Senior Youth Employment Officer (Change100)
About the Role
We have ambitious targets to grow our flagship Change 100 programme and we are seeking a proactive and effective team leader to join the team and help us achieve our vision. Change 100 is a talent programme that supports the UK’s top employers to provide 3-month paid internship opportunities for disabled students and graduates, enabling them to create more inclusive workplaces.
As Senior Youth Employment Officer you will play a pivotal role in the team, leading all delivery elements of the programme. You will manage a team of 3 to ensure interns are effectively recruited, assessed and matched to placements across the UK and employers are effectively on-boarded and equipped to support their interns.
This role is central to the growth and sustainability of Change 100 and will be actively encouraged to contribute to strategic plans and programme development. It’s a really exciting time to join the programme as we continue to improve and refine Change 100.
The role will be based in London with frequent travel across the UK.
You will have demonstrable experience of managing complex programmes, and have a proactive, independent and solutions-focused attitude. You will be confident leading a team and supporting staff to navigate challenges to ensure smooth delivery across multiple programme elements. You will thrive in fast-paced environments, and value collaborative team cultures.
The right candidate will have the skills to swiftly establish and maintain effective relationships and hit the ground running. In return we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork and skills development.
We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.
About Leonard Cheshire
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities. This is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new brand and grow our reach across communities.
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.
What we offer
- Fair and competitive pay rates
- A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
- Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
- Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
- A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.
Interviews will take place on the 17th September
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.
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