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Youth and Community Development Officer

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Leicestershire Cares Ltd


£23,000-£25,000 per year


42 Tower Street LE1 6WT

Job Overview

Leicestershire Cares is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate Project Development Officer to deliver and develop our new Community Development project, funded by the National Lottery Fund. The aim of the project is to develop and deliver activities and partnerships across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland between business, community and public sector that enable young people to: “Develop key soft and hard skills, confidence, peer and community networks, and connections that will enable them to live happy, fulfilling and rewarding lives.” If you enjoy working with young people, are creative, entrepreneurial, ambitious, resilient, committed to making a change and want to lead and develop community-centred projects, we would like to hear from you. Your enthusiasm will be matched by your organisational and planning abilities and your ability to work in partnership with a wide range of organisations and business partners. The project will give you opportunities to network locally and feed into policy and practice debates. Given the nature of this post an enhanced DBS check will be carried out. A detailed job description can be found at the website link below. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Salary: £23-25K per annum Job type: Full-time (35 hours per week) fixed term contract until the end of March 2025. Closing date: Midday on Friday 28th January Interview date: Friday 4th February face-to-face at our offices in Leicester, subject to Covid restrictions For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Neetu Squire, Head of Community Development at

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Neetu Squire