Reach Out Project Education Co-ordinator (Advocacy and Support)

  • Part time
  • £25,586 – £27,483 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 7th January 2019


  • Advertised from 6th December 2018
  • Fixed Term Contract to 31st October 2021. Hours: 0.6 FTE. Salary: Grade 4 £25,586 (usual starting salary) - £27,483 Per Annum, Pro Rata

Role

Summary description

Through support from the Big Lottery Fund, the WEA has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Worker to join its Reach Out Project staff team in Aberdeen. This new role, while contributing directly to the project’s educational programme, also has the key focus of providing individual advocacy and support to project users, to include; identifying individual learner pathways within the project; effective signposting to external agencies for help with specific issues; providing advocacy and support to learners in range of settings – e.g. attending college for the first time, negotiating the benefits system etc..

Description

The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We have a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. In Aberdeen our well-established Reach Out Project offers a wide range of learning opportunities to some of the City’s most vulnerable adults – those with mental health issues, those going through the Criminal Justice System, those with substance misuse issues, the long term unemployed and those with learning disabilities/difficulties.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application to ensure that you include all relevant information about yourself.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit a completed application form. Please ensure that you put the job code in your application.

Application notes

Please ensure that your completed application is emailed to recruitment@wea.org.uk, we encourage you to apply in advance of the given closing date as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient number of applications.

Closing Date 7th January 2019, with interviews to take place 17th January 2019.

WEA are proud to be a living wage employer.


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