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Employability Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,843
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th April 2021

  • Advertised from 7th April 2021
  • Fixed Term post until March 2022


RESPONSIBLE TO: Integrated Employer Engagement (IEE) Manager

This post is funded by British Land, Retail Rapid Response project.

The postholder will work closely with the Capital City Partnership employer engagement team, which comprises of 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 on 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.

Application notes

Job information pack and full job description can be seen in the supporting documents below.

Return an electronic Word copy of this application form to by noon, Friday 16th April 2021.