Team Leader, Prince’s Trust Team Programme



Job Type

Fixed Term


Administration, Customer Service, Education, Emergency Services, Marketing, Other, Public Sector, Social Care, Training



An opportunity has arisen within our Youth Engagement Team for a Prince’s Trust Team Leader, based at Barnsley Fire Station.

Team Leader, Prince’s Trust Team Programme
 FTC until 15th December 2023 (potential to be extended)
Salary: £27,852 - £30,151 per annum, pro rata (Grade 6)
Hours: 15 Hours per week
Work Pattern: Monday to Tuesday – 8.30 – 16:30
Location: Barnsley

As part of South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue’s Youth Engagement Team this role is to support the Programme Manager for Prince’s Trust in providing young people with the opportunity to break the cycle of deprivation and disadvantage that they might be experiencing. The course offered by The Trust helps young people aged 16-25 to develop essential life skills, get ready for work and access job opportunities.

The Overall Purpose of the Role

To identify marketing opportunities to recruit team members to the programme, establish pre and post programme referral routes and partnerships. To participate in the development of personal skills of the young people in order to meet the requirements of the Princes Trust Development Programme and improve their employability. The post holder must attend residentials as required by the Project Coordinators, to participate in Health & Safety requirements of the residentials, including risk assessments.

To be considered for this role you must have previous experience of working with hard to reach young people, understanding their needs and challenges with proven experience of engaging them. You will be confident and driven in contacting organisations and young people to recruit new members. Be organised and work well under pressure.

You must possess:

  • A current full driver’s license
  • Youth engagement experience
  • AET (Award in Education and Training)
  • Prince’s Trust Team Leader Training
  • A passion and drive to change young people’s lives

Closing date for applications is on 09:00 Hours on Monday 11th September 2023.
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th September 2023.

New starters will commence on the bottom of the salary grade and will receive increases to the top of the grade on an incremental basis. We offer 28 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays. Annual leave increases after 5 years’ service to 32 days, followed by an extra day a year up to a maximum of 37 days. We also operate a generous flexi time attendance scheme.

Other benefits include; a cycle 2 work scheme, a free on site gym, enhanced maternity and paternity schemes and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from ethnic minority backgrounds, women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, or Other (LGBT+) or are disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People. All staff are expected to share this commitment.

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