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Youth Intervention Practitioner - London (St Mary's Hospital)

Redthread Youth Ltd
St Mary's Hospital, Paddington
£27,000 p.a. (+ benefits)
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
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Youth Intervention Practitioner - London (St Mary's Hospital)

Salary: £27,000 p.a. (+ benefits)

Location: St Mary's Hospital, Paddington

Contract: Fixed-term contract to 31st March 2022, Full-Time

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 20th September

As a Youth Intervention Practitioner based in the St Mary’s Hospital A&E department, you will support young people who are experiencing trauma or tragedy and their families. You’ll be part of a team that is fully embedded in the hospital and that is highly valued by clinicians and community partners alike.

To do this well you need to be a people person; passionate about supporting young people, and excited at the prospect of working in a fast-paced and exceptionally busy environment. You’ll need a proven ability to work with high risk, vulnerable young people and an understanding of the impact intense, short term work can have.

You must be a strong communicator: as comfortable building a relationship with a young person as you are liaising with our clinical colleagues. You’ll be keen to keep learning, seizing training opportunities at Redthread and continuously reflecting upon and improving your practice.

During the Covid-19 outbreak, our teams are still working from the hospitals as we are classed as essential workers. You will need to do shifts the hospital, as well as working some days from home, depending on the needs of the team and the service.

Please note: This position is offered on a fixed-term contract to 31st March 2022.

A full job description and person specification can be downloaded from our website via the button below.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 20th September

First round online interview: Friday 24th September

We would like this role to start as soon as possible and we will provide comprehensive training and induction.

Please note: If we receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert before the closing date. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Details on how to apply are inside the job pack on our website. We use the BeApplied recruitment system, which is designed to remove as much opportunity for bias as possible and allows candidates to show off their skills, and share real life evidence of work they’ve done before, meaning we choose the best people for the role based on merit, and not on how well they can write a CV or if we identify with names/backgrounds.


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.

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