Team Assistant – Pawb (Kickstart Placement)

Applications will close at 9am on 15 December

Team Assistant – Pawb (Kickstart Placement).

We have an exciting opportunity for an organised and enthusiastic Team Assistant to join the team at Hijinx for a six-month placement through the Kickstart Scheme – this placement is open to candidates aged 18-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit.

The purpose of this role is to provide core organisational assistance to support the Hijinx team deliver our activities effectively.

The team assistant will be a crucial link between colleagues. They will be the first point of contact for external queries and support internal communications and team working. They will be providing key project assistance including maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, making logistical arrangements, and supporting the day-to-day finance and administration of Hijinx activities.

This placement offers the opportunity to work in an exciting and fast-moving environment, with an ambitious and agile team. The chance to help develop ideas with team members; have ownership of small projects; and have a meaningful contribution into larger ones. We are always open to new ideas and encourage team members to share their thoughts and suggestions and see them become real and tangible projects.

The role involves working across the organisation, contributing to the realisation of Hijinx’s mission and vision and operating according to its values.

How to apply

You must be referred to us via your Job Centre Work Coach for this role – just quote this code and ask them to refer you KS3D2E6C20/ CF10 5AL.

Once referred we would ask you to send:

  1. A current CV telling us about your work experience to date – ensuring you highlight relevant experience, skills and qualifications.
  2. A covering letter of no more than two sides – telling us why you are the right candidate and how you would approach the responsibilities of the role.
  3. A completed Diversity Monitoring Form – to be completed online here – please confirm in your covering letter that you have completed this form.

Applications should be sent to

Applications will close at 9am on 15 December 2021.

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