06 Jul CLOSED: Job Vacancy – Senior Youth Worker
Location: Coram’s Fields, Kings Cross/Bloomsbury
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
For 80 years, Coram’s Fields has provided pioneering services for young people from birth through to early adulthood, today these services continue to provide invaluable support to the local community. Our Youth Programme supports young people aged 9 to 19, providing a safe space with a wide range of engaging activities, whilst also ensuring critical development opportunities for all young people, both in a practical context and in terms of their wider personal and social development.
Over the last ten years, we’ve established ourselves as one of the leading providers of children and young people’s activities in Camden, engaging over 350+ young people per year through our Youth Centre. We pride ourselves on working with those in most need of support and have excellent relationships with local schools and statutory services.
The next three years will see us build on our recent success in working with young men at risk of gang involvement and showing signs poor mental health; expanding our current partnership with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust and London Borough of Camden to increase the reach and impact of our work through targeted sessions and key working practice. Specifically, this will include working alongside Clinical Psychologists and Mental Health Workers to grow our targeted offer for gang-affected young men that sits outside of our generic youth activities.
Fundamental to your success in the role will be an unrivalled commitment to the lives of children and young people, supported by an in depth understanding of the multiple challenges that they face, and in particular the challenges facing gang-affected young men. Even more crucial, will be your ability to turn this commitment and understanding into high impact services that produce tangible outcomes for those young people that we support.
You’ll be an inspirational leader, bringing a creative flair to your work with young people, harnessing the skills of those around you to deliver a truly exceptional offer.
To apply, please complete the attached application form, ensuring that you address the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification. All applications should be returned to Hassan Elkholy (Office Assistant) by 9am on Monday 30th July 2018. Applications are accepted by e-mail or in hard copy and should be submitted in the following way:
By e-mail to:
By post to:
93 Guilford Street
If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Daniel Jourdan (Youth Programme Manager) for an informal discussion on 020 35981254. You can find more information on our services at www.coramsfields.org.uk.
Please download the Job Description and Application Form below.