VACANCY - Information and Support Worker
Posted on: Monday 1st August 2016The WEA Women@Work project is currently seeking an Information and Support Worker.
Based in Inverness
Fixed Term to 30th June 2017
Part time 21 hours per week
Salary: Grade C (pro rata) £23,550-£25,286
Closing date for applications is by 12.00 noon, Monday 8th August 2016.
Interviews will be held on 15th August 2016 in Inverness.
The Workers' Educational Association is a charity and the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We are a charity with a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. All our educational provision is developed with this in mind and our courses can be set up almost anywhere - for example in clubs, community centres, village halls, schools, pubs or where people work.
Funded by the Scottish Government's Voluntary Action Fund, the WEA's Women@Work project promotes gender equality and addresses the gaps, challenges and needs faced by women in the Highlands in relation to employment, economic activity and gender segregation. The project provides education, training and information for women to help them understand issues, develop skills and become more able to speak out at home, at work and in their community.
The Women@Work Information and Support Worker will assist the Project Co-ordinator in leading and developing project delivering learning opportunities and information through 7 local area networks across the Highlands. This is an opportunity for a motivated and dynamic individual, who has excellent communication and networking skills who is able to work in a dedicated small team to deliver on the equalities agenda by improving women's position in both public representation and also employment opportunities in the Highlands.
Please click here to download an application pack.
The WEA is committed to promoting Equality and Diversity in its employment practices and service delivery.
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