Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in young people’s lives?

Helm’s long-term vision is a Scotland where all young people dare to dream and can make those dreams a reality. Our more immediate mission is to ensure that young people in Scotland have access to the education and training that supports them to learn. Our strategy for achieving this focuses on three key activities, which we believe, will make education, training and employment accessible and achievable for all:

  • Give Young People a Voice
  • Remove Barriers to Learning and Employment
  • Develop Education, Training and Employment Services

Due to expanding our team, we have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to support young people and deliver training in the area of mechanics and allied trades.  The successful candidate will have experience working as a mechanic or wide-ranging experience in a range of fields ideally with cars / vans and motorbikes. Experience of supporting apprentices or young people in a training environment would be of benefit to the role.

Key responsibilities in the role include:

  • Deliver foundation training in mechanics up to SCQF level 4 relevant to accessing a career in automated industries and related employment
  • Provide Health & Safety training and be aware of Health & Safety Policies and your responsibilities to the learner group undergoing training
  • Provide continuous monitoring and evaluation of students throughout training and provide information to keyworkers on learners’ progress.
  • Evaluate and modify training programme as required to suit learners
  • Liaise with external agencies regarding referral and promotion of Helm’s services.

What do we give you in return?  We provide you with a competitive salary, 35 days annual leave, health benefits, a pension plan, a generous range of benefits and job satisfaction with a real opportunity to make a difference every day.

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all young people and use a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Please see further details in the job description below and complete the attached application form which should be returned to

The closing date for applications is the 18th November 2022.

CVs are not to be submitted.