Vacancies at the National Youth Agency

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We are currently recruiting the following roles:


Conversion Coordinators

Training and Opportunities Manager



Conversion Co-ordinators

Location:   North Tyneside

Hours:  Variable

Salary:  £15,000 pro rata per annum

Closing date: Wednesday 31 August 2016 (12 noon, midday)

 3 x part-time (20 hours) Fixed term until 24th October 2016

2 x full-time (37 hours) Fixed term until 24th October 2016    

2 x full-time (37 hours) Fixed term until duration of contract – initially June 2018   

Please specify in your application which of the above roles you are applying for.

National Citizen Service (NCS) is the fastest growing youth movement in a century. Under a multi-million pound contract to summer 2018, the programme is being delivered in the North East by a partnership of leading national charities vInspired and NYA – working with local organisations delivering on the ground. Committed to youth involvement, the partnership is now recruiting for dynamic Conversion Co-ordinators to join our amazing team. As part of our dedicated team, you’ll find no two days are ever the same as you help make sure more young people than ever before access life-changing NCS experiences.

The suitable candidates would be able to work flexibly across either 3 or 4 shifts per week if part time, and 5 shifts per week if full time between the hours of 9am – 9pm Monday-Friday and 9am – 5pm Saturday.

We require candidates to be fully flexible between these hours so if you are unable to work these shifts please do not apply.

Key responsibilities:

Our team of Conversion Co-ordinators hold a vital role in ensuring the successful delivery of this contract as a member of the Recruitment Hub. Your primary role will be to ensure expressions of interest from young people and parents in NCS are converted to full sign ups, leading them ultimately to attend and complete the programme. You will be based in our Conversion Centre, making calls to young people and their parents, mainly during evenings and weekends, and ensuring records are up to date.

To apply please download a job description and an application form.

Please note that you will need to complete an application form in full to be considered for this position. Completed application forms should be returned to or posted to HR, NCS Cobalt 3.1, Business Centre, Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE27 0QJ.

vInspired Education and NYA Education is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.

 Please note that the successful candidate for this post will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Check.


Training and Opportunities Manager

Job Title: Training and Opportunities Manager
Location: Hoxton Square, London
Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum
Contracted Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Until 30th June 2017

Closing date: Wednesday 14 September 2016 (12 noon, midday)

NYA is proud to work in partnership with O2 to deliver their flagship youth programme to help young people develop their digital, enterprise and employability skills. We place a strong focus on helping young people to develop the 21st century skills needed to get on, through work experience, campaigns, innovative partnerships and empowering young people to take a leadership role in using digital technology to drive positive social change. Since 2012, O2 youth programmes have helped over 1 million young people gain digital, enterprise and work skills.

O2 has two award winning delivery programmes, GoThinkBig & Think Big that operate closely together to maximise the opportunities and support journey we provide for young people.

Think Big is designed to enable young people to lead positive social change in their communities, supporting and encouraging them to develop and use digital skills, enabling them to compete in the emerging digital economy.

GoThinkBig is a digital hub that provides information, insight, inspiration and a range of opportunities for young people to improve their employability and help them to make informed decisions about their career aspirations.

 The Training and Opportunities Manager role is pivotal in ensuring that the programmes are coordinated, efficient and maximise the talents of the team to develop and deliver a joined up training, support and opportunities offer for young people. We need someone to drive and encourage the team to work as one and strive toward O2 visions & goals.

We have a set of team values that we believe are key to the success of the way we work with each other. The ideal candidate will recognise the importance of our values and work with us to Make a difference, Show Respect, Give Support, Promote Wellbeing & Have Fun

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to play a significant role in enabling young people to lead positive social change in their communities. If you are interested please complete the application form in line with the job requirements outlined on the person specification and submit to: Priya Patel at no later than 12noon on Wednesday 14 September 2016.

Please note that you will need to complete an application form in full to be considered for this position.

Closing date: Wednesday 14 September 2016

Interview date: week commencing 26 September 2016




You might also like to look at Children and Young People Now’s job pages and Third Sector Charity Jobs.

NYA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

As a charity we endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum and therefore will only contact candidates selected for interview. If you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, you have not been shortlisted for interview.