JOB AD: Young Fathers Project Leader

Young Fathers Project Leader : From Custody to Community

A Brighton based charity is seeking an experienced professional with a criminal justice, health, social care or youth work background to lead an exciting new Young Fathers project.

You will work closely with three prisons, and partner agencies, in England to develop effective ways of supporting young fathers (aqed 18-21) in their transition from custody back into the community. You will also develop resources and ensure that the learning from the work is disseminated as widely as possible.

Young People in Focus (YPF) is a national charity based in Brighton. It works to improve the lives of young people and their families through applied research, training and publications. The project is funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Salary: £31,079-32,983 per annum
Part-time:  Two year fixed contract – 21 hours per week
Location: Brighton, although we will consider a home-based appointment for an exceptional candidate who does not live within easy reach of Brighton.

An Application form, person specification and further details about the project are available from Dona Crisfield, Young People in Focus, 23, New Road, Brighton BN1 1WZ. Tel: 01273 693311. Email:

This information is also available on the website

Closing date for applications: midnight Monday 27th June 2011

Interviews: Monday 4th July 2011


Glen Poole is UK co-ordinator for International Men's Day, Director at the consultancy Helping Men and news editor of insideMAN magazine. Follow him on twitter @HelpingMen or find out more about his work at

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