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Employability Support Project Worker, Dumfries

Post: Employability Support Project Worker, Dumfries and Annan
Location: Based in Dumfries
Salary: £20,614.47, pro rata
Hours: Part time28 hours per week. Flexible working options will be considered.
Contract: Permanent (Subject to continued funding)
Reporting to: John Scott, Employability Support Project Manager.
Closing date: 30th March 2023

How to apply

Apply on our BreatheHR portal by completing the online application with your CV and Cover Letter by 30th March 2023.

Interviews will be held in our offices in Dumfries. If you are shortlisted to interview, we will provide you with the exact location.

We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

If you consider yourself to have a disability, please complete the relevant section within the application pack to inform us of any arrangements that we may make to the interview process.

We reserve the right to close this advert earlier or later than stated, so please don’t delay your application to avoid any disappointment.

About the role

Are you interested in joining an award-winning Scottish charity whose aim is to provide support to people whose lives are affected by mental health problems or illness? Change mental health have an exciting opportunity in the Employability Support Project in Dumfries and Annan for someone with a passion for empowerment looking to use their skills and experience in Group Work to support service users to develop new skills and enhance existing ones.

In this varied and exciting role, you will support service users to achieve their identified goals by facilitating structured group and one-to-one activities that allow those taking part to improve existing employability skills as well as develop new ones. Working as part of the Employability Team the role offers you an opportunity to be innovative and creative in meeting the needs of those who use the service.

Find out more about what we do in Dumfries and Galloway.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate should be someone who can work as part of a team, be creative in their approach to working with people, have excellent communication skills and have a sense of humour. They should be educated to SVQ Level 2 or its equivalent and have experience of working with people in groups.

We are committed to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit the individual and the charity and are a “Happy to Talk Flexible” employer: The post is for 28 hours per week, working days will be discussed and agreed with the Service Manager and can be adjusted for the suitable candidate.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

If you are passionate about enabling Change Mental Health to deliver a valuable service to the Scottish community and feel your profile matches this role’s criteria, then we want to hear from you!

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