(YES) Project Support Co-ordinator

Leicester, Leicestershire
22 Feb 2018
09 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The YES Project is an innovative project, which supports young people to find work or get into training and education. It’s a three year, £1.94m project, that targets its support at young people who face multiple and complex problems to getting into employment.

Nine organisations provide tailored intensive support packages to every young person that enters the project to maximise their opportunities and help them to succeed.

Based in the programme management team, the Support Coordinator will provide one-to-one support to a range of young people facing complex and multiple barriers to help them to develop and secure employment.

The Support Coordinator will work closely with YES partners to develop and broker exciting support packages for participants and set up and run a Youth Leadership Group, consisting of existing participants to scrutinise and develop the project.

We are looking for an exceptional individual who has experience of working in a fast-paced environment and can work effectively within a high performing team.

The successful candidate will be energetic, driven and motivated to make a positive impact on young people’s lives. The project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund. The project is managed by Voluntary Action LeicesterShire. To find out more visit www.yesproject.org.

The job description, person specification and application form for this role can be found below:

Alternatively telephone Reena Purewal on 0116 257 5034

This role offers an opportunity to work for a sector leading diverse and ambitious organisation, with a vision for growth. The successful applicant will benefit from a competitive salary, a flexible and supportive working environment, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a 6% employer pension contribution.

Closing date: Friday 9 March 2018 at 9.00am

Interview date: Thursday 15 March 2018

For an informal chat about the project and the role, please contact Dave Sharpe, YES Project Manager, on 0116 257 5047 or dave.s@yesproject.org.

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