Programme Executive - Enterprise

Recruiter
The Prince's Trust
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Sector
Childcare
Contract Type
Contract
Fixed term (until 18th October 2018)

Full time- 35 hours a week

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. We give practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills, such as confidence and motivation. We work with 11 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. We have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and support 100 more each working day. More than three in four young people we helped last year moved into work, education or training. We are committed to equality and valuing diversity.

We are seeking a self-motivated, highly organised individual with excellent communication skills to join our team as an Enterprise Programme Executive. You will plan the programme in the area and support the delivery of business training to groups of young people (18-30 years old) interested in exploring self-employment. You will then assist young people progress to test their ideas, write business plans and potentially start their own businesses with a mentor matched. Alternatively, they may achieve alternative outcomes in education, training, volunteering or work.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, be able to work as part of a team with strong organisation, communication and interpersonal skills. The ability to work effectively with young people from Prince's Trust target groups as well as local agencies, partners and Prince's Trust volunteers is crucial.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A TEMPORARY COVER POST UNTIL 18th OCTOBER 2018

The Prince's Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

We prefer to hire people directly, but we do have a preferred supplier list for when we'd like a helping hand. We'll be in touch if we need you.

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our HR team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.