This role, within our Youth Outreach Project (YOP), is a vital part of our offer by supporting young people who are rough sleeping or have involvement with the criminal justice team. The YOP team directly works to transform the lives of young people who have had the odds stacked against them and to be successful in this role you need to be resilient, adaptable and a confident team worker. As the co-ordinator role is senior post in the YOP team, we're looking for talented professionals that have proven experience in people management, cross team collaboration and stakeholder communication skills, all embedded in our values of diversity and inclusion.
New Horizon Youth Centre is the only service of its kind in London, supporting thousands of young people across London facing homelessness because of family breakdown, domestic abuse, poverty, experiences of violence, or war and persecution in their home country. Our services have never been more needed and it's an exciting time to join our team.
The successful applicant will have the skills to effectively engage with and progress a complex caseload of young people who are currently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Safeguarding, project management, system implementation and expertise with tools such as Salesforce will also be integral to this role. To excel in this post you’ll need a broad knowledge of housing and homelessness (ideally for under 25s) and the ability to produce high-quality, mission-driven work within tight deadlines.
For as long as young people are homeless or in need in London, we will be on a mission to give their potential a home. If you share our mission, values and commitment to young people, we want to hear from you.
Please note, we will be reviewing applications regularly before the closing date and may close recruitment early if we receive a high number of suitable applications. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible.
Closing date: Wednesday 28th April 2021, 10:00am.