Adult Worker (New Futures Project)
Part time Post (21 hours per week)
Temp cover for 6 months
Salary: £24,500 per annum
The post holder will work within the adult team at Basis, providing access to group work, peer support and co-production activities designed to empower and enable women to access services. The Adult Worker will be designing creative and dynamic programme of activities with women from across the sex industry in order to tackle stigma and discrimination and increase opportunities for access to services.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about making a difference to the lives of women, 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 women within a rights based approach
- Experience of building and managing successful relationships with external organisations to address barriers
- Relevant experience of co-production and designing creative programmes of activities.
- An ability to thrive in an environment that is often challenging with a high level of confidence in managing boundaries and confidentiality.
You will be based in the Leeds area and may need to work unsocial hours.
Interviews will be held on 18th July 2018
To apply please download and/or complete the following:
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:
The closing date for applications is 9am 2nd July 2018, please note applications received after this time will not be considered.
Basis is committed to quality, equality and valuing diversity. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
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.
Charity No. 1120350
Company Limited by Guarantee No. 6192097
Basis Yorkshire, 94 North Street, Leeds, LS2 7PN