Learning to Work is a Slough based youth development charity.  
 
Our aim is to support students to prepare for the world of work. We create high impact activities with local employers to inspire young people, educate them about opportunities and give them the skills they need to be successful in the workplace. 
 
We are currently recruiting, have a browse and see if your next job is waiting for you. 
 
 

Position: Event Co-ordinator 

Responsibilites  

Interact with and present content to young people who may still be at school (aged 6-19 years), college or not in employment, education or training in 1-2-1 or group sessions. 
Create a project plan with milestones to be agreed with the manager of the project for each event allocation. 
Liaise with and recruit business ambassadors to support delivery during activities using their industry knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to inspire young people about the world of work. 
Liaise with key personnel in partner organisations to deliver common objectives. 
Design and produce presentations and materials for workshops or events aimed at young people, business volunteers, teachers or parents. 
Understand and adhere to reporting procedures for funders, evaluating all work in a timely manner to review, record and publicise. 

Location & commitments 

Permanent Contract 
Full time: 35 hours per week 
Hours: 9am to 5pm, with 1-hour unpaid lunch break. (Hours may vary depending on event requirements) 
Location: Office base in Slough. Flexible Working Policy in place 60/40 Office/WFH split each week 

Candidate requirements 

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to adapt your style according to the situation. 
Proven project management expertise to understand and plan project milestones, the ability to work on more than one project at any one time. 
Ability to confidently use virtual communication platforms such as Zoom and MS Teams. 
Good IT skills and experience working with databases. 
Up to date knowledge of the secondary education system 
Local knowledge of the schools and businesses in the area 
A full and clean driving licence and the daily use of a car. 

Position: Event Apprentice 

Responsibilites  

Provide administrative support to the Events Team. 
Assist with the management of Salesforce database (Customer Relationship Management system) to ensure events and participants are correctly. 
Prepare resources for events in a timely manner. 
Provide support for the recruitment and tracking of business volunteers, including contacting businesses by phone and email and sending confirmation details once converted to volunteer support. 
Prepare and collate all Event evaluation forms to ensure improvements from feedback are implemented. 
On-site support for the delivery of events when appropriate. 
Ensure the correct data and information is collated for the timely production of reports. 

Location & commitments 

Permanent Contract 
Full time: 35 hours per week 
Hours: 9am to 5pm, with 1-hour unpaid lunch break. 
Location: Office base in Slough. Flexible Working Policy in place 60/40 Office/WFH split each week 
Travel to various schools/locations within the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire area. 

Candidate requirements 

4 x GCSEs in core subjects 
Good knowledge of Excel and Word 
Good basic IT knowledge e.g. uploading software and database management 
Must be highly organised and flexible in your approach 
Comfortable using Outlook and VOIP telephone systems – training will be available 
Excellent telephone manner, strong communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to adapt your style according to the situation 
A full and clean driving licence and the daily use of a car 

Position: Careers Advisor 

Responsibilites  

Conduct initial 1-2-1 Careers Guidance interviews with young people in a variety of schools. 
Create Individual Action Plans to help young people map their next steps. 
Conduct follow up 1-2-1 Careers Guidance interviews with young people to provide additional support where needed. 
Deliver Careers Guidance presentations and workshops as part of our School Events. 
Keep accurate records of all interactions with young people. 
Liaise with teachers and school staff as required. 
Adhere to LTW good practice guidelines to ensure our Matrix accreditation is upheld. 
Ensure Safeguarding & Child Protection standards are followed at all times. 

Location & commitments 

Permanent Contract 
Full time: 35 hours per week 
Hours: 8am to 4pm, with 1-hour unpaid lunch break 
Location: Office base in Slough. Flexible Working Policy in place 60/40 Office/WFH split each week 
Travel to various schools/locations within the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire area 

Candidate requirements 

Level 6 Careers Guidance qualification. 
Experience of delivering high quality careers guidance to young people aged 11-18 years. 
Excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your style according to the situation. This role will require you to communicate in many different ways, both in writing and in person. 
Ability to confidently use virtual communication platforms such as Zoom and MS Teams. 
Good IT skills and experience working with databases. 
Up to date knowledge of the secondary education system 
A full and clean driving licence and the daily use of a car. 

Position: Trainee Careers Advisor 

Responsibilites  

Conduct initial 1-2-1 Careers Guidance interviews with young people in a variety of schools. 
Create Individual Action Plans to help young people map their next steps. 
Conduct follow up 1-2-1 Careers Guidance interviews with young people to provide additional support where needed. 
Deliver Careers Guidance presentations and workshops as part of our School Events. 
Keep accurate records of all interactions with young people. 
Liaise with teachers and school staff as required. 
Adhere to LTW good practice guidelines to ensure our Matrix accreditation is upheld. 
Ensure Safeguarding & Child Protection standards are followed at all times. 

Location & commitments 

Permanent Contract 
Full time: 35 hours per week 
Hours: 8am to 4pm, with 1-hour unpaid lunch break. 
Location: Office base in Slough. Flexible Working Policy in place 60/40 Office/WFH split each week. 
Travel to various schools/locations within the Berkshire/Buckinghamshire area. 

Candidate requirements 

Experience of working with young people aged 11-18 years. 
Excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt your style according to the situation. This role will require you to communicate in many different ways, both in writing and in person. 
Ability to confidently use virtual communication platforms such as Zoom and MS Teams. 
Good IT skills and experience working with databases. 
Up to date knowledge of the secondary education system. 
A full and clean driving licence and the daily use of a car. 

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