Location: West Yorkshire area based (Hybrid)

Salary: £28,678 per annum FTE

This is a full time fixed term contract until March 2025. (37 hours per week)

The role of young Person Adviser is to deliver the UKSPF Future Forward West Yorkshire Programme and support the West Yorkshire Region-wide reduction in NEET. To provide suitable identification, diagnosis ,planning and activity for young people at risk of NEET, or already NEET in relation to employability and employer interactions. To carry out specific employer engagement and brokerage to create suitable opportunities for young people focused on employer exposure, experience, and employment. To ensure effective collaboration with existing NEET and employer provision and with other contracts within Education Development Trust’s portfolio.

Person Specification:

Knowledge Essential:


Experience Essential:

A full list of job objectives can be found in the Job description.

Deadline for applications: Midnight Sunday 12 May (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)

Interviews will take place over Microsoft Teams.

How to apply:

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through our website.

At EDT we pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We provide policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. We offer a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance (30 days plus bank holidays FTE), pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and successful candidates are subject to the relevant level of criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will be at minimum a basic DBS check.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.