Triangles-National Programme Coordinator (18039)
Contract type: Fixed term
End date: 31/10/24
Salary: £31,200 - £37,960
Closing Date: 16 February 2024
Interview Date: w/c 26/2/24
Looking for a new role for 2024?
Are you passionate about creating change and improving the lives of care-experienced young people?
Do you have experience in youth work/ participation/ social action/ group work?
Do you have strong communication, facilitation, and project management skills?
If this sounds like you then apply! We are looking for someone energetic and creative to join our small team on a temporary basis to cover maternity leave starting ASAP until end of October 2024.
In return for your commitment, you will be supported with meaningful and 1:1's, ongoing personal development and opportunities to make positive changes in young people's lives.
Here at Barnardo's Care Journeys (Barnardo's Core Priority Programme), we are seeking to make transformational change for children in and leaving care. Triangles is a successful, innovative participation programme that works alongside young people and frontliners. The programme has seen the launch of successful missions to create change alongside key stakeholders. Please be sure to read the additional information document for more information about this role.
This is a national programme so it will involve regular travel across the country, working from home or from a local Barnardo's hub. Occasional evening or weekend work will be required.
This would be a fantastic opportunity for someone seeking professional stretch and development, the opportunity to be innovative, challenge social injustices and to advocate where needed on behalf of Care Experienced young people at both an operational and strategic level.
Lived experience of the care system is desirable.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
Please note due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. We recommend that you apply for this role as soon as possible.
Barnardo's believe in creating equality of opportunity in the workplace and supporting people to manage their work-life balance; we are therefore open to offering flexible working arrangements.
At Barnardo's we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is reflected in our values and our practice, and we have invested in this area of our work to ensure that we can deliver on our commitments to be an inclusive employer. EDI is a key enabler of our purpose as a charity and we want to ensure that the diversity of our teams is reflective of the communities we serve and that we continue to learn and develop our work with a focus on inclusion. We particularly encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic Communities, candidates who are LGBT+ and Disabled candidates.
Our basis and values