The Centre for Youth Impact is committed to working collaboratively to progress thinking and practice in impact measurement and quality improvement in youth work and provision for young people. Our vision is for all young people to have access to high quality programmes and services that improve their life chances.
We need a Team Assistant to join the team to provide critical administrative and logistical support across all of our projects. The post will contribute both capacity and skills to the Centre’s dynamic team – particularly offering support around arranging regular external training and events. The postholder will also work with the Operations Manager on team coordination, supporting on the Centre’s comms processes and day-to-day administrative tasks as they arise.
We’re looking for an organised and confident administrator with excellent written and verbal communication skills and exceptional attention to detail. Our ideal candidate would be happy working autonomously and have experience of supporting a busy and fast-paced team managing multiple different work streams. We are looking for someone who will anticipate need and suggest solutions to logistical challenges. You’ll need to be helpful and enthusiastic in your approach to work, flexible and people oriented.
For more information about the role and the person specification, please download the job description.
If all of the above sounds appealing, then please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter (up to 800 words) that states how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Team Assistant application’. Please include in your letter that you have the right to work in the UK. Please also complete the anonymous equality and diversity survey form as part of the application. We see particular strength in diversity, and welcome applications regardless of sex, gender, race, age, sexuality, belief or disability.
The deadline for receipt of your application is 12:00pm on Monday 9 December 2019. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Interviews will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019 at our offices in Hackney, E8.
For more information about us please visit the Centre for Youth Impact’s website: http://www.youthimpact.uk. If you have any questions about the role, please email Sarah Rose, Operations Manager, on email@example.com to arrange an informal conversation.
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In the summer of 2018, the Local Government Association commissioned the Centre for Youth Impact to produce an outcomes framework to help organisations and agencies across the youth sector to develop mutual aims for work with and for young people in their local areas. Following more than 18 months’ consultation, development and testing, we published the final document in November 2019: a Framework of Outcomes for Young People 2.0 and an accompanying technical report.
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