Vacancy: Young Women’s Project Worker

After18 runs a weekly support session for vulnerable asylum seeking and refugee young women (including victims of trafficking) aged 15 to 24. We aim to increase confidence and reduce isolation by encouraging young women to participate in a range of creative and well being activities chosen and led by them. You can read more about the young women’s group here.

We are recruiting a Project Worker to support the operation of the young women’s group.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to support the running of the weekly sessions in Leicester city centre. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, creative ideas and recent experience of working with young women or girls in a paid or voluntary capacity. You will understand how to create a safe and welcoming environment for young refugees and asylum seekers. A key part of this role will be your ability to communicate with young people and identify their needs.

For genuine occupational requirement reasons, we are seeking female applicants only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010; Schedule 9 Part 1).

What will you be doing?

You will help to identify young women who would benefit from joining the sessions, plan the weekly activities and trips, provide support and guidance to the attendees and ensure policies and procedures are followed. 

Please read through our detailed job description and person specification here.

To apply

If you feel you meet the person specification and would like to apply for the role, please email for an application pack. If you have any questions regarding the role or application process, please contact Sarah Danby on 07851 411964.

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After18 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. All staff and volunteers are required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check before joining us.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 9th February 2024