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Project Assistant

£10,984 per year (ERYC Grade 5 pro rata)
Type Hours
Part Time
Monday to Friday (Negotiable)
County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 6 February
Interview date
Interview is 22 February
Service area
Service area: Education and Schools
Job reference
Job reference: CYES000149
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The job itself

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and organised individual. You will assist the partnership manager and project officer to deliver a range of education, training and careers related services to staff, young people and parent/carers in the East Riding. This role is a mix of office-based tasks and activities in schools.

You will build and maintain relationships with staff in council departments, schools, colleges, training providers, other bodies and government agencies.

Day to day you will:

  • Provide an online helpdesk service for the >log on | move on> website
  • Organise and schedule a programme of events using the HERE for Schools website and/or team calendar
  • Prepare and send emails and make telephone calls
  • Prepare and present progress reports
  • Train staff in person or online
  • Attend events with young people and parent/carers
  • Work with a teacher to deliver classroom sessions to pupils

You will need to be confident interacting with staff, young people and parent/carers when attending events to promote our services. You will have experience of working independently in a busy role and have a good standard of English and Maths. You must also have experience of using a variety of information technology (IT) office-based systems.

This post is a permanent, part time role for 18.5 hours per week, working from County Hall, home or partner sites. You will need to be flexible to cover events on evenings and non-working days. These will be planned in advance and overtime or time off in lieu will be available.

You will need to be able to travel independently around the East Riding and undertake an enhanced DBS.

For an informal discussion please contact Sara Fletcher (Partnership Manager) or Ellie Walkington (Project Officer) on 07773284387


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Sara Fletcher
Partnership Manager
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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