Location: Truro (with flexibility for hybrid working)

Salary: up to £27,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

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, pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits* that can be seen below.

Benefits include:

This is a full-time role permanent role. (35 hours per week)

About us: Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

About the role – Assist – One and All is a Cornwall Council Shared Prosperity Funded employability programme covering Cornwall and the Isle’s of Scilly.  The Key Worker will deliver support to refugees across Cornwall both virtually and face to face; delivery venues will include a variety of Community Hubs, Jobcentre Plus offices, libraries etc.  Our participant journey is designed to offer tailored support to the individual, the Key Worker will ensure that the participant is supported to achieve progression.   This role offers the opportunity to work innovatively and flexibly to open up opportunities for refugees who have chosen to settle in Cornwall.  Using a diagnostic assessment at the start of the journey the Key Worker will be able to identify the actions required to enable the participant to meet their goals.-  Linking with employers, training providers and other support services to ensure the participants needs are met.

Deadline for applications: Midnight 7 December

Interviews Virtual interviews over teams Interviews to take place on 14 December

Application process:  Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV.

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

This post, as part of the Cornwall Assist For One and All, is funded by the United Kingdom Shared Prosperity Fund and all activity must comply with contractual regulations.


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 for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service.

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.