Young Person’s Outreach Worker (Schools & Early Intervention)

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.

More info about the role can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification alongside key information about the post below (please read carefully before applying). 

If you would like to speak to someone regarding your application you can contact the Basis office on 0113 2430036 or alternatively e-mail:, we’d be happy to discuss any questions you may have.

To apply please download and/or complete the following 2 documents (please do not send in CVs):

Application Form Basis YP


Applications should be submitted to

Deadline: 1st June 2021 (23.59 – midnight)

Interview date: 10th June 2021

Working with Basis 

Basis is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from  Black, Asian, and other women who experience racism and Trans  (identifying as women) and non-binary as they are currently under-represented within our staff team. Equally we encourage applications from experts by experience. All appointments will be are made on merit, based on the criteria identified in the job description.

You will be based in Leeds ( in-office work will be COVID-19 dependent) and may need to work unsocial hours. There is some free parking but parking near the office will also be reimbursed.

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 (4%), childcare vouchers, funded external supervision and an Employee Assistance package.

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.