Youth Project Manager

South East London
£28000.00 to £33000.00 per year
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Peabody has an exciting opportunity for a Youth Project Manager to join our team in London. The successful applicant will join us on a full time fixed term contract basis and will receive a competitive salary of £28,000 - £33,000 per annum.

When you join Peabody, you join an extensive and growing business. One with 27,000 homes, 70,000 residents and a 150-year history. As a major housing association we have outstanding challenges for people with talent and motivation. But we also have a strong commitment to the ideals of our philanthropist founder: George Peabody. That means you'll have every chance to achieve - while making a difference.

Our principles are simple: we believe in helping people and communities to grow, in estates that are springboards - not safety nets. With operations in nearly every London borough and one of the sector's largest community regeneration programmes, we're always keen to meet talented people who support our ambitions.

Peabody has an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional who has an understanding and background of supporting young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and a sound understanding of project management, to co-ordinate and manage youth projects in Westminster as part of Peabody Young People Services.

Peabody Young People Services is an award winning facilitator of innovative youth projects and programmes. Our aim is to provide 21st Century opportunities to young people across London - with a focus on Peabody communities, to ensure that they are successful in later life.

The work we deliver and support is accredited through nationally recognised awards and we are dedicated to working in partnership to effectively respond to the needs of young people and their communities, and to ensure creativity, flexibility and the highest level of professional quality is incorporated into every element of our service.

Our previous projects include the high profile Oii My Size campaign, the augmented reality app and website Your Choice Your Future, the Children in Need fashion programme Threads and the Ask Keely App. Our current delivery offer focuses on the three strands of Enterprise Development, Young Leaders Young Ambassadors and our Careers Academy.

This particular vacancy will have a remit to manage the Transitions project which provides flexible and intensive support to young people who are either homeless or risking homelessness within the City of Westminster.

The key elements of this role are the management of local partnerships with youth organisations and agencies from all sectors to address the issue of youth homelessness, the allocation of tenancies, the management and issue of personal budgets and the delivery of personalised interventions to support vulnerable young people to progress.

This Youth Project Manager role will ensure that all work has clear outcomes, builds individual capacity and develops personal and professional skills and resources.

Desirable knowledge/experience/skills required by the Youth Project Manager

- Experience of the development of business and vocational programmes and workshops for young people.

Essential qualifications required by the Youth Project Manager

- JNC qualification or equivalent experience.

Please note this is a fixed term contract until September 2018

The successful applicant will need to be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

Closing date & time: 17/02/2017 - 5pm

If you feel you have the skills and experience needed to become our Youth Project Manager please click 'Apply' now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

Peabody is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.