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We are currently recruiting for three amazing roles in the StreetDoctors central team. Click on the roles below for more details:

Chair of our Board of Trustees

Who are we?

StreetDoctors is a national charity that empowers young people affected by violence to keep safe, save lives, and be part of the solution to street violence, by putting them at the centre of emergency first-aid provision.

We train young people affected by violence in the skills and knowledge to save lives, and increase their understanding of the medical and psychological consequences of violence.

Using a peer education model, our training is delivered by our network of young healthcare volunteers (nurses, paramedics and doctors) who work in partnership with criminal justice services, schools, pupil referral units, youth, sports and community groups. All our work is trauma informed.


About the role

The voluntary role of Chair is to lead the Trustees to provide Strategic leadership as well as support and challenge to the executive, in order to advance the objects of the charity.

The Chair is also responsible, with the Board, for maintaining the highest standards of governance.

The Chair provides line management to the Chief Executive which includes working with the CEO and team to develop the strategic direction of the charity and ensure impact by monitoring performance.

The Chair’s main responsibilities include:

  • Strategic leadership
  • Governance
  • Collaborative leadership
  • Relations with the Chief Executive
  • External relations

This is a volunteer position. Read more about the role, who we are looking for and the difference you can make in the Chair Candidate Pack.

How to apply

Reach TrusteeWorks are supporting StreetDoctors with their Chair recruitment.

If you are interested in being considered for this role please submit your CV/LinkedIn profile with a covering letter explaining why you wish to join the charity and the skills/experience you will bring to the Board.

Potential candidates are welcome to have an informal conversation about the role. Please contact the TrusteeWorks team to arrange this.

Deadline for applications is Monday 7th August.

Please submit your application or direct any questions to:

Regional Youth Worker – London

Key details

  • 1 Year Fixed term, full-time position
  • Flexible, based at our office in Aldgate East, with travel throughout the London region and occasional remote working.
  • Salary: £27,000
  • Deadline to apply: Midnight, 7th September (with interviews being held in London on Thursday 14th September).

About StreetDoctors

We are an award-winning national charity which trains over 7,500 young people affected by street violence each year in emergency first-aid through a team of 400 healthcare volunteers and youth workers. We empower young people with the skills to become part of the solution to violence by developing the skills and confidence to save lives and increasing their understanding of the medical and psychological consequences of violence. As the StreetDoctors Youth Worker in the Region, you will deliver high quality training, develop new partnerships and maintain positive relationships.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Youth Worker, to deliver training sessions and projects to young people through youth centres,  community groups, schools and alternative provisions across the London Region, and to ensure our programmes are fit for the future.

The key areas of focus of the role are:

● To deliver training sessions to young people and partners to required quantity and quality, and support the development, testing and implementation of new training content.
● To create, develop and maintain partnerships with a range of organisations including, funders, commissioners, community organisations, criminal justice organisations, education providers and youth organisations.
● To support the management of volunteers and provide the best volunteering experience possible.

At StreetDoctors we believe diversity supports innovation and creativity. We are committed to equality of opportunity, being inclusive, and being representative of the people we are here to support. We particularly encourage applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented in our StreetDoctors staff team. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQI+ and disabled people.

How to apply

Read the Youth Worker Job Description and Person Specification.

Please send a CV and covering letter of not more than 2 sides to by midnight 7th September

Interviews will be held in London on Thursday 14th September.

If you have any questions about the role, or if you need any adjustments made for you to successfully complete your application, please email

All successful candidates are subject to a DBS check.

We are proud to be a signatory of Show The Salary – we will never publish a vacancy for a paid role without a salary or showing pay, and we will never ask for a degree when not necessary.