024.

Employability Development Worker Job Description

Employability Development Worker Person Specification

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