Permanent, part time, term time only position
24 hours a week/38 weeks a year
Salary £25,000 per annum (full time equivalent)
Pro rata salary £13,103 a year (inclusive of paid holiday)
Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a rapidly growing charity supporting our local community and helping improve children and young people’s mental health?
The Purple Elephant Project is a relatively new charity based in Twickenham, West London. We provide therapeutic interventions for children and young people in need; helping to alleviate mental health distress by working through challenging and traumatic early life events.
We are seeing an increasing demand for our services due to the impact on young people as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and so have created this new and versatile role of Centre Co-ordinator to provide key support to our team and the vital services we deliver.
As well as delivering outreach services, we offer professional therapy services to children from our specially designed centre in Twickenham, known as the Hub. Designed with our clients in mind, the Hub provides a safe and nurturing environment for children and families to engage with our professional staff and volunteers. The Centre Co-ordinator will take care of the day-to-day smooth running and operation of the Hub, ensuring that it is accessible and that all visitors feel welcome. In addition, they will carry out a variety of office administration tasks to support the CEO and the wider team.
If you are keen to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people and contribute to the local community we would love to hear from you.
What we can offer you:
- An opportunity to work for a rapidly growing charity with big ambitions, a clear vision, leadership and the commitment to improve children and young people’s mental health
- The chance to be part of an enthusiastic team, supported by a board of trustees who back the vision, to make a real difference in our local community
- An opportunity to demonstrate your skills in charity delivery
Please visit our website https://thepurpleelephantproject.org/ to learn more about our work and to download a full job specification.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jenny Haylock, CEO on 07736 906819 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
To Apply: Please send your CV and a covering letter (up to 2 sides of A4 only) highlighting your experience and skills relevant to this position (please use the qualities described in the job specification as a guide).
Please send your application to: email@example.com (please title your email ‘job application’).
Applications close: noon, Friday 26th November 2021
Interviews will be held: Tuesday 7th or Friday 10th December 2021
The Purple Elephant Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, trustees and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to apply for/have an Enhanced DBS check in line with the Government safer recruitment guidelines, provide references and complete safeguarding training, and will need to demonstrate a willingness to observe safeguarding procedures at all times.
The Purple Elephant Project positively encourages applications from all sections of the community.