As part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, FLEX is offering a paid 6-month placement available to anyone aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit. If you are interested in the position, please contact your local Job Centre and speak to your Work Coach, referencing the job title ‘FLEX Trainee’. To be eligible to apply, you need to be referred to FLEX by your local Job Centre. Find your local Job Centre here.
Title: FLEX Trainee
Location: FLEX office, Vauxhall, London (currently home working, with laptop and other support provided by FLEX)
Salary: UK/London Living Wage (Living Wage Foundation rates)
Hours: 25 hours per week (4 days, with flexibility to accommodate caring responsibilities and other commitments related to the Kickstart scheme)
Contract: 6 months fixed term contract
Deadline for applications: 23.59hs on 25 July 2021
We encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible, as we may close recruitment earlier if a suitable candidate is found before the deadline.
Interviews: w/c 2 or 9 August 2021
You can find the job description for the role here.
FLEX is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in recruitment. We highly encourage applications from those who identify as Black, Asian and minoritised ethnic, migrants and/or other underrepresented groups, including LGBT+ and disabled applicants.
We also strongly encourage applications from people with experience in sectors such as cleaning, hospitality, gig economy, agriculture, construction, domestic work, retail, etc, as FLEX conducts research and advocates for workers’ rights in these sectors.
The role also includes a supported 6-month training programme delivered by Charityworks, which will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, to help you develop a long term career in the non-profit sector.
For any questions about the role and details of how to apply, please e-mail [email protected]
There are currently no volunteering opportunities at FLEX.