Part Time, 30 hours per week (4 days per week)
23:59 on Thursday 8th June 2023
£25,400.00 to £30,200.00 dependent on your skills, knowledge and experience
15th and 16th June 2023 At The Prince's Trust, we’re passionate about supporting young people aged 11 to 30 to get into jobs, education and training. This
Grant Giving Youth Development Lead
will support young people by offering Development Awards which are monetary awards for young people aged 16-30 who are struggling to access education, work or training due to a lack of funds. Following an approved assessment, we can arrange to pay on behalf of the young person, for a product or service which will enable a sustainable outcome for the young person concerned (i.e., it helps them move into employment, education or volunteer work)
What does a Youth Development Lead do?
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As a Youth Development Lead (YDL), you will be at the heart of our Delivery Team. Each day is different and there are always exciting projects for you to get involved in.
Reporting any safeguarding concerns for young people on your caseload. This includes completing complex risk assessments, liaising with external agencies, and producing safeguarding reports. Discussing with the Young person what their needs are for a Development Award to establish if this is something, we can support To build strong and positive relationships across London with other youth charities and organisations which support young people such as care leavers teams, DWP, housing associations, probation, etc to support with Development Awards Following national safeguarding processes and to support and grow the Prince’s Trust reputation within the youth sector. Generate and manage DA enquiries from young people through engaging with partnerships across London that support young people and ensure they have an excellent first experience of The Prince’s Trust. Working directly in the communities of London and building strong partnerships across the sector. Completing a DA 121 with the young person (face to face or virtually face to face via MS teams) Ensuring all evidence required is provided and collated and submitted at the time the DA is submitted for authorisation (including any emails from the Young person / signed DA form via DocuSign) Ashwell as accurate and up to date records, paper and electronic, are maintained as required by The Trust data protection policy
What experience do I need?
If the job description excites you and you believe you have the passion and skills to help young people change their lives, then we encourage you to apply! Our young people and employees come from diverse backgrounds, so we would love to hear the different perspectives and experiences that you could bring to the team.
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What happens next?
Please submit a CV, and Cover Letter that includes your experience, transferrable skills and motivation to work for The Prince’s Trust! The Team will be in touch about the next steps shortly after the closing date.
Why do we need Youth Development Leads?
Last year, we helped more than 40,000 Young People, with every three in four moving into a positive outcome for either work, education or training. Youth Development Leads play a crucial role in supporting young people, no matter the young person's background or current circumstances, to fulfil their full potential. We want to continue having a positive impact on young people’s lives and we couldn’t do this without the important work of Youth Development Leads!
Perks for working at The Trust!
Great holiday package! 30 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays. Office closure on the days between Christmas and New Year Flexible working! Unless the location of the role is remote, the Youth Development Lead role requires a combination of office days and working from home. You can volunteer for and/or attend events – music festivals, The Prince’s Trust Awards, active events etc. In-house learning platform! Develop your skills for your career and your role Benefits platform! Everything from health and financial well-being support to discounts on your favourite restaurants, shops and cinemas. Personal development opportunities through our Networks – PT CAN (Cultural Awareness Network), PT GEN (Gender Equality Network), PT DAWN (Disability & Wellbeing Network), PULSE (LGBTQIA+ Network). Fantastic Family leave! Receive 13 weeks of full pay and 13 weeks of half pay for maternity and adoption leave. Receive 8 weeks of full pay for paternity leave. Interest-free season ticket loans The Trust will contribute 5% of your salary to the Trust Pension Scheme Generous life assurance cover (4 x annual salary)
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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, disability, race, religion and sex. Our goal is to create an environment where everyone, from any background, can be themselves and do the best work of their lives. We are looking for people that can bring different perspectives and experiences and especially welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in our organisation and sector, such as candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. 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 (LGBTQIA+ Network). For more information,
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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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