London Office/Pitfield St
47-49 Pitfield Street, London

We are recruiting ten people to participate in a peer research project from October 2016. At London Youth, we want to find out more about what’s important to young people (for this project, this is defined as those aged 14 to 24) in the boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Haringey, Enfield and Waltham Forest. This will allow us to better support youth organisations and young people to be the best they can be.

As part of this research project, you will be asked to interview up to ten of your peers in your local area. You will also attend three workshops – two to receive training on research and interviewing with young people, and one to give feedback and begin analysing your findings.


Successful applicants will have to be available to:

  • Attend two training workshops:

11th October, 5:30-7:30 at London Youth’s office

18th October, 5:30-7:30 at London Youth’s office

  • Complete and write-up up to 10 in-depth interviews with your peers between 19th October and 11th November
  • Attend a debrief workshop on 15th November, 5:00-7:30 at London Youth’s office

Application Deadline: 21st September

Interview Date: 29th September




£9.40 per hour

Expected commitment of 16.5 hours comprising attendance at two, 2 hour training sessions, the undertaking and writing-up of up to 10 interviews, and attendance at a 2.5 hour debriefing session. Your working hours will be agreed in advance with your line manager and recorded on a timesheet that your line manager will approve.

You will accrue entitlement to holiday pay pro rata for each hour that you work.


Starting Tuesday 11th October 2016 until project end in November 2016

How to apply

If you meet the person specification and you would like to apply please start by downloading our “Guidance to Applicants” which will guide you through the process. We can only accept applications made via our application form; a CV is not sufficient. Please ensure all forms are fully completed and returned to us by post or email.

Guidance to Applicants

Job Description and Personal Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Declaration of Criminal Convictions


Your application should be sent to: Freya Grisoni, London Youth, 47-49 Pitfield Street, London N1 6DA or by email to: