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Employability Officer

CCP is recruiting an Employability Officer on a fixed term post until March 2022.

The postholder will work closely with the Capital City Partnership employer engagement team which comprises the City Region Deal Integrated Employer Engagement team, the Joined Up for Business team and the Recruitment and Skills Centres teams. With a particular focus on delivering the project ‘Retail Rapid Response’ (RRR) which is supported by British Land.

The RRR project works closely with businesses within Fort Kinnaird retail park with their recruitment and staffing needs; helping these businesses respond to the challenges following the COVID impact and offer a bespoke recruitment service when required. This role will also identify opportunities for current employees and local jobseekers who require support with redundancies, training, upskilling, changing employment contracts, signposting to benefits, advice or employability provision primarily within Edinburgh, Midlothian, and East Lothian.

This project has targets for both employer and jobseeker/client engagement. Reporting of these targets and activity will be logged on our CRM system, Hanlon Software Solutions.

Secondments will be considered.

For the full job description and person specification, please download the job application pack below.

Completed application forms should be returned in Word format to by noon, Friday 16 April.

Contract length

Full time, 1 year fixed-term until March 2022 (opportunity to extend dependent on funding)


£29,843 (Grade 6)


Capital City Partnership

Closing date

16th April 2021

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