Youth Progression Coordinator

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£23,000 to £28,000 p.a. FTE, dependent upon experience
09 Jul 2021
29 Jul 2021
Contract Type

Youth Progression Coordinator

Salary: £23,000 to £28,000 p.a. FTE, dependent upon experience

Location:  You will be based at our London office in Bermondsey but will be expected to travel across London boroughs and occasionally beyond London

12 month fixed contract. Full-Time, Part-Time and Term-Time working will be considered.

Construction Youth Trust is a forward-thinking charity whose mission is to help young people reach their full potential and take their first steps towards a rewarding working life. We prepare young people for the world of work, support them to build their skills and confidence and connect them with opportunities and employers aligned with their individual strengths and interests. We prioritise young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, under-represented groups and those facing significant barriers to work .

Due to an increase in demand for our programmes, we are seeking to expand our committed team of youth coordinators who work directly with young people, as well as build relationships with referral partners, community groups and potential employers. An important focus of our Youth Progression Coordinator role is to help young people furthest from the jobs market to prepare for the world of work and achieve positive progress on their individual career journey.

We strongly believe that a diverse and inclusive team is vital to our work. We are especially interested in hearing from individuals who are Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background and/or those with a lived experience of the young people we support.

To apply

If you are passionate about transforming the life chances of young people, especially those facing disadvantage and exclusion, please send your CV and a written statement (no more than 500 words) explaining why the role interests you, your experience of supporting young people to make successful transitions into the world of work and how you meet the person specification via the form below. 

Closing date for applications – 9am on Thursday 29th July 2021. However, we may close the recruitment early if the post is filled so please apply as soon as possible.

Interviews to take place on Thursday 5th August 2021.

Previous applicants need not apply.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All roles are subject to safer recruitment practices, and this position will require an Enhanced Disclosure with Barred list check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

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