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YES Project Officer

Leicestershire Cares
Closing date
19 Aug 2019
Date posted
22 Jul 2019
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Leicestershire Cares is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate Project Officer to lead and develop our Youth Employability Support (YES) Project. Leicestershire Cares is one of nine local organisations working together to deliver the YES Project in Leicester and Leicestershire. The aim of the project is to support young people aged 15-24 to take steps towards employment.

If you enjoy working with young people, are creative, entrepreneurial, ambitious, resilient, committed to making a change and want to lead and develop young person-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 below. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to

Job Description: YES Project Officer Job Description

Salary: £23-25k per annum depending on experience.

Job type: Full-time fixed term contract until the end of February 2022

Closing date: 12pm on Monday 19 August

Interview date: Thursday 29 August

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

The YES Project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. It is delivered by Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) in partnership with Leicestershire Cares.