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Training & Employability Project Worker


We are looking for an experienced Training and Employability worker to join our team.

The project worker will work with people who are experiencing barriers to employment such as people with learning difficulties, mental health challenges, and those who have experience of the criminal justice system. The project worker will support these people through 1:1 support and group training, helping them to access opportunities to move them along the employability pipeline.

Key duties

  • Deliver & develop a programme of engaging and inspiring employability group training & 1:1 support
  • Support people to apply for suitable paid employment or other opportunities that helps them progress through the employability pipeline
  • Stay abreast of job, work placement, volunteering and training opportunities in sectors of interest to support people into new opportunities
  • On occasions work with external training suppliers to provide relevant training courses and/or specialised sessions
  • Promote Space projects through a range of means in order to recruit people looking for training and support with a view to ultimately finding paid employment
  • Provide 1:1 employability support to people to monitor progress and address issues
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation systems to track work against targets and produce quarterly reports
  • Recruit, train and support volunteers

The full Job Description and Person Specification for the role can be found below

About Space

Space and The Broomhouse Hub is a community anchor organisation supporting people in South Edinburgh, with some of our services stretching city wide. Our mission is to nurture, support & inspire, so that lives are fuller, potential is fulfilled & community connections flourish.

As part of our developing services we are recruiting an experienced Training Employability Project Worker to work in our Training Academy, supporting people with barriers to employment to get into, or closer towards, paid employment.

Space Training Academy is a community training service run by a team of dedicated staff and volunteers that offer engaging group training and 1:1 employability support to people in the community.

Find more information about Space here- Our Services – Space(this will open in a new window)

Application notes

To apply, please return your completed application form and a covering letter detailing how your skills and experience meet each required area of the person specification for the role. Your covering letter is essential and the contents will be used for the shortlisting process.

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Contract length



£27,442 pro-rata


Space and the Broomhouse Hub

Closing date

12th July 2022

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