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Employability Advisor

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £15 - £18 per hour

  • Contact:

    Greg Martin

  • Contact email:

    Greg.Martin@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/575475

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-02

  • Start date:

    21/06/2021

  • Consultant:

    Greg Martin

Employability Advisor/Officer
Based in Edinburgh
Temp role for 8 weeks covering planned absence - starting in June 2021
4 days / 28 hours per week
Up to £18.00 per hour + holiday pay - depending on experience

Search Consultancy are currently working exclusively with a leading public sector client based in Edinburgh to recruit this role.

The main purpose of this role will be to provide one-to-one personal support to service users, training and working opportunities to service users.

Duties involved in this role will include:

  • Providing a personal one-to-one service to a caseload of Employability Support service users
  • Achievement of targets set by senior management in terms of engagement, development and support provided
  • Active recruitment of new users to the service
  • Keeping track of service user progress & carrying out assessments when required
  • Arranging & management of group workshops for service users
  • Stakeholder management with partnerships & third parties
  • All associated administration involved with the above


In order to be considered for this role your skills and experience should include:

  • Extensive previous experience within the Employability/Welfare to Work space as an Advisor or Officer providing support - this experience is essential
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to provide support & advice to people from all walks of life
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise a varied & busy workload effectively
  • Solid IT skills including the use of MS Office


If this is the role for you, apply now!

Please note that only applicants who have the required skills and experience detailed above will be considered for this role.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age