Youth Coach (YEI)

Job title:                   Youth Coach

Salary:                       Circa £21,500 per annum

Hours:                       Full time 37 hours per week (fixed until June 2022)

Location:                  Tees Valley

About us

Groundwork is a leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

The Tees Valley Pathways Programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund and supported under the Youth Employment Initiative. This will help to move young unemployed people closer to the labour market, whether that’s getting a job, setting up their own business, starting an apprenticeship, or progressing into further learning.

About the role

We have a dedicated Youth Team delivering a successful Youth Programme which engages with young people across our region. You will work with vulnerable young people and young adults who have significant and complex barriers to help and support them to identify solutions and progress towards entry into education, employment or training. You will engage in effective multi-agency working with all agencies responsible for those in these cohorts and you will have significant experience of working with young people, young adults and employers.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service

A bit about you

We are seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic professional to join our team and lead in the engagement of young people and young adults to develop positive working relationships that will enable them to achieve their potential. We want someone like you who has experience of engaging partners and partnership working to provide solutions for progression for young people and young adults. Having experience of successfully achieving programme performance targets is essential. Your role will require you to have the ability to work effectively as a member of a team within a complex, changing and challenging environment.

For further information on the role, take a look at our candidate pack. Or for an informal discussion please contact Vanessa Kelly on 07791 076427 or via email

Want to apply

Great all you need to do is complete the application form below

Application Form

YEI Youth Coach – Candidate Pack

YEI Youth Coach – Job Description

YEI Youth Coach – Person Specification

All completed applications should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Unit 14 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Industrial Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, DL5 6ZE.

Closing date:                  Midnight on Thursday 14th October 2021

Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork North East & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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The Tees Valley Pathways Programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund and supported under the Youth Employment Initiative.