We’re recruiting: Personal Development Coordinator

We are recruiting for a full-time Personal Development Coordinator to support participants from our community programmes Making Tracks and Sounding Out in London.

Job title: Personal Development Coordinator
Reports to: Creative Programmes Director
Responsible for: Participants on our Sounding Out and Making Tracks projects 
Key relationships: Community Projects Coordinator, Operations Director, Artistic Director, Freelance Project Leaders

Place of work: Shoreditch, London
Hours:  35 per week
Salary: £24,000-£27,000 per annum, depending on experience
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Making Tracks guitarist by Lizzie CoombesWe are a small charity with big ambition, focused on bringing creativity, life-skills and artistic excellence to some of the most disadvantaged people in the UK. Over the last 3 years we have more than doubled the number of participants we reach annually through our programmes Music in Prisons, Sounding Out and Making Tracks.

The Personal Development Coordinator is responsible for the pastoral care of participants on our music programmes with ex-prisoners (Sounding Out) and with young people facing challenging circumstances (Making Tracks). They will be responsible for forming trusting relationships with participants, supporting them through the course of our projects and assisting them in sourcing suitable progression routes and opportunities. 

They will also support the Creative Programmes Director with the co-ordination, administration and evaluation of all of the Trust’s programmes, and with ensuring delivery of high quality and innovative work with men, women and young people in and on the fringes of the criminal justice system.

Read the full job description and person specification here: Personal Development Coordinator job description & person spec

To apply: Submit 2-page tailored CV and a covering letter (1 page max.) outlining your suitability for the role in reference to the person specification to jake@irenetaylortrust.com by 5pm on 21st June.

As this role will involve contact with young people, a DBS check will be required to ensure suitability. Employment will be subject to two satisfactory employment references (one of which should be from the most recent employer) and confirmation of eligibility to work in UK.

We encourage applications from those with lived experience of the Criminal Justice System. However, due to the position having direct contact with our beneficiaries, we are unfortunately unable to employ anyone with an offence that prevents them from working with young people.

Deadline for applications: 5pm, 21st June 2019

Interviews: 28th June in Borough, London

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