Training Assistant who has excellent administrative, organisational, time-management and communication skills is required for an award winning and UK leading developer of financial and enterprise education programmes for young people.
SALARY: £21,000 per annum + Training + Benefits (See Below)
LOCATION: Greenwich, South East London
JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent
We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Training Assistant who has excellent administrative, organisational, time-management and communication skills.
As the Training Assistant you will work within an organisation which consistently exceeds its targets and delivers significantly positive outcomes for young people.
The charity delivers expert-led financial education programmes to 5-25 year olds in schools and youth organisations – directly, virtually and online. Their mission is to empower young people to take charge of their future by bringing money to life.
Together with young people, the charity has created innovative, high impact and high energy workshops that bring money to life. Their experts help to build young people’s money knowledge, skills, mindsets and habits at key transitional moments. By spend, they are the UK’s largest specialist charity dedicated to this cause.
The charity covers topics such as saving, budgeting, debt, independent living and public and student finance. They also design projects and training programmes for others. Since 2007 we have helped over 275,000 young people learn how to manage their money.
The programmes focus on helping:
- Young adults in the greatest need – Who cannot afford mistakes
- The very young – When habits are set
- All young adults entering independence – Making choices now
- Aged 11-16 increasingly engaging with money – Preparing for the future
Your duties and responsibilities as the Training Assistant will include:
Training Activity and Support
- Assist the lead trainer to deliver financial capability learning activities (e.g. small group training and tailored 1 to 1 money advice sessions with young people)
- Support work with young people aged 16-25 including young people making the transition from Care to Social Housing
- Maintain an understanding and awareness of current economic factors, legislative changes and best practice relevant to Financial Inclusion issues in order to share knowledge and develop awareness/capability in role
- Effectively engage learners with a style that is clear, concise, energetic and relevant
- Attend and contribute as appropriate to both internal and external meetings
- Receive clients and other visitors to the site
- Organise and liaise with young people to ensure their participation and attendance
- Assist trainer in general duties
- Word process letters, documents and reports as required
- Use photocopier, fax and other office machines as appropriate
- Create and maintain filing systems
- Maintain and order stationery supplies
- Answer the telephone and refer calls or take messages
- Send and respond to email
- Provide internal moderation of accredited workbooks
Planning and Development
- Ensure that learning activities are well organised (e.g. room bookings, equipment and refreshments)
- Collate feedback on learner outcomes and the quality of the service including after course evaluation and follow up calls and/or text messages with learners
- Identify own training and development needs
As a Training Assistant you will have the following skill and experience:
- Previous administrative experience
- Experience of working with young people
- Ability to provide effective training and support to young people
- Ability to monitor and maintain own standards and take initiative when needed, prioritise own work, meet deadlines
- Have excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to engage a range of people from young people to adults, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to use IT including Word and Excel and Salesforce or similar CRM programmes. Flexible approach to work
- Ability and willingness to work as part of a team
- Have a good grasp of mathematics, having achieved a GCSE grade B or equivalent
- Experience of working with challenging behaviour and a resilient nature
- Understanding of the issues affecting young people in London, especially in Haringey, Greenwich, Westminster and Newham Boroughs
The organisation offers the following benefits:
- 25 days per year annual leave (plus bank holidays)
- Income protection insurance
- Death in service insurance
- Annual training allowance
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave and pay
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV and Covering Letter to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.
JOB REF: AWDO-P6543
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