About the Role
Change 100 is Leonard Cheshire’s flagship youth employment programme, matching top disabled graduate talent to 3-month internship opportunities with a range of high-profile employer partners.
We have ambitious targets to grow the programme and we are seeking a proactive and effective Coordinator to join the team and help us achieve our vision. As Youth Employment Coordinator (Change 100) you will play a pivotal role in the team and will support the full cycle of Change 100; student recruitment and shortlisting, supporting assessment centres, matching successful candidates to placements and liaising with our partner employers. You will be encouraged to think of creative and innovative ways to ensure the programme has the greatest impact and will support the team with administration and coordination.
The right candidate will have the skills to swiftly establish and maintain effective relationships and hit the ground running. You will have demonstrable experience supporting a busy team and managing multiple competing priorities. You will enjoy working with a range of stakeholders, from interns to employer partners, and be a confident communicator.
To succeed in the role, you will have exceptional attention to detail and a solutions-focussed, proactive attitude. 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.
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
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.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. References will be obtained for all roles.
Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.
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