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Outreach Worker

  • Part time
  • £16,926 pro-rata
  • Initially home working during COVID-19 lockdown then ACE IT office at 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX plus travel to outreach projects and care homes around Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th June 2020

  • Advertised from 26th May 2020
  • 21 Hours per week Mon to Weds - 9am to 4.30pm. Salary – £10,156 Duration – Contracted to March 2022 with potential to be extended dependent on funding (3-month probation period)


ACE IT Scotland exists to advance the knowledge and connectivity of over-50s in Edinburgh. Through IT coaching and empowerment, to improve wellbeing, independence and active involvement as citizens.

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and caring person to develop and run our outreach work throughout Edinburgh. One element of our work offers one to one person-centred learning sessions for older people who are struggling with any digital equipment. The sessions are based in our offices at Nicolson Square, Edinburgh.

Our ‘Moose in the Hoose’ project provides IT learning and support to residents currently in five care homes in Edinburgh. We also perform various types of outreach work in the community from scam workshops to our Work Wise Women employability courses.

We have recently created COVID-19 response services including our free ACE IT Coaching Helpline and our new ACE IT Tech Library service which lends tablet devices to partner organisations who work with over-50s.

We already have dedicated enthusiastic trained volunteers to work with older people and care home residents and within these outreach projects.

Application notes

A full Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.

To apply please send a cover letter stating why you think you are the right candidate for this role along with your CV and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to ACE IT Scotland Manager, Iain Couper by 11th June 2020. If you would like to know more about the role, please email

or call 07983 396 075.

Interviews w/c Mon 15th June