Prince's Trust Assistant Team Leader
This is fixed term contract is linked to a maternity cover, and the end date of contract (10.01.20) may be subject to change.
The Prince’s Trust Programme is a 12-week personal development course aimed at young people from a wide range of backgrounds with challenging and/or offending behaviour, learning disabilities or difficult personal circumstances. The Programme aims to re-engage young people and enable them to move back into mainstream education or better equip them for employment.
We are seeking an Assistant Team Leader to cover this fixed term role. Working with the Team Leader, responsibilities will include marketing the Programme and recruiting the participants, liaising with employers and agencies and supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the objectives of the Programme are met. You would work with the participants to meet team and individual needs, attend the residential weeks away (3 per year, Monday to Friday), support community projects and set up work experience placements. You will also support young people to achieve the qualifications linked to the programme.
You should have experience of working with young people, including those with challenging behaviour and/or challenging personal circumstances. You should be able to demonstrate good team building skills, be able to motivate others and have good written and verbal communication skills. Enthusiasm for working with young people to help them achieve their full potential is a key requirement of the post, together with good planning and organising skills.
HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.
Please apply via the link.