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The Prince's Trust

Youth Development Lead (Health & Social Care)

Job Type

Salary

Location

Fixed Term

Region

£20,300 to £21,500

Posted Date

East Midlands

20 December 2021

Northamptonshire

Closing Date

5 January 2022

Are you passionate about working with young people and supporting the health and social care sector?

We have an exciting opportunity in Northamptonshire area to join our dynamic team that are well suited to individuals who are looking to gain proactive experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.
The successful candidates must be as passionate as us about transforming the lives of young people.


Based in or around Northamptonshire on a fixed term basis until June 2023.

Countless talented young people across the country are unemployed, under-employed or looking for a better career. Meanwhile, across social care and the NHS (one of the largest employers in Europe) there is currently a staffing crisis with thousands of vacancies across hundreds of roles. In this role you have the power to make a difference in this crucial time. Could you lead our programmes to support 10,000 young people into health and care careers by 2023?

As a Youth Development Lead, you will work with young people, volunteers and partners to deliver programmes and activities to support and encourage 16-30-year olds into sustained health and social care roles. Working as part of a regional team, you will work with clear objectives to ‘connect’, ‘progress’ and help ‘transform’ the lives of young people who need us most.

Why we need Youth Development Leads (Health and Social Care):

Last year, we helped more than 70,000 young people, with three in four young people on our programmes, move into work, education or training.

The young people we help face a range of challenges, such as unemployment, mental health issues or some have been in trouble with the law. Our job is to inspire and support young people, to help them reach their potential so that they can thrive and society can prosper.

We believe all young people should have the chance to succeed, and that young people 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 the 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.
- Flexible working! Where operationally possible, you can work hours to fit in with, school hours or care arrangements for example and you can also work from home.
- Interest-free season ticket loans
- Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial wellbeing support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas
- In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role
- The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme
- You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc.
- Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)

Here at The Prince's Trust, we're committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We want to be an organisation that's representative of the communities we serve, which is why we strive for diversity of age, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity and perspective. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives.

We’re a Stonewall Diversity Champion and we are an employer that is Disability Confident. Our staff, volunteers and young people are supported by PT CAN (our Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network) and Pulse (LGBT Network). For more information, click here.

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. As part of this commitment, we undertake basic disclosure checks in accordance with the Codes of Practice for all roles within the Trust, and for our roles working directly with young people, at an enhanced level. Having a criminal record will not automatically exclude applicants.

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