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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£18,601 - £19,671 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per year

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Job Description

Support Assistant (NOLB)  - PKC08010
£18,601 - £19,671 Fixed Term (until 31/03/2022)
Pullar House, Perth

The Skills & Employment Initiatives Team are recruiting for a NOLB (No One Left behind) Support Assistant. Additional funding, as part of the Scottish Governments No One Left Behind, has been awarded to Perth and Kinross Council the for increased provision to support the Initiative which also includes the parental Employment Support Fund Project. The additional investment will scale up the reach and impact of the current offer and increase the capacity to support people all aged who are looking to be supported with opportunities of going to university or college; joining an apprenticeship programme; undertaking training; accessing fair employment including work experience; or participating in a formal volunteering programme, looking to undertake additional training in Sector based academies or at risk of long-term unemployment

The main objectives / expected outcomes of the delivery of the Scottish Government’s NOLB model is to provide advice and key worker support for young people who are looking to be supported into work,  through appropriate delivery the NOLB Support Assistant will provide communication, clerical and data entry support to the Employment Support Advisors delivering the NOLB and PESF provision. The role will involve administering and recording project data, including collation of statistical information, using Microsoft Office Applications to record participant numbers and outcomes. It is essential that efficient processing of project paperwork, records and files are kept up to date and accurate to meet the need of audit and monitoring requirements. Operate multi-functional devices and printers for the collation and issuing of relevant paperwork and other material as required

A diverse and interesting post where you will multi-task to enhance delivery and outcomes of the NOLB Project

You will be dealing professionally with local Services and training providers and forging relationships throughout the local employability network to promote the NOLB and Parental Employment Fund Initiatives.

The Individual

We are looking for a dynamic, customer focussed and engaging person. Good communication skills are key to success in this role.

We are looking for a dynamic, customer focussed, engaging, organised and hardworking individual. Good communication and I.T. skills are key to this role in particular Microsoft Office applications, has knowledge of preparing documents and dealing sensitively with with GDPR Regulations.

Good standard of education is required, ideally possessing an SVQ Level 2 or equivalent. Willing to participate in and undergo relevant staff training as required to enhance individual performance. The post holder will have hybrid working split between the offices at Pullar House, Perth and home working. 

If you would like any more information regarding this vacancy, please contact Jamie May, Senior Project Officer on 07867 351244.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

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