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.  Our website has more information about our work and our values  and the team of people who work at Basis.

We are currently looking to recruit for the following roles:

Systems Change Worker (Housing)

3 days (21 hours)/week – Salary £28,152 Pro Rata (12 months contract)

You will be leading a project to stimulate and facilitate systems change for women who are homeless or vulnerably housed, working with partners to create better understanding of the needs of sex workers with complex needs and the particular barriers faced in securing safe and stable homes.  You will be crucial in changing and improving the response for women, working positively with partners to achieve a  gender and trauma-informed approach to housing for women with complex needs. Please click on the link above for the full Job Description, applications only accepted using the Application form and Equal Opportunities form below (at the bottom of the page)

Closing date: 15th January 2020, noon.

Interview date: 23rd January 2020


Women’s Lives Leeds Sex Worker Inclusion and Participation Worker

3 days (21 hours) – Salary £24,990 Pro Rata 

You will be working within the Women’s Lives Leeds (WLL) Project, to engage and support women with complex needs who are currently sex working or recently exited to influence policy, service design and have their voices heard.  This post will also work to implement the WLL Peer Support Model and to support service users to access WLL opportunities throughout the project.  Please note that this post requires a different, separate application form (see below).

Closing date: 16th January 2020, noon

Interview date: 21st Jan 2020

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 (Basis only post)

Application Form (Basis – WLL post only)

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:

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: 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.












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