Youth Participation Coordinator Waterloo Lambeth 18-21 Morley Street, London



Waterloo Lambeth 18-21 Morley Street, London

Full job description

Being part of the delivery team at The Nest Southwark, Groundwork are looking for a Youth Participation Coordinator. This position is critical in championing, advocating for, and seamlessly integrating the voices of young people into Groundwork’s extensive process of developing and implementing Youth Mental Health programmes across the Trust.

The Nest is Groundwork London’s mental wellbeing support service for young people aged 0 – 25 and living in the London Borough of Southwark. Since launching the service, The Nest has gone from strength to strength and we are delighted to be celebrating four years of supporting the young people of Southwark. As we do so, we are looking for a Youth Participation Coordinator to will play a critical role in leading the implementation of innovative programmes, engaging activities, and impactful initiatives aimed at encouraging active participation and meaningful engagement among young people across a variety of mental health projects.

Key requirements:

Please contact us if you have:

  • Experience working with children and young people in a mental health setting
  • An understanding of providing and running peer support in 1-2-1 or group sessions to under 25s
  • Experience or interest in championing the voice of the community
  • Knowledge and understanding of how young people access social media platforms
  • A full understanding of what it is like to grow up in London as a young person and the challenges they face

About Us

Groundwork London works with communities across the capital to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration in London for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Apply now!

To view the Job Description and Person Specification, please click here.

Send your application form to quoting reference: ‘1197/YPC

Closing date for applications: 15th April 2024

Interview date: In person – W/C 22nd April 2024

For further information or to discuss the role further please contact Barbara Ballabio at or 07716 992482

This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We would welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds including but not exclusive to, male, transgender people and those from Ethnic and Asian backgrounds.

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