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Self Employed Sessional Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Remote: Perth and Kinross
  • Closing 15th July 2024

  • Advertised from 28th June 2024
  • Hours and schedule to be agreed for work up to 31st March 2025, £18.90 per hour.


We are looking for a sessional worker to someone to promote and deliver Lead’s Perth and Kinross Tenants Digital Project. This is a digital skills service to support tenants to be able to access information and council services online and use digital media to participate in communities and tenancy related involvement opportunities

  • Perth and Kinross Tenants Digital Project – support people who are disabled, unpaid carers and others who are digitally excluded to learn relevant digital skills matching their motivation to learn. The sessional worker will support tenants to build confidence and skills use of support and information services, through confidence building, one to ones, group learning, involvement events, tailored programmes, provision of digital devices and bespoke assistance. The time commitment in hours per week will be agreed by negotiation but is likely to be around 25 to 30 hours per week flexibly worked up to 31st March 2025, agreed mileage will be included.

The work is mostly in person working in a peripatetic way using local community venues and learner’s own homes to deliver learning. Home office for Administration base.

It is regulated work for which a satisfactory PVG will be required.

About you:

You will be passionate about the transformative power of digital skills, digital confidence, and adult learning. You will be confident in communicating one-to-one and with groups and have a flexible and creative approach to problem-solving.

You will be enthusiastic with good organisational skills and have previous experience of supporting people experiencing a range of barriers to enhance and improve their basic digital skills and cyber safety. You will be capable of working one-to-one with learners, and of tailoring and delivering learning programmes. The role involves travelling throughout the local authority areas to meet one to one and group learner demand.

This role 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.

Application notes

Recruitment paperwork is kept for 6 months before it is destroyed. Please complete our anonymous equal opportunities form to help us ensure we are attracting a broad range of candidates.

How to apply:

1. Answer the questions in this online application form. This will help us assess your approach and transferable skills for this specific role and replaces a cover letter.


2. Email your CV to

Our website has the job description and more information.

If you have any further queries about the role, please email

Closing Date: Noon 15th July 2024

Interviews: Week beginning 22nd July 2024.

Lead Scotland is a charity which provides learning, befriending and helpline services for disabled people and carers. Charity no. SC003949