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hireful
Belfast
£20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
NIACRO
Belfast 0.24 miles
£70,000 - £77,000 per year
Chief Executive, NIACRO, a charity based in NI who work to reduce crime and its impact on people and communities.
hireful
Belfast
£20,363 - £21,603 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
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Farringdon, Greater London
Belfast, Belfast
Cardiff
Edinburgh
£9.50 per hour (Real Living Wage)
Contract, 6 month fixed term contract, Part-time
Job description

Fixed term contract for 6 months

Part time – 25 hours pw

Based in any UK Office - Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London or Manchester

This role is being created through the Government Kickstart scheme. To qualify for the role, you must be aged between 18-24 years old on 1st July and currently unemployed and on Universal Credit - unfortunately we are not able to open this role to 16 and 17 years olds at this time. You will be given a reference number from your DWP work coach to include in your application.

Background:

At Save the Children. Together, we fight for children every single day so that they can make their mark on the world and build a better future. This role will be based in our Policy Advocacy and Campaigns department which is responsible for influencing debates, government policies and public opinions to help ensure we're winning change for children.

Job Purpose:

We are looking for an individual who is interested in gaining experience in working in the charitable sector to join us for 6 months as a Project Assistant to support our work.

In this placement, you'll be based in one of our squads, these are teams that bring together colleagues from across Save the Children to work together on areas of work like challenge the government to tackle issues like ensuring that all children are protected in conflict, addressing the poverty and injustices that children face around the world, or helping to reduce child poverty and make sure children get the best start in life here in the UK.

It's a role created to give variety and experience of working in the charitable sector, so during your time with you us you'll be supporting the team to undertake a range of projects and tasks to help to help to ensure we are securing change.

Key Accountabilities:

· Carrying out research projects

· Organising meetings, taking minutes and notes

· Communicating with supporters and other staff

· Developing creative content and ideas

· Helping to monitor and evaluate the work we're doing.

Positive attitude, flexibility, and an interest in learning will be key elements in making the role work, and you'll also need a willingness to work positively with others from across the organisation.

We're looking for someone who is committed to the vision, mission, values and approach of Save the Children, and who is happy to follow our policies around safeguarding, managing risk and our code of conduct.

In return we'll provide you with training in all aspects of the role, as well as weekly programme of sessions which we'd design for you to help build your wider skills and experience.

Essential Technical Competencies:

  • Great customer service and administration skills
  • Good working knowledge of computer software systems (e.g. Microsoft Office)
  • Good literacy skills

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Interest in learning
  • Organisation
  • Professionalism and work ethic
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Willingness to work positively with others

In your application we'd encourage you to show us how you can work effectively with people from a range backgrounds, your interest in the issues that Save the Children focuses, and if you have any, your previous volunteer experience of charity fundraising, campaigning, and volunteering.

If you have a disability, wellbeing or mental health issue, we can help you by making reasonable adjustments to remove or reduce barriers you might be facing in submitting your application.

Remote Working:

The majority of SCUK employees are currently working remotely within the UK in line with UK Government guidance. Commencing July 2021 we will transition to flexible and hybrid ways of working (i.e. a mixture of remote/home and office-based working) as social distancing restrictions ease.

We are happy to discuss flexible working options at interview.

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: 

Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. 

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Posted on: 21 October 2021
Closing date: 20 November 2021
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