Rossendale Youth Works Project Officer

  • Contract: Fixed Term 12 Months
  • Hours: 37 Hours per week flexible incl Evenings and Weekends
  • Location: Office based (Rossendale, Futures Park) with travel across the County and occasionally the North West or Nationally
  • Salary: SCP 12-15 (£22,183 – £23,541)
  • Closing Date and Time: 9.00am, Tuesday 27th October 2020
  • Interview Date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020

All candidates will be informed if they have been successful for interview or not by Thursday 29th October 2020.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

How to apply

Active Lancashire is the Strategic lead for physical activity and sport across Lancashire. Our purpose is to “Bring partners together to create healthy lifestyles through Sport and Physical Activity”. 

We are currently in a position to recruit for a Rossendale Youth Works Project Officer in Partnership with Rossendale Borough Council. This post is fully funded by the DWP for a fixed-term period of 12 months.

We are looking for someone to join our enthusiastic and high performing team with the right skills to engage young people and support them on their journey to employment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about driving forward the message about the power of sport and physical activity and the positive impact it can have on people’s health and wellbeing.

As a vibrant organisation we are committed to upholding our values and ensuring they are embedded across all that we do and this role will play a key part in communicating that to our audiences.

The primary purpose of this role is to deliver a programme of activities and employment support to Young People aged 18-24 in the Rossendale Area.

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and address the criteria set out in the Skills and Experience on the Job Profile, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

Applications can be e-mailed or posted to Darren Wright, Operations Manager (Social Inclusion), Active Lancashire, Farington House, Lancashire Business Park, Centurion Way, Leyland, PR26 6TW or  [email protected].

The closing date for all applications is Tuesday 27th October 9am and interviews will be held on Tuesday 3rd November. If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact Darren Wright, [email protected].

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