Early Intervention Youth Project (EIYP) Youth Coach - Crawley

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£26,330 per annum
26 Apr 2019
24 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Early Intervention Youth Project (EIYP) Youth Coach x 9 posts
Brighton & Hove, East Sussex or West Sussex
Fixed Term until 31st     March 2020
37 Hours per week
£26,330 per annum 

The Early Intervention Youth Project (EIYP) is a new pan-Sussex service commissioned by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex, supported through funding from the Home Office.

EIYP is a collaboration of four local organisations: AudioActive (AA), the Hangleton & Knoll Project (HKP), the Trust for Developing Communities (TDC) and YMCA DownsLink Group. 

Together we are recruiting a team of 9 Youth Coaches to support children & young people in Sussex, aged 11-18 years, who have been identified as at risk of engaging in serious violence and gang behaviour. Priority will be given to those aged between 11 and 14 years.

The Youth Coaches will be geographically located and employed as follows:
•    Brighton & Hove: 1 YMCA DLG; 1 HKP; 1 TDC
•    East Sussex: 3 YMCA DLG
•    West Sussex: 2 YMCA DLG; 1 AA

Over the year, each Youth Coach will work with 30-35 children & young people; developing personalised plans that focus on the strengths of each child / young person.

An ‘enabling fund’ is available to spot purchase or commission positive activities and opportunities for the children & young people, as identified by them, that are designed to help them develop constructive interests and learn new skills; and help them to overcome some of the issues they are facing.

The Youth Coaches will receive regular group Reflective Practice Supervision.

For this role you will need to hold a current driving licence and have access to your own car.  

If after reading the role profile and application pack you have questions about the role please contact Mark Cull, Head of Young People’s Services & Participation on 07834 480725 

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 


Closing date for applications: Monday 11th March 2019 at 9am

Interviews date: Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th March 2019


This is a single, collaborative recruitment process. 

To apply, please download an Application Pack (including role profile) and an Application Form from the YMCA DownsLink Group website, www.ymcadlg.org/vacancies/, or email recruitment@ymcadlg.org or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs.