- Organisation: Tomorrow’s People
- Salary: £20,038 – £20,641
- Salary info: 35hrs pw
- Job Type: Full time
- Closing date: 10 June 2014
- Location: Blyth
Tomorrow’s People is a national charity that works to help those who are furthest from the labour market get and keep a job. Within this provision is the specialist Works! Programme that supports excluded young people (aged 16 to 24 yrs) and helps them develop life-management skills and gain practical work experience and employment through a series of activities. We are bringing this programme to Blyth.
Your main tasks will be to:-
- build and develop relationships with local employers, the community, potential funders, partners and stakeholders that will lead to employment and / or training opportunities for young people,
- facilitate 1:1 training sessions in CV writing and Interview preparation,
- source work experience, work placement, volunteering, full and part time work, training and education outcomes for young people,
- support young people whilst they are on any placement arranged by Tomorrow’s People,
- To proactively raise the profile of the programme through press engagement, local steering groups and events,
- be the key link for the aftercare service: tracking and supporting previous clients.
You must have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to empathise with the needs of disengaged youngsters so that they become motivated to successfully complete the programme. You will be a part of a small team and will need to be able to work as an effective team member and sustain a varied and challenging workload. As many of the activities take place off-site you will be required to work throughout Blyth and the surrounding area and have access to your own transport.
Tomorrow’s People is a national charity that works to help those who are furthest from the labour market get and keep a job. Within this provision is the Working It Out programme that supports excluded young people (aged 16 to 24 yrs) and helps them develop life-management skills and gain practical work experience and employment through a series of activities.
A person specification is available for download below.
To apply please email your CV together with a covering letter to Nikki Thomasnthomas@tomorrows-people.co.uk or post to Tomorrow’s People, Unit 19 Alexander Stephen House, Holmfauld Road, Glasgow G51 4RY explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role, to be received no later than 5pm Tuesday 10th June 2014. Tomorrow’s People welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) disclosure is required for this post
Person Specification Works Community Liaison (DOC document)