Permanent – Prince’s Trust Executive
Full time - 35 hours a week
The Prince's Trust is a youth charity whose mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills, to live, learn and earn. This year we will support more than 70,000 young people through a range of proven programmes, with three in four achieving a positive outcome.
We have a bold ambition to extend the reach and impact of our work and help one million more young people transform their lives over the next ten years. Our job is to inspire them, support them and release their potential, so that they can thrive and society can prosper. We will focus on innovation, to ensure we adapt and remain relevant in a rapidly changing world. We owe it to ourselves and the young people we serve, to do the best work of our lives and to help give them an increasing stake in our economy and society. They are the key to a positive and prosperous future for all of us.
To help us realise our vision, we are changing our approach and looking at innovative ways to develop and enhance our ways of working. This has led to the creation of exciting new opportunities across The Prince’s Trust at all levels based throughout the United Kingdom.
In Scotland we are looking for a dynamic and creative individual with specialist skills and qualifications in outdoor learning to join our team operating from our Edinburgh Centre.
As a Prince’s Trust Executive you will work directly with young people, to deliver programmes and activities to support and encourage young people to live, learn and earn. You will support delivery of our full programme of which outdoor learning is a part. We are looking for an individual who will engage in challenges with optimism and resilience, who are adaptive, flexible, ready to embrace change and innovation. The successful candidate will have the following
- Significant experience of planning and leading outdoor learning sessions with a strong focus on personal development.
- Experience of facilitating residential work in an outdoor environment.
- A minimum of 2 NGB qualifications from the following with evidence of experience in a third area
- Summer ML
- Single Pitch Award/Climbing Wall Award
- TCL/MTB L2
- BC Paddlesport Leader or Instructor/ UKCC L2
- Relevant Outdoor First Aid qualification
- Qualifications in youth work, IAG and candidates with D1/D1+e driving licenses are desirable.
You will be a natural and effective communicator, passionate about delivering excellent customer service and making the right decision for young people. Working as part of a team within a defined geographical area, you will work with clear objectives to ‘connect’, ‘progress’ and help ‘transform’ the lives of young people who need us most.
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To learn more about the role please visit our website.
The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.
To apply for this vacancy please complete the online application. To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.
To apply, go to our website and fill in an application https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/jobs/vacancies and include the reference number of 008880.
Closing date: 21st March 2019
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