YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP REBOOT Youth Coach West Sussex – Horsham and Mid Sussex Fixed Term until 31st March 2021 37 Hours per week £26,725 per annum


REBOOT Youth Coach
West Sussex – Horsham and Mid Sussex
Fixed Term until 31st March 2021
37 Hours per week
£26,725 per annum

REBOOT is commissioned by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex, supported through funding from the police Service.

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

We are recruiting a Youth Coach to support children & young people in Horsham and Mid Sussex, aged 10-18 years, who have been identified as at risk of engaging in serious violence and gang behaviour. Priority will be given to those aged between 10 and 14 years.

We currently have a team of 8 Youth Coaches who are geographically located and employed as follows:
• Brighton & Hove: 1 HKP; 1 TDC
• East Sussex: 3 YMCA DLG
• West Sussex: 2 YMCA DLG; 1 AA (The vacant post is based here)

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 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 Tracy Partridge – REBOOT Project Manager on 07741 324433.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

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: Friday 1st May 2020 at 9am

Interviews date: Monday 11th May 2020
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak interviews and recruitment will possibly be done via virtual technology. It is crucial the applicant will have technology for these interviews to be completed in this way.

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,, or email 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.

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Deadline for applications

1 May 2020


£26,725 per annum

Hours per week

37 hours per week


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