Vacancies

At Basis our mission is to empower women and young people to stay safe and make positive choices. 

We are delighted to announce the expansion of our successful and award-winning team at Basis Yorkshire with a number of roles being created to both support women directly and stimulate system change.  Our energy for, and commitment to our work makes us a vibrant and resilient organisation with a strong and compassionate workforce.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to the lives of women we work with and for, can embrace our core values of respect and trust and will provide unique service through their creative approach.

You’ll need to have:

  • A passion for empowering and enabling women
  • Experience of building and managing successful relationships with external organization’s to effectively support women
  • Relevant experience working directly with women at significant risk of harm.
  • An ability to thrive in an environment that is often challenging and pressurised.

We are looking to appoint:

Year in Industry Student Placement (Leeds University Yr2 students only) – 2020/2021

21 hours/ week (12 months) OR 28 hours/ week (9 months)

In the role of Project and outreach assistant you will be responsible for awareness raising, marketing and communications, research, logistical and/or administrative support. There will also be the opportunity to get involved with providing direct support to service users – young people and/or sexworkers.

Please note that due to the current circumstances with Covid-19, there may be some minor changes to the project assistant role. However due to the uncertainty surrounding the near future we are not yet able to tell you what these are. We will keep you up to date and informed with updates related to the role.

For more information and to apply please see the detailed job description below:

Project Assistant Job Description

Please send your CV and an accompanying cover letter to projectassistant@basisyorkshire.org.uk 

Closing date: 21st April 2020

Interview date: 28th April 2020 –  The interview will be held in virtual form over Zoom, so access to the internet is required

 

** Please note that due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, recruitment for the following posts has been temporarily placed on hold **

Feel free to apply but please be aware that you may not receive immediate response

Chief Executive Officer

Full-Time Post (35 hours per week)

The CEO acts as ambassador for the organisation, building relationships with key stakeholders. Working on behalf of the Board of Trustees they develop and deliver the business plan and business strategy to ensure the ongoing success of Basis Yorkshire. Acting as a figurehead for the charity, they are a positive ambassador with local and national stakeholders and show strong and compassionate leadership for employees, volunteers and beneficiaries. The CEO demonstrates a commitment to evidence based practice (i.e. rights based approach, decriminalisation, trauma informed approach, etc.) in relation to the organisation’s key areas of work, promoting that with partners and key stakeholders. Clear, confident and credible leadership in a politically sensitive area of work is key, alongside driving the adaptability of Basis Yorkshire to continue to meet the needs of the people served by the organisation.

Closing date: 16th March 2020

Interview date: 1st April 2020

For more information and to apply, please complete the below forms taking into account information from the job description and further information below:

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Gemma Scire on 0113 2430036

CEO Role Briefing Information 

CEO Job Description

Application-Form 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (all posts)

Please note applications received after the closing date will not be considered. 

Service Delivery Manager

Full-Time Post (35 hours per week)

Salary: £28,152 p/a

You will oversee the delivery of services for women sex workers with complex needs, and co-ordinate our work in partnership with key stakeholders, ensuring the services delivered are of a high quality and provided in accordance with best practice. You will provide positive and compassionate leadership to a skilled and dedicated team of Navigation and Support Workers who work across the city of Leeds and in partnership with other organisations.  This post is being re-advertised, previous applicants for this post need not apply.

Closing date: 26th March 2020 midday

Interview date: 2nd April (applicants will be notified by close March 30th)

For more information and to apply, please complete the below forms taking into account information from the job description and further information below:

Application-Form 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (all posts)

Please note applications received after the closing date will not be considered. 

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: info-basis@basisyorkshire.org.uk

Basis is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community and positively encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Because of the nature of the work: these posts 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.