Job Vacancy: Youth Support Worker

Apply by Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am

On The Move at IQL's Your Stratford Stage - Photo by Rory James

East London Dance is hiring:

Youth Support Worker

We are looking for a committed and experienced person to join East London Dance as Youth Support Worker. This is a brand new post for the organisation and has been created to provide support to the young people engaging in our activities, enabling them to overcome barriers they may face to participating and ensure they fulfil their potential.

As part of the East London Dance team, you will provide frontline support for young people taking part in our activities as well as support the management and coordination of the programme activity. We do not expect you to be a dance specialist, but expect you to attend activities and be comfortable to join in and deliver youth work sessions as required.

You will have at least 3 years’ direct experience working directly with vulnerable young people, providing one-to-one mentoring and have a keen interest in building resilience.

  • Salary: £27,000
  • Full time
  • Fixed Term for 12 months with the intention to extend subject to review

How to apply

Please download the Recruitment Pack before applying for this role.

Apply online here

All submissions must be completed via the online application form linked below. We recommend you immediately save your progress by clicking the save button at the bottom right corner of the page which will then email you a personalised link. If not completing the form in one go please remember to save before exiting your page or browser.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am

First interviews: Monday 27 January 2020

East London Dance is committed to being a truly inclusive organisation – from our Trustees and team members to our audience and participants. 

We particularly encourage applications from groups who are underrepresented in the cultural sector including people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, and disabled people. However, we treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristic. 

Our current and future office locations are accessible to wheelchair users. 
For any access needs, or questions about the role please contact us on 020 8279 1050 or


DateApplication deadline: Wednesday 15 January 2020, 10am


Location East London Dance
Stratford Circus Arts Centre
Theatre Square
E15 1BX


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