At Basis our mission is to end stigma, create safety and promote empowerment for women sexworkers and women and young people who are sexually exploited.
Basis Yorkshire is an award winning small charity that was officially founded in 1995 and now operates across Yorkshire. This is a unique opportunity to join a challenging and vibrant organisation, working with women and young people who are involved in sex work or being sexually exploited. We are a values driven, rights based organisation and are passionate about making a difference in challenging areas of work.
We currently have the following vacancy:
Young Person's Outreach Worker (|Early Intervention & Schools)
Salary: £25,339 (pro-rata)
Hours: 24 hours/week (term time hours only is a possibility, hours to change if so)
Term of contract: 10 months from start date
Basis are looking to develop and deliver a group work programme to Children and Young People deemed to be at low/emerging risk of Exploitation and Abuse. The post-holder will take a lead on developing a programme of sessions that can be delivered in both upper-primary and secondary education settings, working with the Basis Young People Team to develop the sessions and in establishing relationships with schools in which the sessions can be delivered. The post-holder will deliver said group sessions in schools with the support of a volunteer or member of school staff.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of vulnerable young women and children, can embrace our core values of respect and trust and will support us in providing a unique service through their creative approach.
You will be based in the Leeds area and may need to work unsocial hours and need to have access to a car and valid driving licence.
Deadline: 1st June 2021 (23.59 – midnight)
Interview date: 10th June 2021
For more information about the role and how to apply please visit our website: https://basisyorkshire.org.uk/about-us/vacancies/
Because of the nature of the work this post is open to women only. Sex discrimination act 1975 exemption S7 (2) (e) applies.
Only applicants who have the right to work in the UK or have a valid visa or work permit for a minimum of 6 months at the time of application will be considered for this role.