Lead Scotland
Lead Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC003949

Lead (Linking Education and Disability) Scotland lead.org.uk is a voluntary organisation that exists to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults and carers across Scotland.

Current vacancies

Learning Coordinator, Digital Skills for Health and Wellbeing Project

  • Part time
  • £26,880 pro-rata
  • Remote: Home based in Aberdeen City or Aberdeenshire.
  • Closing 8th July 2024

Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Digital Skills for Health and Wellbeing Project

About the role:

We seek a part-time (28 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead Scotland’s new Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Digital Skills for Health and Wellbeing Project. This is a learning service for digitally excluded people, including disabled people, carers and those who experience barriers; The role includes engaging with service providers as part of the project delivery.

About you:

Are you committed to engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to build confidence and digital skills? Are you committed to delivering accessible learning opportunities and supporting people to progress?

Are you passionate about using a community-based adult learning approach, supporting people to get online safely and to realise the benefits of digital and online health and care services? Are you confident in communicating one to one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving? Are you confident in communicating with partners and service providers?

Would you enjoy being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting accessible digital learning opportunities?

Do you have great organisational skills, previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one and in groups with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes?

Do you have access to transport as you will be working in homes and communities across Aberdeen City and Shire?

Do you have an Assessor’s Award? No? Would you be willing to work towards this?

Interested in hearing about working with Lead? Watch our information video at lead.org.uk/current-job-vacancies .

This post is home-based in Aberdeen City or Aberdeenshire and involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

Applications from disabled people:

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request, including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

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Learning Coordinator, Aberdeenshire Employability Project

  • Part time
  • £26,880 pro-rata
  • Remote: Home based in Aberdeen City or Aberdeenshire.
  • Closing 8th July 2024

About the role:

We seek a part-time (21 hours per week) Learning Coordinator to promote and deliver Lead’s Aberdeenshire Employability Project. This is a learning service for disabled people and carers aged 16 to 67 who experience barriers to work and education.

The successful applicant will be committed to:

1) Engaging and supporting disabled people and carers to overcome barriers and embark on personalised learning journeys, making positive, sustained transitions into their chosen progression routes and positive destinations.

2) Being an active part of the Lead Scotland team as we develop new, exciting learning opportunities in Aberdeenshire.

3) Work from your home base for online and hybrid elements of the role and a full driving licence and access to a car is essential to travel to homes and communities across this rural area.

It involves regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required. Lead Scotland has a Recruiting People with Convictions Policy.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of adult learning, have excellent communication skills, and a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will have great organisational skills and previous experience of supporting disabled people experiencing a range of barriers, of working one-to-one with learners, and of designing and delivering learning programmes. You will hold an Assessors Award or be willing to work towards this.

Applications from disabled people:

Lead has Disability Confident status, and we encourage applications from disabled people. All disabled people meeting the minimum requirements will get a guaranteed interview. Information about our commitment to recruit disabled people is available on our website. If you would like to be considered under this scheme, please indicate this in the online form. This will in no way disadvantage you in the recruitment process. All job application information can be made in alternative formats on request including braille, large print and audio and people can make applications in alternative formats.

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