WorkingRite
WorkingRite

Charity registered in Scotland SC042604

Working Rite | the youth employment charity

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Rite to Work Project Co-ordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 20th May 2024

WorkingRite seeks to stop the cycle of deprivation and poverty that occur in so many communities across Scotland. We do this through our award-winning, youth employability programme, which sees practical work skills coupled with personal development, strengthened through a mentored work placement with a small, local business of the young person’s choice.

Our flexible, person-centred programmes of training, support and work placements put the young people at the heart of their future, helping those 15 – 24 years old who are furthest from the job market, to gain confidence, real skills and a foothold on the employability ladder. We have been operating as a charity since 2011 and in that time have supported over 3,500 young people into a positive destination. We currently operate programmes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Argyll & Bute, Aberdeen and East Ayrshire.

WorkingRite have recently secured significant investment that will see us grow our work across the country. We have also recently appointed a new CEO who has a vision to see us increase our work in the 5 local authorities we already work in and expand into new areas of Scotland where the needs of young people are greatest.

All this means it is a very exciting time to be joining WorkingRite.

This exciting role will support young people from different secondary schools across Edinburgh to prepare for employment when they leave school. By delivering WorkingRite’s in-school model, Rite to Work, this post will work with small groups of young people in their last year at school to gain the confidence and skills they need to progress into jobs, apprenticeships or further vocational learning – or gain further support with WorkingRite’s post-16 work experience programme in local businesses.

We require a Rite to Work Project Co-ordinator who can:

  • Self-start and work on own initiative
  • Work as part of a high functioning team
  • Engage and motivate young people in groups and 1:1
  • Build strong relationships with schools, parents and businesses
  • Work to targets
  • Offer new and creative ideas
  • Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities
  • Support young people with challenges and barriers to progression

You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people.

(This role is suitable for hybrid working in the Edinburgh area. We offer Flexible Working by default.)

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Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,500
  • Glasgow (Hybrid)
  • Closing 3rd May 2024

WorkingRite seeks to stop the cycle of deprivation and poverty that occur in so many communities across Scotland. We do this through our award-winning, youth employability programme, which sees practical work skills coupled with personal development, strengthened through a mentored work placement with a small, local business of the young person’s choice.

Our flexible, person-centred programme of training, support and work placements puts the young person at the heart of their future, helping those 15 – 24 years old who are furthest from the job market, to gain real skills and a foothold on the employability ladder. We have been operating as a charity since 2011 and in that time have supported over 3,500 young people into a positive destination. We currently operate programmes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Argyll & Bute, Aberdeen and East Ayrshire.

WorkingRite have recently secured significant investment that will see us grow our work across the country. We have also recently appointed a new CEO who has a vision to see us increase our work in the 5 local authorities we already work in and expand into new areas of Scotland where the needs of young people are greatest.

All this means it is a very exciting time to be joining WorkingRite.

This new position will provide comprehensive support to WorkingRite’s administration requirements and Head office support in Whiteinch, Glasgow.

The role will see you support facilities related and administrative support tasks and maintain high quality and professional relations with all internal and external contacts and be the point of contact for the organisation’s external partners, stakeholders, and customers.

(This role is office based from our headquarters in Glasgow. We offer Flexible Working by default.)

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Project Coordinator East Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • £28,500
  • East Ayrshire / hybrid
  • Closing 29th March 2024

WorkingRite seeks to stop the cycle of deprivation and poverty that occur in so many communities across Scotland. We do this through our award-winning, youth employability programme, which sees practical work skills coupled with personal development, strengthened through a mentored work placement with a small, local business of the young person’s choice.

Our flexible, person-centred programme of training, support and work placements puts the young person at the heart of their future, helping those 15 – 24 years old who are furthest from the job market, to gain real skills and a foothold on the employability ladder. We have been operating as a charity since 2011 and in that time have supported over 3,500 young people into a positive destination. We currently operate programmes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Argyll & Bute, Aberdeen and East Ayrshire.

WorkingRite have recently secured significant investment that will see us grow our work across the country. We have also recently appointed a new CEO who has a vision to see us increase our work in the 5 local authorities we already work in and expand into new areas of Scotland where the needs of young people are greatest.

All this means it is a very exciting time to be joining WorkingRite.

This exciting role will support young people from East Ayrshire to achieve employment and a positive future. Using WorkingRite’s work-based mentoring method and through the delivery of our in schools model Rite to Work; our Project Coordinators prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works with large numbers of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progressing to full time jobs or apprenticeships.

We require a Project Co-ordinator who can:

• Self-start and work on own initiative

• Work as part of a high functioning team

• Engage and motivate young people in groups and 1:1

• Build strong relationships with businesses

• Work to targets

• Offer new and creative ideas

• Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities

• Support young people with challenges and barriers to progression

You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people.

(This role is suitable for hybrid working in the East Ayrshire area. We offer Flexible Working by default.)

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Rite to Work Operations Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,000
  • Hybrid across delivery locations
  • Closing 29th March 2024

WorkingRite seeks to stop the cycle of deprivation and poverty that occur in so many communities across Scotland. We do this through our award-winning, youth employability programme, which sees practical work skills coupled with personal development, strengthened through a mentored work placement with a small, local business of the young person’s choice.

Our flexible, person-centred programme of training, support and work placements puts the young person at the heart of their future, helping those 15 – 24 years old who are furthest from the job market, to gain real skills and a foothold on the employability ladder. We have been operating as a charity since 2011 and in that time have supported over 3,500 young people into a positive destination. We currently operate programmes in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Argyll & Bute, Aberdeen and East Ayrshire.

WorkingRite have recently secured significant investment that will see us grow our work across the country. We have also recently appointed a new CEO who has a vision to see us increase our work in the 5 local authorities we already work in and expand into new areas of Scotland where the needs of young people are greatest.

All this means it is a very exciting time to be joining WorkingRite.

This exciting role will manage the delivery of the Rite to Work programme within secondary schools across our delivery areas. Developing the model across education authorities for growth and sustainability; the successful candidate will lead and inspire our team of Project Coordinators to deliver a comprehensive and quality programme which creates lasting impact for young school leavers.

This is a multifaceted role, that requires an ability to understand our on-ground delivery, whilst putting structures and processes in place that support the team in successfully delivering positives outcomes for the young people we support.

With significant investment recently received to grow Rite to Work, the ability to manage and engage and report on its progress internally and to key stakeholders including local authorities, education authorities and other key partners is key. The successful candidate will play a key role in driving the organisational strategy forward and developing the Rite to Work programme as a recognised progression route for secondary school pupils across Scotland.

(This role is suitable for Hybrid working. We offer Flexible Working by default)

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £55,000 – £60,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

WorkingRite is one of the leading employability focussed charities in Scotland. Offering an innovative, relational and tailored approach, we provide support to young people in Scotland who need it most. With mentoring at the heart of our model, we meet young people where they are and support them towards the careers that are right for them.

We are seeking a dynamic Chief Executive Officer to lead WorkingRite as a strong figurehead for the charity, providing leadership for the support of young people, placement employers, WR employees and volunteers.

The successful applicant will also be a positive ambassador to Central and Local Government and Funders, working on behalf of the Board of Trustees to develop and deliver the business plan and business strategy, ensuring the ongoing sustainability, growth and success of WorkingRite.

This post will be hybrid with base in Glasgow Office and is full time (37.5 hours) and permanent.

We require a CEO who can:

  • Lead the development and implementation of our strategic goals, objectives and financial plans
  • Manage the charity effectively, ensuring that its financial security, asset management and risk appraisal is planned, maintained and enhanced
  • Deliver growth towards sustainability via program delivery and fundraising, and actively create new opportunities for WorkingRite
  • Ensure effective internal infrastructure to deliver efficiently against goals, and with transparent reporting for the Team and Board
  • Take overall responsibility for achieving, monitoring and reporting on performance against targets in all areas of the charity’s activities
  • Develop a culture of continuous improvement throughout all aspects of the Charity’s work.

You will have inspirational leadership qualities; excellent communication skills; an ability to plan, think and organise around solution focused outcomes; ability to set the vision, spot opportunities and ensure strategic alignment, have an in-depth understanding of youth employability and policy landscape at local and national levels; and a desire to achieve change for young people across Scotland.

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Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,520
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th July 2023

This project is a partnership project between New Gorbals Housing Association, Glenoaks Housing Association, Elderpark Housing Association and WorkingRite, an award-winning Scottish youth charity funded by Glasgow Communities Fund.

This exciting post will support young tenants and young residents from South Glasgow within the project boundaries. Using WorkingRite’s work-based mentoring method, you will prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works with large numbers of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progressing to full time jobs or apprenticeships.

We require a Project Co-ordinator who can:

  • Self-start and work on own initiative
  • Work as part of a high functioning team
  • Engage and motivate young people
  • Build strong relationships with businesses
  • Work to targets
  • Offer new and creative ideas
  • Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities
  • Support young people with challenges and barriers to progression

You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised with experience in working on employability programmes. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people who have support needs.

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Finance and Operations Assistants (2 posts)

  • Part time
  • Circa £22,000 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 31st March 2023

These exciting posts will support the operations of the charity by providing administrational and financial assistance support to projects, staff, the management team, the board of trustees and other stakeholders. With high interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail and strong self-starters able to work on their own initiative, we require two part time staff members to join us – Finance Assistant and Operations Assistant

The successful candidate will

  • Work as part of a high functioning team
  • Engage with staff, stakeholders, trustees and service users
  • Be organised with high attention to detail
  • Provide strong systems and administrative / financial support
  • Work to deadlines
  • Offer new ideas for improvement
  • Be competent in use of IT
  • Be enthusiastic and flexible around the needs of the charity

Please note for the Finance Assistant post the successful candidate will also require some experience in financial systems in particular Sage 200.

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Assistant Employability Coach

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2022

Become part of Rite to Work – a new community project for young people.

Rite to Work provides support and training for small groups of S4 pupils (from two local secondary schools) to help them become ready for a job, apprenticeship or college course when they leave.

The successful candidate will support the Lead Coach to deliver this training programme throughout the 2022/23 school year.

Key requirements:

  • someone who is confident in teenage company and is aware of the kind of challenges they can face
  • a sympathetic and calming manner – and a good listener
  • resourceful – good at making connections and finding solutions
  • good administrative skills
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Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £26,520
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th July 2022

This project is a partnership project between New Gorbals Housing Association, Glenoaks Housing Association, Elderpark Housing Association and WorkingRite, an award-winning Scottish youth charity funded by Glasgow Communities Fund.

This exciting post will support young tenants and young residents from South Glasgow within the project boundaries. Using WorkingRite’s work-based mentoring method, you will prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works with large numbers of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progressing to full time jobs or apprenticeships.

We require a Project Co-ordinator who can:

· Self-start and work on own initiative

· Work as part of a high functioning team

· Engage and motivate young people

· Build strong relationships with businesses

· Work to targets

· Offer new and creative ideas

· Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities

· Support young people with challenges and barriers to progression

You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised with experience in working on employability programmes. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people who have support needs.

WorkingRite is an equal opportunities employer and all recruitment is undertaken in line with our organisational safer selection & recruitment policy.

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Data Impact & IT Lead

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Based remotely, with some travel
  • Closing 21st February 2022

WorkingRite is an employability charity for young people with mentoring at its heart. This role will be a key element in our ability to demonstrate the impact of our work across Scotland. Our new Data Impact & IT Lead will take organisation wide responsibility for WorkingRite’s CRM database evaluation and ongoing management, improvement of impact evidence & co-ordination of the charity’s IT needs with existing suppliers – Based remotely, with some travel to WorkingRite project areas, it will extend our ability to maximise impactful data collection which demonstrates our impact on young people through all stages of WorkingRite’s training programme.

Your job will be to evaluate and rebuild our current CRM Database system (Salesforce), liaise with The Senior Leadership Team and front-line project delivery staff to make positive changes to our data collection and impact reporting mechanisms, and take responsibility for the organisation’s IT use and ongoing needs.

We require a Data Impact & IT Lead who can:

· Use extensive knowledge of Salesforce to properly evaluate our current data collection and reporting

· Use findings of this evaluation, alongside technical skill, to make changes to the system to benefit the charity

· Act as a natural connector of information and need

· Create internal systems to co-ordinate WorkingRite’s IT needs and use

· Provide high level specialised support to SLT in all aspects of data and IT management

· Work to targets

· Offer new and creative ideas

You will have experience of CRM Database management (Specifically Salesforce). You will have excellent communication skills and be well organised. Above all, you must be enthusiastic, motivated and keen to play a key role within a charity supporting young people at the start of their careers.

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Mentoring Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th November 2021

WorkingRite is an employability charity for young people with mentoring at its heart. This role will launch a new development – On Your Side Mentoring – initially in Glasgow and then across our projects nationwide. It will extend our ability to provide mentoring support for our young people in the years following their successful progression from our core work-based training programme. Your job will be to build a new service, pilot it in Glasgow (year 1) before developing it to roll out across other project areas (years 2 and 3).

We require a Mentoring Project Manager who can:

• Create the system and procedures for launching the pilot

• Recruit, train and motivate volunteer mentors

• Spearhead our learning from the pilot

• Scale up the project nationwide

• Work to targets

• Offer new and creative ideas

You will have experience of volunteer co-ordination and working with young people. You will have excellent communication skills and be well organised. Above all, you must be enthusiastic, motivational and attuned to the multiple challenges facing young people at the start of their careers.

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Trustee

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th June 2021

WorkingRite delivers a unique work-based learning and mentored youth employment programme across Scotland, supporting young people through the crucial transition from adolescence to adulthood by equipping them with the skills, experience and confidence to secure and maintain a job. We believe that every young person deserves the opportunity to prove themselves in the workplace, regardless of their age, inexperience or qualifications.

Our programme, delivered nationally in partnership with locally based youth and community anchor organisations, is the practical pathway to a job or apprenticeship. Lasting an average of 16 weeks, our trainees learn on the job, alongside a mentor chosen from the workforce of that business to pass on what they know. The programme is a relationship-based model of learning. Quite simply designed to inspire young people to succeed: after all… everyone remembers their first boss.

After a period of expansion, the current strategy is to further develop the programme in key geographical areas, build on our partnership model and focus on the ‘hardest to reach’ young people.

If you share the mission of WorkingRite and have a drive to see positive social change, then this is a great opportunity for you play a role in the success of a charity with an excellent and unique model that makes a real difference to young people. We are currently recruiting for Trustee positions to fill a variety of areas of expertise including:

  • Youth work
  • Charity / Third Sector leadership
  • Fundraising
  • Campaigning
  • Public Policy
  • HR
  • Service user / lived experience
  • Finance
  • IT and Data Governance
  • Networking

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities as an organisation committed to equal opportunities and promoting diversity

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Project Coordinator (2 posts)

  • Full time
  • £25,500
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th March 2021

Project Coordinator North West Glasgow (1 post)

The Pathfinder project is an Award Winning Scottish Youth Employability Partnership programme delivered between DRC Youth Project and WorkingRite

This exciting new post will support young residents aged 16 -24 from North West Glasgow within the project boundaries. Using WorkingRite’s relational work-based mentoring model, you will prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works – 80% of our young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progress to full time jobs or apprenticeships

Project Coordinator South Glasgow (1 post)

This project is a partnership project between New Gorbals Housing Association, Glenoaks Housing Association, Elderpark Housing Association and WorkingRite, an award winning Scottish youth employability charity.

This exciting new post will support young tenants and young residents from South Glasgow within the project boundaries. Using WorkingRite’s work-based mentoring method, you will prepare young people for work placements with local businesses and support them in their placements while they learn new skills and gain confidence. It’s a simple model that works – 80% of young people who complete the WorkingRite programme progress to full time jobs or apprenticeships.

For all of the positions available we require a Project Co-ordinator who can:

  • Self-start and work on own initiative
  • Work as part of a high functioning team
  • Engage and motivate young people
  • Build strong relationships with businesses
  • Work to targets
  • Offer new and creative ideas
  • Deliver accredited and certificated learning opportunities

You will be confident, have excellent communication skills and be well organised with experience in working on employability programmes. Above all, you must be enthusiastic and want to support young people who have support needs.

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