Kickstart Roles with EmployabilityUK

Great opportunities for committed individuals to join our charity.

If you or someone you know would like to work in the third sector, a role with EmployabiltyUK will be time well spent and a great way to enhance your CV.

We have vacancies across a number of areas, spanning both employed and voluntary roles.

Secondment – Operations Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated Operations Manager to support the day to day operation of the charity. You will ensure all of the charity’s policies remain current and meet all legal requirements. You will be responsible for developing new partnerships, overseeing fundraising and delivery of programmes. You will work closely with colleagues and volunteers to implement a delivery plan and targets to ensure the charity’s agreed strategic goals and objectives are met or exceeded.

We are especially keen to hear from candidates with strong management skills with experience in securing funding from both corporate and other businesses.

We would like a driven, dynamic individual with a keen interest in the sector and a willingness to commit their ideas, time and energy. In return, the person taking on the role will have a great opportunity to work with a growing charity concerned with identifying the hidden potential in young people. They will have a central role to help position the charity as a leader in the approach to delivering innovative, inclusive and inspirational employability skills to young people.

Please include a covering letter with your CV stating why you are interested in this role and what you believe you can contribute to the charity.

Contract length: 3-6 months

Part-time hours: min 20 per week

Job Type: Secondment

Kickstart – Operations Officer (Executive)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Operations Officer to assist the Senior Management Team. This is a varied role which will require excellent attention to detail and good organisational skills.

Kickstart – Operations Officer (Marketing)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Marketing Officer to assist the Marketing and Communications Teams. These are varied roles which will require attention to detail, creative flair and great digital marketing skills.

Kickstart – Operations Officer (Programmes)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Programmes Officer to assist the Head of Programmes. This is a varied role which will require good organisational skills and an interest in developing employability skills resources and training packages.

Part-Time – Operations Manager

We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic Operations Manager. In addition to supporting the organisation’s day to day operations, the right candidate will be responsible for financial management, quality assurance and ensuring policies are current and meet all legal requirements. We are also particularly keen to hear from candidates with experience in securing funding from corporate partners.

Find full details on the Operations Manager role at Indeed Jobs.

Volunteer – Project Manager

We’re currently seeking a volunteer project manager to join our remote team and to work alongside our senior team on the delivery of employability skills projects across a variety of areas. The ideal candidate will have extensive project management experience and a desire to help improve the career prospects of young people.

Read more on the Project Manager role at Reach Volunteering.

About Our Kickstart Roles

To apply you must be between 18 and 24 years old and on Universal Credit. You must apply through your DWP Work Coach as we cannot take applications directly. 

All roles require a degree of flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude. There will be the need to take responsibility for your own self-development which will be supported by a comprehensive package of employability skills training. We require punctual, reliable people who want to succeed. No formal qualifications are required but you will need to be able to demonstrate your suitability through your attitude and approach.

EmployabilityUK is a registered charity. Its mission is to provide employer engagement solutions, bringing business and education together to enhance the aspirations, opportunities, skills and career prospects of enthusiastic young people. It does this by developing partnerships that lead to sustainable employer engagement and by designing and delivering bespoke employability skills programmes.

For more information, call us on 0345 601 5551 or contact us. You MUST apply via your Work Coach as we cannot accept direct applications.

About Our Voluntary Roles

Our organisation thrives on the contributions of volunteers. Many of our operations are volunteer-led, as we believe in giving those that donate their time the opportunity to form integral parts of the EmployabilityUK team.

We provide a full on-boarding facility for all volunteers, together with a dedicated point of contact with someone within the organisation that will ensure we make the most of your skills while enabling you to make a real difference.

If you’d like to volunteer for one of the roles listed above, or for more information, call us on 0345 601 5551 or contact us. You can also view our latest voluntary positions at Reach Volunteering.