Trainer - Employability (North East)
Centrepoint is the UK's leading charity for homeless young people. It helps support more than 9,-25 year olds into a home and a job every year. Centrepoint works directly in London, Manchester, Yorkshire and the North East of England, and partners with other organisations across the UK.
Our services for young people include housing, personal and social development and employability, with the overall aim of enabling them to secure a home, a skill and a sustainable future. As part of its strategy to support every young person with a home and a job Centrepoint has grown its Skills and Employability offer to support our aim of diversifying our income.
A key aspect of this, is the work that Centrepoint has been doing to deliver engaging 'Routeways into Work' programmes (funded via Traineeships and ESIF), which enable unemployed young people aged 19 - 24 years, to access the training and work experience they need to demonstrate their skills to recruiting employers and secure employment. For local businesses our programmes provide a low risk recruitment offer that attracts new talent and develops their workforce. As a result of recent growth in our services we are recruiting for an Employability Trainer to work across the North East.
We are looking for a highly motivated, innovative and tenacious individual to join our team; offering a dynamic, responsive and flexible service that works to ensure the widest range of opportunities for all young people with a focus for those who need it most. We want to support young people by raising aspirations, achieving ambition and better integration/access of services for 16-25 year olds across the North East (Northumberland to Tees Valley).
The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering employability funded programmes, including group work sessions, accredited training programmes and planned activities. You will be used to achieving high quality standards and delivering operational targets and be able to meet the travel requirements of the role. The suitable candidate will ideally have a full driving licence.
In return for your efforts you will receive excellent training and development and a host of staff benefits including an interest free travel loan, cycle to work scheme and stakeholder pension scheme entitlement.
We seek to challenge discrimination and are committed to fairness and equality. We especially welcome applications from anyone with direct experience of being homeless or using young people's services.
Interviews: Friday 27 October 2017
Contract: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week).