Youth Intervention Specialist (St George’s Hospital)

Youth Intervention Specialist (St George’s Hospital)

Redthread works with vulnerable young people in crisis. Whether they have been the victim of a stabbing, are seeking support for anxiety, have suffered a sexual assault, or want to find a new home beyond the reach of a gang, we support them to overcome the challenges they face through our dynamic youth work programmes.

We are looking for an outstanding and experienced professional to join our St George’s Hospital team in Tooting as a Youth Intervention Specialist. The role is based in the A&E department, supporting young people and families involved in serious violence who may be experiencing trauma or tragedy and working with them to secure a positive future. Our work was recently featured on BBC News which gives a taster of what we do. Click Here to watch the video.

It’s an exciting time to join Redthread. We have an inspirational staff team, programmes which transform the lives of vulnerable young people, an excellent reputation and profile, and well-developed organisational structures and processes.

“Redthread youth workers are doing an incredible job helping young victims to move away from the circles that led to them getting hurt” (Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, July 2016)

The main purpose of this role is to be part of the youth work team at Redthread, working within the Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programme.

To visit the Redthread website, Click here

For full details on the role please see our application pack.

To apply: 

Please download and complete an application form and an Equality and Diversity monitoring form from the 'Supporting Documents' section below and email them to applications@redthread.org.uk 

Alternatively, click the 'Apply' button below where you will be redirected to our vacancies page. 

Closing Date: Monday 5 November, 10am

Interview Date: Interviews will be held on Thursday 15 November, with a second round of interviews for successful candidates on Monday 19 November.

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