Employability Officer

  • Position: Employability Officer
  • Location: Govanhill
  • Salary: £23,904 - £26,566 pro rata
  • Hours: 24.5 hours per week
  • Grade: EVH Grade 5
  • Contract: Fixed term until end of December 2019
  • Closing Date: 21 May 2018
Govanhill Community Development Trust works for the social, economic and environmental regeneration of Govanhill.  We do this through the provision of affordable workspaces locally and a programme of community development activity.  We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Govanhill Housing Association – a community controlled Registered Social Landlord operating in the Govanhill and Merrylee areas of Glasgow.  The Association owns and manages 2,400 homes and provides a Factoring Service to a further 1,200 owners.  It has a substantial Development, Major Repairs and Planned Maintenance Programme and delivers wider regeneration activity in partnership with Govanhill Community Development Trust.

EMPLOYABILITY OFFICER –
PART TIME 24.5 HOURS PER WEEK
(FIXED TERM TO END DECEMBER 2019) 
EVH GRADE 5 Spinal points 13 – 16
(£23,904 -  £26,566 pro-rata)


This Scottish Government and European Social Fund assisted post will support local people within the South West Govanhill area to improve their employability and move into jobs.  As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will support a caseload of local people to address barriers to employment and develop their skills through personal action plans.  You will support individuals with job searches, interview skills coaching and help with applying for jobs.  You will also be responsible for developing and delivering a capacity building training programme for individuals and groups of local residents.  A key part of the role will be building and maintaining good working relationships with local support agencies to maximise referral pathways and other opportunities for local people.

If you share our commitment and would enjoy working within the diverse community of Govanhill, you can find further information in our application pack which can be downloaded above, by clicking HERE or by contacting:

GOVANHILL HOUSING ASSOCIATION, 79 Coplaw Street, Glasgow G42 7JG
Telephone: 0141- 636 3626   Email: recruitment@govanhillha.org

Closing date: Monday 21st May 2018 at 10 a.m.
Interview date: Tuesday 29th May 2018

EVH conditions of service will apply.

Govanhill Housing Association is committed to Equality of Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.