Youth Education Coordinator - Birmingham

British Red Cross
23 Mar 2019
27 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Youth Education CoordinatorLocation: BirminghamHours: 35 hours per weekContract type: Fixed term until 31st March 2020Salary: GBP21,158 per annumCan you inspire young people with an education that equips them with the skills and confidence to cope in a crisis?In this exciting role, you will be accountable for providing education to targeted risk audience groups and individuals identified with an increased risk of experiencing a first aid, stigma or conflict crisis.Our vision is a world where everyone gets the help that they need in a crisis, and your role will be essential in achieving this. You will develop local community relationships/ partnerships to support our approach and with the support of a motivated team of volunteers and other professionals, will deliver dynamic and creative sessions that will focus empower young people with first aid and life skills so they can help their peers, and challenge stigma in the face of discrimination and intolerance. Meet the teamOne of the British Red Cross' six core aims is 'Ensuring people know what to do in a crisis'. As part of this, we want everyone in the UK to have the opportunity to learn first aid/education, and identified risk groups to have the skills and confidence to be able to cope in a crisis, so they can help themselves and others. We have two supporting educational strategies, targeted at adults and young people, to help us achieve this aim.Through these two strands, we look to improve community resilience, and ensure that all learners we engage with are better equipped to understand, cope and take action in a crisis. Last year over 120,000 young learners were educated in first aid and about refugees and asylum seekers.This role might be for you if...We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is great with young people and can network, plan, deliver and bring people together.We are particularly keen to hear from applicants who can demonstrate the below skills and experience:Experience of facilitated learning and adapting nationally approved learning content to meet learner needsExperience in recruiting, selecting, managing and supporting volunteersExperience in the evaluation of learner needsClosing date for applications is 23.59 on Sunday 7th April 2019We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leaveUp to 6% contributory pensionMileage expenses for business travel (45p per mile)A little bit more about us...The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.Connecting human kindness with human crisis