An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key individual to join the Young Person’s team at Basis Yorkshire. Working within a harm reduction ethos, you will be supporting young people to effectively safeguard them and reduce the risk of further exploitation, providing intensive 1-2-1 work within a multi agency approach.
Basis Yorkshire is an award winning small charity that was 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. For more information about what Basis Yorkshire does and its values, please visit our website. We are looking to appoint:-
Young People’s Child Sexual Exploitation Outreach Worker 35 hrs per week | 12 month contract Salary: £25,339 per annum The closing date for applications is 12 midnight Tuesday 6th April, please note applications received after this time will not be considered. Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th April. Our energy for and commitment to our work makes us a vibrant and resilient organisation with a strong and compassionate workforce. The Young People’s team work across Leeds, providing specialist support to young people experiencing CSE. The team work to Basis’ organisational values, taking a rights based approach to enable and empower young people to make positive choices. We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people, can embrace our core values of respect and trust and will support us in providing a unique service through their creative approach. You will need to have:
- A passion for empowering and enabling young people
- A minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with vulnerable people, at least 2 of which are with ideally young vulnerable people or those at risk of child exploitation
- Experience of multi-agency partnership working
- Experience of working in a regulated environment, managing risk and following case management procedures to meet the needs of a diverse and vulnerable client group
- An ability to thrive in an environment that is often challenging and pressurised.
- A full, clean UK driving licence and use of car.
You will be based in Leeds ( in-office work will be COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours. Basis is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Basis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk. This post will be subject to enhanced DBS check. In addition to being part of a fun, dynamic and vibrant workforce, we offer a benefits package including flexible working, contributory pension, childcare vouchers and an Employee Assistance package. If you do need to speak to someone regarding your application you can contact the Basis office on 0113 2430036 or alternatively e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Job Applications can be sent to: email@example.com (no CVs, please fill in application form and Equal Opportunities form): YP Outreach CSE Worker Job Description Application Form for YP Outreach Worker Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
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.