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Kickstart - Money House Team Assistant

Job details
Posting date: 28 September 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 24 November 2021
Location: London, EC2A3DR
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000288034

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Summary


To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

EMPLOYER
MyBnk

JOB SUMMARY
THIS POSITION IS BASED IN CENTRAL LONDON

In this role you will develop administrative, interpersonal and communication skills while learning about youth work and what goes in to developing successful and engaging sessions for young people.

Your time will be split between the office and delivery teams for The Money House, a homelessness prevention programme working with young people aged 16-25.

You will support the Project Manager and their team, work with the Head of Education for Young Adults and assist our Money House Trainers with delivery of the programme to young people.


Responsibilities of the role will include:

Create content and assist with posting on our social media channels for the The Money House, with the aim of getting more engagement

Support with engaging our alumni group of young people who have gone through our Money House or Money Works programme. This will include collecting resources, write features for our regular newsletter, plan activity throughout the year and help coordinate media projects.

Support the team with piloting materials and activities.

Research, e.g looking at where young people spend their money, average spending of different age groups, etc.

Support Head of Education for Young Adults with developing materials and activities for our young adults programmes.

Be available for Training Assistant cover where needed (training will be provided)

Attend open days for the Money House which help promote and explain the programme to social workers and other relevant parties.

Attend funder meetings and steering groups with Project Management Team.

Support Head of Education for Young Adults with training for MyBnk trainers.

Support with administration for our programme accreditation.

The role will be mainly-office based (Zone 1) with some working from our Money House locations and host organisations such as schools. Some homeworking may be possible too if you have access to a suitable set-up, but unless this is a UK Government requirement owing to Covid-19, you will not be required to work from home.


About MyBnk:
MyBnk is the leading UK financial education charity specialising in creating and delivering high impact and fun money management programmes for 5-25 year olds.

We work where need is greatest and where we can make the most difference: More than 60% of our delivery is for young people in vulnerable circumstances and 20% in primary schools. Since 2007, we have worked with more than 275,000 young people.

Keeping ‘Youth at the Heart’ of everything we do is a core value at MyBnk. It is in the spirit of this that we are recruiting our Kickstart employees. You will therefore play a key part in MyBnk’s youth engagement, from inspiring our alumni programme, to representing MyBnk in live sessions and on social media, to telling us and our supporters your views.

SKILLS NEEDED
Your Line Manager will oversee and support you with work in your team.

Your Training Supervisor will organise employment support and co-ordinate work
outside your designated team. This will include:

Taking part in a MyBnk programme to give you skills, knowledge and confidence to
manage your money as you start earning.

Being trained to support the running of our one-week programme The
Money House for 16 - 25s. You will become a peer mentor and set an example for
young people taking part in MyBnk programmes.

Visit MyBnk sessions in schools

Being part of our Youth Advisory Panel (YAP).

Inputting into development of MyBnk’s education programmes

Being trained to be part of a regular ‘Youth Takeover’ of MyBnk's social media and
communication channels.

Sessions with young staff members at MyBnk offering tips and chats about starting
out in your career.

Sessions with MyBnk staff and trustees on a range of topics incl: Good traits,
performance management, troubleshooting, public speaking, time management and
efficiency, goal setting and self-motivation, self-employment and freelancing, CV,
cover letter and application writing, active listening and confidence.

Attending meetings with MyBnk's CEO and Fundraising Team.

Opportunity to visit our funders and partners to learn about their companies and
industries.

External training including mock interviews

Being part of the MyBnk recruitment process for roles that come up and see the
process ‘from the other side’.

Mentoring scheme

Working at MyBnk means opportunity to work across different teams and develop
soft skills such as communication and team working. We will provide guidance and
support on this.

You will explore where your strengths and interests lie and what type of roles you
might want to apply for after your MyBnk placement. We will seek to put you in a
good position for future opportunities

WORKING HOURS
Hours will be between 9 - 5 Monday - Friday.

HOURLY RATE
£10.85

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
- Opportunities to input into development of and pilot feedback on MyBnk’s education
programmes
- Being a teaching assistant support in the running of our one week programme The
Money House, which works with young people aged 16 – 25. In this you will become
a peer mentor and set an example for young people taking part in MyBnk
programmes.
- Acting as part of our Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) for MyBnk’s young adults work.
- Being part of a ‘Youth Takeover’ of MyBnk's social media and communication
channels.
- We will work with you on your CV and interview techniques. You will
have the opportunity to be part of MyBnk recruitment for roles that come up and see
the process ‘from the other side’: Looking at CVs and applications and sitting in on
interviews.
- Working at MyBnk means opportunity to work across different teams and develop
soft skills such as communication and team working. We will provide guidance and
support on this.
- You will take part in a MyBnk programme which will give you skills, knowledge and
confidence to manage your money as you start earning.
- You will be able to learn from individuals within the MyBnk team, including a young
person taking part in our programme and who now hasbecome a member of staff,
and our young Trustee.

Your role will be varied, eg some weeks you may be working in the Money House
and develop skills such as peer mentoring and youth work, and at other times you
may take part in an external or internal training. You will explore where your
strengths and interests lie and what type of roles you might want to apply for after
your MyBnk placement. We will seek to put you in a good position to be successful in
finding work that you would like to go on to.

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