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The Y (Leicester YMCA)




West & East Leicester and/or Charnwood.

Job Overview

Working under the direction of the Project Co-ordinator, you will ensure that key community partners are fully engaged in the project through providing facilities, local knowledge and expertise within West & East Leicester and/or Charnwood. You will work across a partnership of statutory and voluntary organisations ensuring the project is delivered within a public health approach, with an overall aim of system change and positive outcomes for young people. You will have either formal qualifications or lived experience of working with young people 16-25 delivering a wrap-around service of support and positive engagement to change behavior.

Qualifications Required

Desirable: • Recognised professional qualification or training in a social science such as: Social Work, Youth and Community Work, criminal Justice, Mental Health, Nursing, Drug and Alcohol or Substance Misuse and/or Qualified by relevant • OR; Lived Experience, which will be given equal value. • A full driving license and use of a vehicle and be willing to travel across the city / county

Hours per week

1 x Full-Time 40hrs per week

Closing Date



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Contact Information

Joanna Fleetwood-Smith

07917 657696