Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

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Job Description

Duration: 6 months
(Monday 7 September 2015 – Friday 26 February 2016)
Salary: £17,037 per annum
Full time: 35 hours per week
Location: York (but could include travel to other locations)

Are you interested in a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career? The Joseph Rowntree Foundation/Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust are offering seven graduates the opportunity to be part of the 2015 paid internship programme.

What’s in it for you? High quality work experience which will involve undertaking meaningful projects that will benefit our organisations. We want to tap into your knowledge and fresh ideas, and for you to gain an insight into how we operate as well as providing a useful introduction to the workplace which will help your further employment prospects. Our organisations span a range of work from influencing national policy to providing a wide variety of services, from managing social housing to care services.

Previous placements have included; a review of how people are allocated our rented homes, developing and running our staff survey, looking at how we could use iPads to improve our care service and investigating how people manage life transitions in an ageing society. Our internships for 2015 could be located in different parts of JRF or JRHT, such as policy and research, communications and external affairs, housing services or care services.

For more information on this year’s internships programme download an Intern Pack from the JRF website or contact Tabitha Galvez on 01904 752222. To apply, please send a CV which should be no more than two sides of A4, complete the supplementary information sheet (including details of two referees) along with the diversity monitoring form and send to: or Joseph Rowntree Foundation, The Homestead, 40 Water End, York YO30 6WP.

For more information about the 2015 internships, follow us at @JRF_Jobs and @JRHT_Jobs

The closing date for applications is Friday 12 June at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held over two days – Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 July. All interviews will be held at The Homestead, York.

Diversity is at the heart of everything we do at JRF and JRHT. We believe that employing people with varying traditions, cultures, identities, sexual orientations, religious beliefs, economic backgrounds, and racial/ethnic origins is essential to the delivery of our aims.

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