Aberdeen, Aberdeen City
£20,300 - £22,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Prince’s Trust Scotland is currently going through an exciting period of development and this is a great opportunity to join our local Service Delivery teams in the East of Scotland.  We have ambitions to grow our offer to young people by providing a blended approach of face-to-face and digital delivery and support. To help us on this journey we are looking for a passionate and motivated Youth Development Lead based in the Aberdeen area to join our dynamic team.


Youth Development Leads manage a caseload of young people into sustainable outcomes through our core self-development, employability and enterprise offers by working 121 with young people directly and working closely with other Youth Development colleagues delivering programmes and group sessions.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a natural and effective communicator, passionate about delivering excellent customer service
  • Has experience in supporting young people 16-30 within the Prince’s Trust target groups
  • Will thrive in a busy and dynamic role and is able to engage in challenges with optimism and resilience
  • Is able to work efficiently and effectively to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Has experience of working on their own initiative to achieve individual and team objectives  
  • Has a fine attention to detail and can process paperwork and computerised administration tasks in a timely and accurate manner
  • Has a strong understanding of the challenges young people from within The Trust’s target groups might face


We work with young people from every background, so we’re passionate about building a diverse workforce that represents the young people we support. We, therefore, welcome applications from everyone who meets the essential criteria for the role. If you think you could do the role, but don’t have all the desirable experience, we would still love for you to apply, as you’ll have the chance to let us know what you would bring to the table, that will help Scotland’s young people in your supporting statement.


Upon joining the Trust, you’ll have the opportunity to join and be supported by our 4 main networks. PT CAN (Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality), PT PULSE (LGBTQ+ network) and PT DAWN (Disability and Wellness Network). We want to work with people who think they can make a difference in young people’s lives, if you think that’s you, we’d love to hear from you.




Perks for working at The Trust:

  • Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure the days between Christmas and New Year
  • Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks full pay for paternity leave.
  • Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
  • In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role
  • The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
  • You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
  • Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
More about The Prince's Trust
The Prince's Trust

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

Posted on: 22 October 2021
Closed date: 21 November 2021
Job ref: 1185
Tags: Social Care/Development, Training

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