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CEMVO Scotland are pleased to announce our new 4 year programme (EM)powering Women funded by the Big Lottery Fund. The official launch will be coming soon! +++ CEMVO Scotland has supported EM organisations to secure Over £3M from the Climate Challenge Fund , creating over 30 employment opportunities and 26 new funded projects +++ CEMVO Scotland has supported 4 young people and 2 groups to secure £38k in funding to help start up and grow their social enterprises +++ 24 organisations provided with mainstreaming race equality consultancy advice/support +++ Mainstreaming support lead to new policies and procedures for carrying the Kirpan in court

Job Title: Confidence and Wellbeing Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible to: Head of Operations & Resources

Hours of Work: Full time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £27,000 per annum (4% employer’s pension contribution after 6 month probation)

Length of Contract: 4 Years Fixed Term (1st November 2016 – 1st November 2020)

Office Base: Glasgow

Main Objectives of the job

To deliver structured and holistic confidence and wellbeing support to 15-20 ethnic minority women per year through one to one support, training and mentoring

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To promote the Empowering Women Programme and identify a minimum of 25 women to engage with and provide support through the programme
  2. To assess the needs of clients and develop and deliver one to one support based on the needs assessments   
  3. To register for and complete Steps to Excellence and Steps Facilitators training  
  4. To develop a training programme for EM women, and to plan, organise and deliver the programme, including identifying appropriate trainers
  5. To work with the Employability Officer (EO) to develop and organise a 2 day residential event for clients to help consolidate learning, team working, and promote networking
  6. To identify and make contact with a wide range of organisations / key stakeholders to initiate volunteer placements, shadowing and mentoring and to develop strategies to make the programme sustainable beyond the 4 years of funding   
  7. To work with the EO to ensure monitoring and evaluation processes are in place to record the meeting of project outcomes
  8. To work with the EO to provide regular and end of year reports to the Head of Operations and to funders when requested
  9. To work with the EO to ensure annual and quarterly work plans are in place so as to meet outputs and outcomes of the Empowering Women Programme
  10. To continually increase own awareness and knowledge of ethnic minority women’s issues  
  11. To have self awareness and understanding and empathy for others
  12. To undertake other appropriate duties and tasks that will enhance the work of CEMVO Scotland
  13. This job description does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities and tasks but indicates the main responsibilities required from the employee in this role. The organisation reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post-holder at any time according to the needs of the organisation’s business.
  14. There is a requirement to work flexibly, including working evenings and weekends as necessary in order to ensure appropriate fulfillment of duties.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

 

  • At least 2 years’ experience working with women in a similar role, with the ability to empathise and relate to their issues and concerns
  • knowledge and experience in confidence building, promoting self-belief and self-efficacy in clients
  • Knowledge and experience in identifying individual needs and developing and delivering programmes to meet these needs
  •  Knowledge and experience in developing and organising training programmes, particularly relating to confidence and wellbeing
  • Knowledge and experience in project management, with proven track record of achieving positive outputs / outcomes, including monitoring and evaluation processes and co-ordinating activities
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Good networking skills, with the ability to organise and monitor short life projects on a “placement” basis
  • Commitment to the development of the ethnic minority voluntary sector, as well as good understanding of race equality and issues affecting the sector
  • Ability to meet targets and deadlines
  • Good organisational skills, including own work load
  • Excellent report writing skills

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in managing Big Lottery funded projects
  • Ability to speak at least one community language (Urdu or Punjabi, Cantonese or Mandarin)
  • Ability to travel around Scotland, with flexibility to work weekends and evenings when required
  • Knowledge of or work experience in the ethnic minority third sector

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Job Title: Employability Officer 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible to: Head of Operations & Resources

Job Title: Employability Officer  

Hours of Work: Part time (21 hours per week)

Salary: £16200 per annum (4% employers’ pension contribution after 6 month probation)

Length of Contract: 4 Years Fixed Term (1st November 2016-1st November 2020)

Office Base: Glasgow

Main Objectives of the job

To deliver employability support to 20 ethnic minority women per year through training, career goal setting, CV and application preparation, mentoring and coaching.  

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To promote the Empowering Women Programme and identify a minimum of 25 women to benefit from the programme
  2. To work with the Confidence and Wellbeing Officer (CWO) to ensure a holistic programme of support is developed and delivered
  3. To assess the needs of clients and develop and deliver one to one support based on employment needs assessments   
  4. To register for and complete Steps to Excellence training  
  5. To develop an employability training programme for EM women, and to plan, organise and deliver the programme, including identifying appropriate trainers
  6. To work with the Confidence and Wellbeing Officer to develop and organise a 2 day residential event for clients to help consolidate learning, celebrate achievements, and promote networking
  7. To identify and make contact with a wide range of employers to initiate work placements, shadowing and mentoring  
  8. To work with the CWO to ensure monitoring and evaluation processes are in place to record the meeting of project outcomes
  9. To work with the CWO to provide regular and end of year reports to the Head of Operations and to funders when requested
  10. To work with the CWO to ensure annual and quarterly work plans are in place so as to meet outputs and outcomes of the Empowering Women Programme
  11. To continually increase own awareness and knowledge of ethnic minority women’s issues  
  12. To have self awareness and understanding and empathy for others
  13. To undertake other appropriate duties and tasks that will enhance the work of CEMVO Scotland
  14. This job description does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities and tasks but indicates the main responsibilities required from the employee in this role. The organisation reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post-holder at any time according to the needs of the organisation’s business.
  15. There is a requirement to work flexibly, including working evenings and weekends as necessary in order to ensure appropriate fulfillment of duties.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

  • At least 2 years’ experience working with women in a similar role, or providing employability support to a portfolio of clients   
  • knowledge and experience of CV and job application development and providing mock interviews
  • Knowledge and experience in identifying individual needs and developing and delivering programmes to meet these needs
  • Knowledge and experience of developing training programmes to allow clients to build ‘key’ and ‘transferable’ employability skills
  • Excellent networking skills to engage with key stakeholders and to recognise synergies to develop the programme beyond the 4 years.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively to develop a pool of employment placements in areas that match client’s needs     
  • Knowledge and experience in project management, with proven track record of achieving positive outputs/outcomes, including monitoring and evaluation processes and co-ordinating activities
  • Good communication, inter-personal skills and working in a team environment
  • Commitment to the development of the ethnic minority voluntary sector, as well as a good understanding of race equality and issues affecting the sector
  • Ability to meet targets and deadlines
  • Good organisational skills, including managing own workload and the ability to priorities
  • Excellent report writing skills

Desirable

  • Knowledge and experience in managing Big Lottery funded projects
  • Ability to speak at least one community language (Urdu or Punjabi, Cantonese or Mandarin)
  • Ability to travel around Scotland, with flexibility to work weekends and evenings when required
  • Knowledge of or work experience in the ethnic minority third sector
  • Passion and commitment to women’s issues

You can download application form, jobs advert and jobs description from blow links 

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Contact Info

Cemvo Scotland

Lancefield House
1st Floor, 95 - 107 Lancefield Street
Glasgow, G3 8HZ

Tel: 0141 248 4830
Fax: 0141 221 4439

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