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Available Jobs at Life Skills Education Charity

We are currently recruiting for several positions at Life Skills Education Charity.  Basic details are shown below, please click on the link in the title to get a complete job description and person specification for the role you are interested in.

Youth Advisory Board

We are currently recruiting young people to join our Youth Advisory Board (YAB) to guide our development work and future areas of focus by being an integral part of our impact evaluation process and our voice of local young people.

The YAB is being formed so that young people can support, challenge and inform the work that we do in schools, clubs and community groups around the country.  The YAB will explore urgent issues affecting young people and inform the ongoing development work of our charity.  Essentially, you will be the voice of young people within our organisation.

The YAB is looking to recruit young people in years 7 – 11, and the post will usually be held for 3 years.  This board is brand new; as a member of the very first youth board, you will have a direct say in its development and direction.  You will sign off on the terms of reference for the group, giving you a say in the work that you will undertake.

Recruitment Process Closed

Check back in the new year for new opportunities.

Life Skills Trainers

Life Skills Education Charity are always looking for quality people to join our team. Are you enthusiastic about making a difference in the lives of young people? Committed to reducing the harm caused by drug and alcohol abuse? Have an energetic approach to your work? If so this may be for you!

Our purpose at Life Skills Education Charity is to educate young people to lead safe and healthy lives and achieve their potential. We are successful if young people show improved decision making skills, effective management of risk and take responsibility for themselves and others.

The unique aspect of Life Skills Education is that our programmes are mainly delivered by staff who are experienced in dealing with the effects of drug and alcohol abuse in the community. We are now looking for people who bring experience from a wide group of professions to join our team.

Life Skills Education Charity is seeking to recruit additional staff to take on the role of ‘Life Skills Trainer’ who reside in the following areas:

  1. Worksop – North Nottinghamshire
  2. Notts City and surrounding areas
  3. Nottingham North
  4. Mansfield
  5. Derby
  6. Hucknall
  7. Newark

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Want to help young people achieve their full potential? We at Life Skills Education Charity are looking for experienced leaders from business and the education fields to join our voluntary board of Directors/Trustees. If you want to give something back to the community, young people, or simply keep active with like-minded people then we are interested in you. This can be fun and rewarding. We are a small organisation with big ambitions and would benefit from your expertise. A field that you are comfortable in and a team that are willing to go the extra mile to help young people set aside the lure of drugs and alcohol issues.

We would estimate the time commitment to be on average ½ a day per month or 6 days per year. Of course you are welcome to do more and we would welcome your contribution.

Expenses can be claimed for business related activities.

If you are interested please send us a copy of your CV to: The Life Skills Education Centre, 6 Sherwood Rise, Basford, Nottingham, NG7 6JF or We will consider all applications from people who show that they have worked at a strategic level and can offer an insight that would benefit our existing board of Directors who come from  finance, education and local authority backgrounds.  Please call on 0300 111 3273 for an informal chat.

If you are interested in any of the available jobs at Life Skills Education Charity and have any questions please feel free to give us a call on 0300 111 3273.

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