Youth Intervention Coach

Are you ambitious in the field of Youth Development and passionate about working with young people – then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an experienced individual who is entrepreneurial in their thinking of working with young communities, aims to achieve high standards for young people and are looking for an exciting opportunity in which they can grow both personally and professionally.

Who we are: Streets of Growth is an outcome driven charity, working to reduce harm and positively transform the lives of the most vulnerable and at-risk young people in Tower Hamlets East London. We do not wait for the young people to walk through our doors, or to be referred by an agency, instead we engage and reach out to young people across the streets and neighbourhoods. Working to build a relationship of trust, truth, and transformation with each young person, coaching and enabling them to support themselves to change negative lifestyles, move away from violence and harm, stay out of prison, get good jobs, and create a better future for themselves.

The role: Streets of Growth is seeking to employ an experienced and personable individual to work as a Youth Intervention Coach as part of the frontline team to help implement Streets of Growth’s Appropriate Intervention Model (AIM) to progress and bring positive change to the lives of high risk and vulnerable young people.

Who we are looking for: The successful candidate will have demonstrated frontline experience of working with young people and be skilled in engaging, assessing and delivering interventions designed to support young people to build personal resilience and move away from harm and violence. They will also possess sound risk assessment skills and safeguarding knowledge.  A key component of the job role is case management and good practice models, which underpin Streets of Growth practice.

Evening and weekend working will be required as part of the role but will be reflected in the workload and working hours.

To apply: Please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter stating why you think you are suitable for the role and the skills and qualities you would bring in accordance with the job description and person specification. Please note that applications sent WITHOUT a Covering letter, that address the above points, will NOT be considered.

Please apply early as Streets of Growth may bring forward the closing date should they receive a high volume of applications.

For informal discussion about the post, you can contact Diane Peters, CEO on 02075 157356

Roles at Streets of Growth require interaction with children as well as maintaining confidential and sensitive information about them. The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced criminal record check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Due to the nature of the work, you are applying for you are required to disclose any criminal convictions that you have. This is because this post is exempt from the provisions of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendments) Order 1986. Applicants for this post may therefore be asked questions about any offences they have, and are not entitled to withhold information about convictions, which for other purposes are “spent” under the provisions of the Act.

Applications will be treated with strict confidentiality.