Adult Learning Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,773 pro-rata
  • On site: Dumbarton
  • Closing 24th July 2024

  • Advertised from 9th July 2024
  • 17.5 hours per week.


About the Organisation

The Phoenix is a Community Hub in Dumbarton West, it was set up in 2018 by Rock Community Church. The Rock is a vibrant church community serving Dumbarton and the surrounding area. The Phoenix is designed to primarily serve the people of Dumbarton West, namely the residents of Castlehill, Westcliff, and Brucehill. The Phoenix includes a community cafe and a wide and varied activities programme including youth work, toddler provision, adult learning, intergenerational events, art classes, fitness classes, wellbeing programme and volunteer opportunities.

Purpose of role:

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Adult Learning Worker to support our activities programme working with the community, partners and the Phoenix Team.

You will help support Volunteer recruitment identifying training and learning needs putting together an annual syllabus of learning opportunities.

You will consult with our local community to identify opportunities for Dumbarton West to access opportunities to learn new skills and support the development of a users forum who will help implement the results of our consultation.

Key Responsibilities

  • To support Volunteer recruitment, identifying training, learning needs and creating an annual syllabus of learning opportunities.
  • Consulting with the local community around training, employability and learning needs.
  • To develop a users forum who will lead our community consultation, implementing their recommendations for our activity programme.
  • Delivering adult learning courses and stand alone sessions.
  • Developing links with third party organisations who can provide elements of adult learning programmes.
  • Develop links with local residents who can offer their skills and knowledge to the learning calendar.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Support major events within The Phoenix’s calendar alongside the staff team.

Application notes

Our application process is simple. There is no complex form to fill out instead we simply ask that you provide us with:

1. A copy of your CV, maximum 3 sides of A4. Your CV should include:

  • Your qualifications
  • Your work and volunteer experiences
  • Your contact details
  • Specific skills relevant to the role
  • The contact details of two referees. At least one of whom should know you in a professional setting.

2. A personal statement, maximum 2 sides of A4, describing why you would be an excellent candidate for this role and displaying that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification within the job description.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 31st July.

For further information please contact Brian Smith, Phoenix Centre Manager, on 01389 600245. Your CV and personal statement should be emailed to