Director of Programmes and Participation

£50,000- £55,000 per annum, Central London

Over the past four years, Just for Kids Law has increased its reach, grown in size and achieved strong financial sustainability. Following a period of strategic development we are looking for a Director of Programmes and Participation to develop our youth advocacy casework and our youth opportunities and youth participation work as well as maximise our impact for young people. Working closely with the CEO and senior management team, the Director of Programmes and Participation will play a key role in ensuring our strategic objectives are achieved. Through an inclusive leadership approach, the Director will work with our dedicated staff to develop and deliver our new plans that develop our support, as well as ensuring an integrated approach for young people across the organisation.

We are looking for a passionate, inclusive and emotionally aware leader with proven experience of working with children and young people. With a background in youth work or social work, a strong understanding of youth advocacy and youth participation, and a passion for the issues young people face, you will know the importance of supporting others to make the decisions that are right for them. You will also bring strong experience of leading on safeguarding, building and managing teams, of creating vision and developing collaborative cultures. You will have worked on organisational strategies, be used to making organisational-wide decisions and be adept at dealing with stakeholders from different backgrounds. You will be a natural team player, who champions staff to ensure the best outcomes for young people, with a real passion for working with children and young people facing adversity and providing holistic support.

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For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Anna Gardet or Roberta Giubilini at Prospectus on 020 7691 1920, or email or

Just for Kids Law is committed to achieve greater diversity in its senior management team and actively encourages applications from diverse communities, regardless of race, age, sexuality, beliefs or disability.