St. Andrews Resource Centre: Training and Education Officer – Construction and Development

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Applications are invited by St. Andrews Resource Centre for the following position.

Training and Education Officer – Construction and Development

Role Purpose

The Training and Education Officer is required to work as part of a staff team implementing objectives and actions set out in the organisations programme of work.

This is a front-line role delivering essential services to our Education and Training Project.


The role of the Training and Education Officer located between our three locations is to deliver end to end services for clients seeking to train to work in the Construction and related sectors.

  • To develop and plan access for unemployed clients who are focused on gaining work in defined sectors
  • To help develop and manage a client relations system with tracking mechanisms and other systems as directed
  • Maintain records and build a case-study portfolio and general statistical information
  • Make appropriate referrals to agreed suitable programmes and projects. Work to engage wit the orgainsations many strands of support to disadvantaged groups,
  • Individually and as part of a Team, build well-grounded networks into local agencies, to manage the realisation of the progression route.
  • As part of a Team and in conjunction with other staff propose and on occasion provide inputs on innovative training to meet client’s needs
  • To provide an aftercare service to both clients and employers
  • Generate progression reports on an agreed basis and undertake group work as required.


Qualifications: The Training and Education Officer will be able to demonstrate practical experience of employment and education issues affecting individuals and communities in the inner city and beyond. A third level qualification in planning and at least 1 years’ experience in a planning role is a minimum requirement. A background in town planning would be an advantage.


  • Must have experience of working directly with adults in an adult guidance setting or related area
  • Knowledge of labour market trends and opportunities
  • Knowledge of education and training pathways to employment
  • Experience in making effective referrals
  • Experience in working with clients in a one-to-one setting
  • A record of planning, achievement, and implementation
  • Must demonstrate an understanding and commitment to social inclusion and adult guidance practices
  • Must have experience of establishing contact and developing relationships with key stake holders including statutory bodies, employers and other sector stakeholders
  • In possession of excellent written and oral communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Computer literate in dealing with standard MS word and data processing, spreadsheet and communication packages

Your application package will include:

  • a detailed cover letter
  • an UpToDate CV

For further information email:

Please use “Job Application” on the subject line.

Please note that the successful candidate will be recruited and will be subject to ongoing appraisement and review. The position is subject to funding and salary will be dependent on experience

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 28th November at 12.00 noon

St. Andrews is an equal opportunities employer this role is a full-time position and requires a substantial amount of flexibility.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Nov, 2022
Expiry Date
28th Nov, 2022