This vacancy has now closed

Parental Employment Coach

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 19th February 2024

  • Advertised from 2nd February 2024
  • This job role is 35 hours per week, however we will consider flexibility for the right candidate(s). For example, we may be able to offer part time hours or job share opportunities. Start date is ASAP. Permanent.


Information on the role

You will provide employment support to a range of parents in West Lothian, in several flexible ways. For example, this includes:

•Working with parents on a 1:1 basis, building a strong and trusting relationship, helping parents to understand their strengths, skills, and their barriers to employment

•Helping parents to put steps in place to break down their barriers or challenges

•Supporting parents to develop their CV, help with application forms, mock interviews, job search, building confidence, developing soft-skills etc.

•Where appropriate, helping parents to access quality volunteering opportunities, or training courses

You will also work alongside other colleagues in West Lothian who are setting up additional opportunities for parents locally. This includes paid work placements or jobs with local employers, and opportunities for parents to take part in mentoring.

Application notes

To Apply

•Please prepare an up-to-date CV

•Please write a supporting statement – this should be at least 1 A4 page which demonstrates why you are the best person for this role. You should refer to the Job Description and Person Specification

•Send your CV and supporting statement to –

•Finally, please complete our Recruitment Monitoring Form

Closing date – Monday 19 February at 9am. Please note, we may contact and interview candidates before the closing date, so would encourage you to send your application to us as soon as possible.