JRF / JRHT Internship

Closing date:Monday 28 May 2018

Salary: £15,925 pro rata per annum

Location: York (but may include travel to other locations)

Hours: Full time 35 hours

Duration: Start in September, for six months

About us

The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust is a housing association. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation is a social change organisation. Together we want to make the biggest difference we can in the lives of people in poverty across the UK, and in the communities where we provide housing and care, especially in York and Hartlepool. A major part of our new strategy is to be more outcomes-focused, underpinning this with a learning culture and commitment to measuring what matters.

About the role

You will be inquisitive, passionate about making a difference, have a creative streak and an inclusive approach. Your communication skills will be exemplary as will your ability to work in collaboration with others, and above all an interest in strengthening communities and solving poverty is taken as read.

In return you will get the opportunity to work on at least one outcome focused project from beginning to end; a full induction plus further training and development in line with your area of focus; line management support from a nominated member of staff; access to our in-house mentoring scheme and where appropriate visits to outside organisations and events.

We will pay a real living wage of £8.75 an hour equating to £7,962 over the duration of the internship as well as access to an interest free season ticket loan for travel and a host of other benefits.

We have a small number of outcome focused project placements across our businesses to suit your area of interest from analysis to research and policy to digital inclusion and social care, not to mention corporate services, areas like tech and finance.

How to apply

You will need to download and complete a short application form and email it along with your current CV and completed diversity monitoring form to [email protected]

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 28 May 2018

Partly completed applications or those not consisting of the 3 specified documents will not be considered. The selection process will consist of an application form sift, a telephone interview and then if successful attendance at a half day assessment centre to be held late June 2018.

Application documents

We are committed to creating opportunities that provide social mobility and opportunities for under-represented groups. BAME groups are under-represented in the organisation and are positively encouraged to apply. We shall apply Section 159 of the Equalities Act 2010 in the in the recruitment process.

At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background.