Title : Education & Employability Manager

Salary : £31,000 per annum

Hours : Full Time – 35 Hours

Closing Date : Friday 28th July 2023

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  


Our education and employment services are core to what we do at Helm.  We provide young people with the support, qualifications and experience required to build the skills and knowledge to secure and maintain employment.  We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to lead the education and employment team in supporting young people across Tayside and to develop youth led, innovative new services.

Key responsibilities in the role include:  

  • Ensure Helm provides quality services to young people and drive continuous improvement across the organisation
  • Create an inclusive environment where the voices of the team and young people are heard and respected
  • Ensure the development of services that are evidenced by research and meet the needs of young people
  • Ensure that services/contracts are fully compliant with contractual obligations and build good relationships with contracting bodies
  • Ensure that services are fully compliant with Helm’s internal policies and procedures
  • Develop and establish positive relationships with voluntary and public sector partners and other local organisations
  • Recruit, line-manage, guide and support the Education and Employment Team to meet all objectives and targets
  • Support reporting and monitoring of operational tasks and ensure awareness of how operations effects financial performance
  • Responsible for Helm’s Quality Assurance of accredited learning  


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.  

 To apply for this position please refer to the application pack application form below for further information. All applications should be returned to jenny.cameron@helmtraining.co.uk  

CVs are not to be submitted.