Reporting to: Senior Programme Lead

Salary: £19,056 with extended holidays

Contract: Permanent, term-time-only; full or part time

Location: North-West, based at Ashton-under-Lyne   


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.

We are looking for Programme Assistants to support the management, set-up and smooth running of Power2 activities, including our Teens and Toddlers group programme.

Our new Programme Assistants will work as part of our team of Programme Leads and Programme Assistants working 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.

Please apply online with a CV and a personal statement. In your personal statement please describe how your skills and experience match the role description and provide your notice period. If you think you have what it takes to fulfil this role but aren’t sure you meet every point on the person specification, we encourage you to still apply. 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 vacancies.

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

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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.