Job Title: Programme Assistant

Reporting to: Programme Lead


London: Enhance holidays £19,318 or Full-time £21,083

Outside London: Enhanced holidays £17,308 or Full-time £18,889

Contract: Permanent, full time with enhanced holidays or full time (part time requests will be considered)

Location: Flexible across various locations in the North West, North East, and London

Annual leave: 

  • Enhanced holidays: 50 days paid holiday each year which must be taken during the school holiday periods.

    Full time: 25 days paid holiday each year which must be taken during the school holiday periods plus bank holidays.

Power2 is a fast growing and energetic youth charity that has supported 25,000 young people since 2001. We are based in the North-West of England and London and deliver early-intervention asset-based programmes to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who have mental wellbeing challenges and are disengaged from school and more widely. We are well-known for our accredited Teens and Toddlers programme.

We believe there is no greater cost to society than unfulfilled potential. We support young people to get the most out of their education by helping them to improve their mental health and wellbeing and develop their skills. We inspire young people who are at significant risk of school exclusion to re-engage and fulfil their potential at school, at work and in life.

Our work is growing, particularly in the North West and North East of England, and we are looking for new Programme Leads and Programme Assistants to deliver our programmes, including our Teens and Toddlers group programme, our Power2 Rediscover 1:1 programme, and our bespoke work with local authorities.

The new facilitation staff will work as part of our team working primarily in school settings to support young people, their families, and school staff to ensure that at-risk pupils improve their wellbeing, make the most of their education, and improve their life chances.

The relationships you cultivate with the young people you work with are at the heart of our success – so recruiting the right people is paramount. Our facilitators work with significant autonomy and authority and must embrace responsibility and be accountable for their work. They work collaboratively alongside young people, operating as a mentor as they empower young people to develop self-esteem, become resilient and engage with school and their own future. They give each young person the time, the confidence and skills to engage with their education and their future life plans.

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Please apply online with an application form. In the section for your personal statement please describe how your skills and experience match the role description you are applying for. Applications without a personal statement will not be considered.

Applications should be sent to [email protected]; we will accept applications until we have successfully filled the roles and then keep applications on file for future vacancies.

The successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (child workforce) and provide details of two referees.

Power2 strives to be a diverse and inclusive place where we can ALL be ourselves. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Power2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all

staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We may undertake an online search if you are shortlisted.