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Learning & Skills Coordinator

We're looking for a motivated self-starter to lead our work supporting young people who face mental health and wellbeing challenges in Dundee back into employment or higher/further education. In this role you will develop workshops and programmes to promote better outcomes and positive destinations for our young people. This is a part-time role (0.6 FTE) and fixed term for 14 months.

We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who are young people with lived experience of mental health and wellbeing challenges.

who are feeling strong?

We exist to make sure that every young person in Dundee who has experienced a mental health or wellbeing challenge is supported to reach their full potential. We deliver projects, services and campaigns in the community to tackle stigma, build confidence, develop resources, create networks and most importantly support the positive recovery journey of our young people. Our services are designed by young people, delivered by young people, and for young people - we believe that this youth-led/peer-led approach is our biggest asset in tackling issues around mental health and wellbeing.

what would my role be?

We're looking for a member of staff to deliver work to improve life chances for young people with mental health and wellbeing challenges by supporting them into employment or further/higher education. Work-related travel costs will be reimbursed.

Some training and induction will be provided, and we expect the candidate to develop skills once in post, but we are looking for candidates to demonstrate intermediate skills, experience or knowledge of:

  • Understanding the mental health and wellbeing challenges young people face

  • Ability to confidently use office software such as mail, calendar and spreadsheets

  • Good standards of written and verbal communication

And, whilst not essential, we would also welcome candidates with skills, experience or knowledge of the following:

  • Delivering learning, whether through informal workshops or formal education

  • Knowledge of higher and further education

  • Knowledge of issues related to employability

  • Working in a mental health or youth work environment

  • Working in the third sector


To apply for this opportunity send a copy of your C.V. along with a cover letter to Please read the Job Description attached below for further information and if you have any other questions then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

The closing date for applications is 22/08/21, with interviews to take place on the 25/08/21. This role is subject to a successful PVG check and satisfactory pre-employment checks.

Further information

Job Description