Youth Employment Officer (Change 100)
Full time, 35 hours per week
About the Role
Our Youth Employment Officer (Change 100) will be responsible for all elements of candidate recruitment and assessment for the Change 100 programme. Change 100 is Leonard Cheshire’s flagship youth employment programme, matching top disabled graduate talent to 3-month internship opportunities with a range of high-profile employer partners www.change100.co.uk
In this role you will design and implement our student recruitment campaign, effectively establishing relationships across all UK universities. The role will also be responsible for leading on the design and delivery of the recruitment and selection process for the programme; developing our assessment criteria, leading the shortlisting of applications and managing our assessment centres, ensuring all activities are robust and consistent.
You will also be involved in developing our Alumni network, delivering training to employers hosting our interns and matching successful candidates to roles.
The successful post-holder will be actively involved in the on-going development of Change 100, and encouraged to think of creative and innovative ways to ensure the programme has the greatest impact.
The role will be based in London with frequent travel across the UK during peak times of delivery.
You will have demonstrable experience of programme delivery, ideally with direct experience of graduate recruitment, programme marketing and promotion, selection and recruitment or disability.
You will be a confident and personable public speaker with experience of designing and delivering presentations. You will be skilled at managing a wide range of stakeholders and audiences.
The ideal candidate will have the skills to swiftly establish and maintain effective relationships and the ability to hit the ground running.
You will be creative, passionate and focussed with the ability to work proactively. In return we can promise a flexible and fun work environment with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and skills development.
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.
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
Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.
Interviews: will take place w/c 5th August at our office in London (Vauxhall)