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YES Project Support Officer

Leicestershire Cares
Closing date
4 Dec 2020
Date posted
18 Nov 2020
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Leicestershire Cares are looking for an experienced, organised and reliable Project Support Officer to manage the administration side of our Youth Employability Support (YES) Project. Leicestershire Cares is one of seven 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 as part of a team, are creative, computer literate, 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 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, making content for our website and social media platforms.

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 Support Officer Job Description

Salary: Circa £18k pro rata per annum

Job type: Part time - 28 hours a week fixed term contract until the end of February 2022

Closing date: 12pm on Friday 4th December

Interview date: Thursday 10th December (carried out virtually via Zoom)

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.