Learning Support Assistant Aberdeen Foyer

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Organisation information

Organisation
Aberdeen Foyer

Charity registered in Scotland SC023655

Website
http://www.aberdeenfoyer.com
Twitter
aberdeenfoyer
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/aberdeenfoyer/
Good HQ
@AberdeenFoyer

Aims & objectives

Since its establishment in 1995 Aberdeen Foyer, a local charitable organisation, has been working successfully with homeless and disadvantaged 16-25 year olds in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas. The Foyer initiative aims to address the priority issues of youth unemployment and homelessness in an integrated way to help young people achieve social and economic independence.
Job number
10236
Location
Aberdeen
Time of attendance
Mon to Fri 5 hours per day
No of references
1
Hours (per week)
25
Shifts/rota
Not supplied
Salary (£/hr)
£9 per hour

Job description

· Support Foyer Staff with training delivery

· Support training participants/ general public with computer use, CV preparation, job search skills, job applications

· Provide support with administrative tasks e.g letters to clients and employers

· Input to client database

· Assist with the preparation of reports and statistical analyses

· Respond to telephone enquiries

· Conduct telephone follow up calls to previous training participants

· Perform reception duties as req

Person specification

Standard E or D Assessed Via A or I

1 EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED

1.1 Good communication skills E A & I

1.2 Good basic IT skills E A & I

1.3 Good interpersonal skills, friendly, good sense of humour and an understanding of the work of Aberdeen Foyer. E A & I

1.4 Ability to maintain confidentiality E A & I

1.5 Well organised E A & I

1.6 An understanding and empathy with the aims of the Foyer E A & I

* Key: E = Essential D = Desirable A = Application Form I = Interview

PVG/disclosure requirements

Required - can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership