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Youth charity The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people to get their lives on track. It supports 11 to 30 year-olds who are une... Read more

Job Description

Prince’s Trust Executive – South West Scotland – Permanent

Full time- 35 hours a week

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.

We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years.  Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper.  We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world.  We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.

To help us realise our vision, we are changing our approach and looking at innovative ways to develop and enhance our ways of working.  This has led to the creation of exciting new opportunities across The Prince’s Trust at all levels based throughout the United Kingdom.

Within our Scotland Region, we are looking for 1 Prince’s Trust Executive to work within the South West region.

As a Prince's Trust Executive you will work directly with young people, volunteers and partners to deliver programmes and activities both 1:1 and in group settings to encourage and support young people to live, learn and earn. We are looking for individuals who engage in challenges with optimism and resilience, who are adaptive, flexible, and ready to embrace change and innovation.

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals with experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Life skills; an ability to deliver a range of personalised development sessions in a one-to-one as well group setting, from life skills such as cookery to employability skills, as well as effectively managing relationships with delivery partners and funders.
  • Education skills; an understanding of the education landscape, with an ability to deliver information and training sessions as well as building highly-effective relationships with schools, education delivery partners and volunteers.
  • Enterprise and employability skills; an understanding of business start-ups and the challenges they face, ideally experience of facilitating delivery/training workshops, business planning, and building relationships with our community networks, partners and volunteers.
  • Outdoor activities; a background in adventurous/outdoor education and with at least one qualification in one of the following areas Summer Mountain Leader / Walking Group Leader assessed – Rock climbing Instructor/Climbing Wall instructor – Paddle Sport Leader or Instructor

To learn more about the role please visit our website.

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.

To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application.  To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.


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