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Youth Employment Coordinator (Change 100)

Posted: 14 Oct 2019 Closes: 14 Oct 2019
London Office - Vauxhall
Permanent & Full-time leonard-cheshire/04785

About the Role

We have ambitious targets to grow our flagship Change 100 programme and we are seeking a proactive and effective Coordinator to join the team and help us achieve our vision.  Change 100 is our flagship talent programme that supports the UK’s top employers to provide 3-month paid internship opportunities for disabled students and graduates, enabling them to create more inclusive workplaces – www.change100.co.uk

As Youth Employment Coordinator (Change 100) you will play a pivotal role in the team and will support the full cycle of Change 100; student recruitment and shortlisting, supporting assessment centres, matching successful candidates to placements and liaising with our partner employers. You will be encouraged to think of creative and innovative ways to ensure the programme has the greatest impact and will support the team with administration and coordination.

The role will be based in London with occasional travel across the UK.

About You

The right candidate will have the skills to swiftly establish and maintain effective relationships and hit the ground running. You will have demonstrable experience supporting a busy team and managing multiple competing priorities. You will enjoy working with a range of stakeholders, from interns to employer partners, and be a confident communicator.

To succeed in the role, you will have exceptional attention to detail and a solutions-focussed, proactive attitude. In return we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork and skills development.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with a disability.

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.  We are the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities.  This is an exciting time to join us as we launch our new brand and grow our reach across communities.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

What we offer

  • Fair and competitive pay rates
  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We actively encourage applications from people with a disability, supporting where possible, your requirements for reasonable adjustments.

How to apply: Please submit your CV and a cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining how you meet the criteria for the role.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

If you have further questions about the role please contact Victoria Passant (Youth Employment Programme Manager) at victoria.passant@leonardcheshire.org

Closing date 14th October (midnight)

Interviews will take place on the 21st October

Leonard Cheshire

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