Kingdom Housing Association have secured funding from Skills Development Scotland to deliver additional employability services to unemployed Fife residents. The 'Fife Works' project aims to raise the employability skills of unemployed Fife residents, and link key client groups with the training and employment opportunities.
They are recruiting an Employability Assistant to be based within the Fife Works Project at their Crosshill base. As an Employability Assistant, you will contribute to raising the employability skills of unemployed residents of Fife, who are seeking to enter, or re-enter employment or training opportunities with particular emphasis on liaising with employers to create job opportunities and work placement opportunities. You will work with the Fife Works team, at an operational level, working with the various providers of employability programmes.
You should have excellent experience of employer engagement, including negotiating vacancies and work placements, a good knowledge of employment and training initiatives, be a confident communicator and be proficient in the Microsoft Office packages and other databases. The ability to plan and organise your workload, manage competing demands and work to tight deadlines, is essential as is the ability to remain calm under pressure.
Experience of developing and delivering projects, programmes or initiatives in partnership and an understanding of key occupational sectors would be an advantage, as would having a SVQ level 3 or equivalent in a customer focused discipline.
A current full driving licence and use of car for work purposes is essential for this post. You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check. In return for the above they will offer an attractive salary and benefits. More information on the posts and the organisation is available from their website where you can also download an application pack.
Alternatively, you can contact them to request an application pack to be sent/e-mailed to you by contacting them by either telephone 01592 632577 (Voicemail); or e-mail [email protected]. Please quote vacancy number 454.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 12 noon and interviews will be held week commencing 26 June 2017.