G5, Glasgow
Salary is dependent on experience and starts from £20,300
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 35 hours a week

Closing Date: 23:59 on Thursday 20th February

 

 

In The Prince’s Trust, this role is known as Prince’s Trust Executive

 

Do you feel passionate about supporting young people to achieve their very best?

Are you looking for opportunities to gain experience within an energising and innovative team?

 

An exciting opportunity has opened up for an enthusiastic youth worker to join our dynamic team and is well suited to an individual that is looking to gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. The successful candidate has to be as passionate as us about transforming the lives of young people.

As an Executive, you will work with young people, volunteers and partners to deliver programmes and activities to support and encourage 11-30 year olds. Working as part of a team within Clyde Valley, you will work with clear objectives to 'connect’, 'progress’ and help 'transform’ the lives of young people who need us most. 

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting young people to develop their confidence and skills.
  • Delivery of Prince's Trust's Education and Partner led programmes (Achieve, Team, Mosaic and Awards) however could be asked to support on any programme if required (Fairbridge, Get Into, Get Started, Enterprise)
  • Supporting young people into positive outcomes including education, training and employment.
  • Planning, organising and budgeting.
  • Liaising with Funders and Stakeholders.

 

 

Requirements:

To support our delivery requirements across Clyde Valley, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who have some of the following qualities:

 

  • Are able to engage in challenges with optimism and resilience
  • Can be adaptive and flexible, ready to embrace change and innovation
  • Are experienced in providing one-to-one support and delivering high quality learning and development sessions through a variety of mediums.
  • Is a natural and effective communicator, passionate about delivering excellent customer service and making the right decision for young people
  • Have experience of facilitating skills development in at least one of the following settings; Informal learning provision (sports/arts/outdoors), Education sector, Employment/Enterprise training, Digital learning provision, Volunteer training/management
  • Has a strong understanding of the challenges young people withing The Trust’s target groups face.
  • Has knowledge of the Scottish Education System or experience of working with Education providers

 

 

For more information, please take a look at the job description, or our ‘Working with Young People’ page. 

 

 

Why we need Execs:

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 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.

 

 

 

Perks for working at The Trust:

 

  • Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure 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.
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
  • Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
  • Volunteer / attend events such as music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
  • In-house and external training opportunities available throughout the year.
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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: 31 January 2020
Closed date: 18 February 2020
Job ref: 270
Tags: Project Management, Operations

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