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UP Project Support Officer

Leicestershire Cares
Closing date
22 Jan 2021
Date posted
14 Jan 2021

Leicestershire Cares are looking for an experienced, organised and reliable Project Support Officer to support the UP Project. The Unlocking Potential (UP) Project plays a leading role in supporting young people who are or have been involved in the criminal justice system to access education, training and employment across Leicestershire.

The Project Support Officer role is key is supporting the outreach and engagement of young offenders onto our projects, delivering high quality, individualised support and maintaining our strong profile amongst local stakeholders.

If you enjoy working as part of a team, are creative, confident, enthusiastic, committed to making a change and want to support a programme that impacts the lives of young people, we want 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 young people, organisations and business partners.

The project will also give you the opportunity to work directly with young people, helping them to achieve their goals whilst also having the chance to be creative and develop new activities and sessions.

Given the nature of this post an enhanced DBS check will be carried out.

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

Job Description: UP Project Support Officer Job description

Salary: Circa £18k pro rata per annum

Job type: Part time - 14 hours a week fixed term contract until the end of March 2021

Closing date: 12pm on Friday 22nd January

Interview date: Friday 29th January (carried out virtually via Zoom)

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.