Leicestershire Cares is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate Project Development Officer to deliver and develop a new Youth Homelessness Project. This role will use our Power to Change approach to develop and provide direct support to young people across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are homeless or in insecure, temporary or unsafe accommodation.
If you enjoy working with young people, are creative, entrepreneurial, ambitious, resilient, committed to making a change and want to lead and develop young person-centred projects, we would like to hear from you.
Your enthusiasm will be matched by your organisational and planning abilities and your ability to work in partnership with a wide range of organisations and business partners.
The project will give you opportunities to network locally and feed into policy and practice debates.
Given the nature of this post an enhanced DBS check will be carried out.
Salary: £23-25k pro rata'd per annum depending on experience.
Job type: Part-time (28 hours per week) fixed term contract until the end of March 2024
Closing date: 12pm on Friday 4th February
Interview date: Friday 11th February face-to-face at our offices in Leicester, subject to Covid restrictions
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Neetu Squire, Head of Community Development.
Leicestershire Cares is a creative, vibrant and supportive organisation with a friendly working environment. We offer lots of opportunities for development and progression, and have a staff social committee that organises regular team socials and wellbeing initiatives.
Other employee benefits include:
- Employer pension scheme (Leicestershire Cares matches employee contributions by 5%)
- Free parking on site
- Employee assistance programme
- Life insurance scheme
- Generous leave allowance
- Flexible/agile working
- Cycle to work allowance
- Employer-supported volunteering opportunities
Leicestershire Cares is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to inclusivity. A core part of our work focusses on ensuring that we support the full and diverse range of local communities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, and our team brings together staff from different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience and identity.
We would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
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