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Education Project Support Officer

Leicestershire Cares
Closing date
20 Sep 2021
Date posted
24 Aug 2021

We are looking for a highly organised, confident and enthusiastic administrator to support the coordination and delivery of our Education projects.

You will lead the recruitment of volunteers for our Interview Technique and Employability projects and support the training of volunteers for our maths and English activities in schools.

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.

This role is fixed term until 30th June 2022. The working hours are 28 per week. Salary: circa £18,000 FTE pro rata'd per annum.

Given the nature of this post an enhanced DBS check will be carried out. However, we welcome applications from those with previous criminal convictions.

A detailed job description can be found below. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to

The closing date for this job post is Monday 20th September at 5pm.

Interviews will be held week beginning 27th September.

Education Project Support Officer Job Description

About us

Leicestershire Cares is a creative, vibrant and supportive organisation with a friendly working environment. We offer lots of opportunities for development and progression, and have a staff social committee that organises regular team socials and wellbeing initiatives.

Other employee benefits include:

  • Employer pension scheme (Leicestershire Cares matches employee contributions by 5%)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Life insurance scheme
  • Generous leave allowance
  • Flexible/agile working
  • Cycle to work allowance
  • Employer-supported volunteering opportunities

Leicestershire Cares is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to inclusivity. A core part of our work focusses on ensuring that we support the full and diverse range of local communities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, and our team brings together staff from different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience and identity.

We would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010. If you need any support to apply for this role, please contact