Headliners (UK) is seeking to appoint a talented part-time project journalist to work in London with young people with special educational needs to support them to explore the issues and risks that can lead them into crime and raise their aspirations to work towards a positive future.

Based: Headliners (UK), 49-51 East Road, London N1 6AH requires travel across London

Part-time 4 days per week including some evenings and weekends. 3 year contract.

Salary: £22,400 (FTE £28,000)

The project, funded through the Mayor's Young Londoners Fund, will give young people with special educational needs the opportunity to carve out a safe space for themselves within schools and alternative education provision to tackle some of the underlying vulnerabilities that often lead this cohort into criminal activity. The project will use media and journalist tools to support those who feel trapped by their situation to engage in debate about the barriers in their lives, explore the risks of involvement in crime, raise aspirations and identify areas for breakthrough in their lives.

To apply please download the job description and application form and email to [email protected] by 12 noon on Friday 7th December 2018. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th December. 

An enhanced DBS is required for this role which we will arrange.  Please read our statement of intent regarding safeguarding and our privacy statement.  Please note we do not accepts CVs.