Job title:Headstart Programme Manager
Location: London
Closing date:2019-06-11 00:00:00
Salary:£32,000 per annum
Job type:Part time
Role overview:
Headstart Programme Manager 

Position: Headstart Programme Manager 
Location: London 
Job type: Part Time, Fixed Term Contract 
Salary: £32,000 per annum 

HeadStart is an award winning incentivised volunteering programme which gets young people active in their local community by rewarding them with skills workshops and a guaranteed interview for a paid part-time role. 

Our client is exploring the developing of the HeadStart model to provide support for a wider range of participants. Your role will be to lead on the development and delivery of a pilot model of HeadStart, in partnership with the London Community Rehabilitation Company, working with small groups of males aged 18-24 who have either recently left or are leaving custody. You will adapt the existing HeadStart and HeadStart Action models/activities to suit this new target group, building and testing a participant focused programme, and evaluating its outcomes and impact. 


- Design pilot programme, materials, and resources in partnership with funders, service users, community partners, and business partners. 
- Work with a range of external stakeholders to ensure the pilot reflects the needs of partners and users. 
- Deliver the programme directly to 2-3 cohorts to service users, including training sessions, social action project delivery, interview preparation and review/reflection 
- Recruit and line manage a co-facilitator during programme delivery 
- Iterate design between cohorts, monitor progress, and evaluate the outcomes of the programme on completion of the pilot 
- Provide 1:1 support to service users throughout programme, including creating personal plans and regular progress reviews. 

Skills and experience: 


- Programme and activity design experience, including resource creation 
- Experience of working directly with adult groups both in custody and in the community 
- Excellent project manager with experience of budget management, logistics, and evaluation 
- Experienced facilitator and trainer 
- Line management experience 
- High attention to detail and ability to work efficiently under pressure 
- Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management experience