Project Co-ordinator (Aberdeen)


Project Co-ordinator (Aberdeen)

Salary Not Specified

WorkingRite, Ferryhill, Aberdeen City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 23 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 1468c97e808544968763ef5718822f61

Full Job Description

WorkingRite seeks to stop the cycle of deprivation and poverty that occur in so many communities across Scotland. We do this through our award-winning, youth employability programme, which sees practical work skills coupled with personal development, strengthened through a mentored work placement with a small, local business of the young person s choice. Our flexible, person-centred programmes of training, support and work placements put the young people at the heart of their future, helping those 15 24 years old who are furthest from the job market, to gain confidence, real skills and a foothold on the employability ladder. We have been operating as a charity since 2011 and in that time have supported over 3,500 young people into a positive destination. We currently operate programmes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Argyll & Bute, Aberdeen and East Ayrshire. All this means it is a very exciting time to be joining WorkingRite. This exciting role delivering the ABZWorks funded RiteWorks programme will support care experienced young people age 16 - 26 from Aberdeen to achieve employment and a positive future. Using WorkingRite s work-based mentoring method; our Project Coordinators prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It s a simple model that works with large numbers of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progressing to full time jobs or apprenticeships. We require a Project Co-ordinator who can: Self-start and work on own initiative Work as part of a high functioning team Engage and motivate young people in groups and 1:1 Build strong relationships with businesses Work to targets Offer new and creative ideas Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities Support young people with challenges and barriers to progression You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised with experience in the delivery of similar programmes. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people. (This role is suitable for hybrid working in the Aberdeen area. We offer Flexible Working by default.), None specified

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