Capital City Partnership
Capital City Partnership

Charity registered in Scotland SC031026

The Capital City Partnership, established in 1998 as Edinburgh’s Social Inclusion Partnership is now the delivery body for the city’s employability strategy and programme. Its key tasks are to advise, support and develop the city’s Jobs Strategy and Partnership and to contract, performance manage and improve the outcomes from all of the city’s locally funded employability services.


Current vacancies

Top job! IRES Programme Connector

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £44,912
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st February 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced programme connector with the leadership and relationship skills to support the connection and interactivity of our Integrated Regional Employability and Skills (IRES) programme under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Programme Connector will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • To support the IRES Project Leads to deliver the ambition set out in the seven Project Propositions, providing a “horizontal view” across the entire programme to identify areas for cross working and partnership approaches;
  • Working with each of the IRES Project Leads to analyse performance and identify shared key performance indicators. Managing links between the themes and individual projects contained within and facilitating partnership working and introductions to achieve mutual benefits;
  • To extract and implement learning from all project and stakeholder engagement activities under IRES to support the central communications team, including identifying and creating case studies and best practice examples;
  • Collaborate with other wider City Region Deal activity to maximise inclusive growth potential where possible;

Secondments will be considered.

Please note this is a full-time post however part time may be considered.

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Family Community Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,616 – £27,995 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th February 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to co-ordinate the Choices for Change Participatory Budgeting project and establish and maintain positive relationships with families and partners.

The Family Community Worker will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • To build positive relationships and support young people and families to engage in the PB process, involving all key stakeholders.
  • To lead on the development of four community-based groups, one in each locality in Edinburgh, over a two-year period.
  • To support the creation of a minimum of eight new project ideas from each of the community group areas.
  • Put in place a participatory budgeting approach so project ideas in each community can be voted on by the identified community in a way that is fair with a focus on simplicity and accessibility.
  • To manage and monitor the awarding of two grants per community area of up to £3000 each for successful projects with support from the Manager.
  • To support families engaging with Choices for Change to link in with local employability and income maximisation service provision.
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Integrated Knowledge Systems Manager

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £41,081
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2020

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced manager with the leadership and relationship skills to lead on this system change management project funded under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Integrated Knowledge Systems Manager will be responsible for the following main areas:

· To support the movement of the six local authorities under the Deal to migrate to one universal skills and employability client tracking system;

· To work with the wider stakeholders in the Deal (Universities and Colleges et al) to adopt a common data language understanding and recording around skills and employability;

· To work in partnership with the Integrated Employer Engagement Manager to develop a talent bank system;

· Support the journey to better data analysis to produce data intelligence and support the concept of data citizenship.

Secondments will be considered.

Please note this is a full-time post however part time may be considered.

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Integrated Employer Engagement Officer x 2

  • Full time
  • £31,500 – £37,590
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th February 2020

Capital City Partnership (CCP) is an arm’s length company of the City of Edinburgh Council and is tasked with the operational development, management and support of local and regional employability and poverty reduction measures.

Job Purpose

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal have a skills element called the Integrated Regional and Employability Skills. There are seven themes under this

1. Labour Market Analysis

2. Integrated Knowledge Systems

3. Intensive Family Support

4. Data and Digital Innovation Gateway

5. Housing and Construction Gateway

6. Integrated Employer Engagement

7. Workforce Mobility

The two posts have been funded under the Integrated Employer Engagement theme but will also link into the other City Region themes where relevant.

The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal is a change fund, to bring better regional alignment and facilitate change on how we work together and make better use of opportunities and economic growth.

This approach is about getting existing employability and related services to work better collectively and bring about genuine, joined up and sustainable integration. It requires significant regional partnership working to be at the heart of all approaches.

The two Integrated Employer Engagement Officers will be responsible for the following main areas:

· To support the development of an Integrated Employer Engagement team plan to bring about significant regional change in partnership with the six regional partner areas;

• To support the co-ordination of a quarterly steering group consisting of key partners and stakeholders to help guide the overall strategic vision of the theme;

• To support the Manager in producing timelines and implementation plans, and conducting on-going evaluation;

• To work effectively within a small team for an initial two years to bring about sustainable change and adapt and influence current services with a regional set of standards with an initial focus on branding and aligned and integrated employer offers;

• To coordinate (or establish) employer and partner focus groups

• To understand, support and further develop the Recruitment Skill Centre model, bringing added value to the approaches established at Fort Kinnaird, FUSE and Edinburgh Airport, and developing the learning to other regional areas;

• To support where necessary, the wider team facilitate the development of a community benefit employer approach, with an agreed set of standards and charter with links to the Integrated Knowledge Systems theme to best capture employer offers under a ‘marketplace’ type offer;

• To create an Information platform (website) as an employer support resource on better working together, including linking to the Integrated Knowledge Systems talent bank for recruitment;

• To produce on-going regional learning events and good practice recommendations for sustainability for consideration at the IRES board

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