The Diversity Trust is a rapidly developing organisation, aiming for a fairer, safer society by promoting equality, diversity and inclusion through the elimination of discrimination, harassment and victimisation. We are actively engaging with communities in the South West, to develop and deliver specialist services.
We now have a great opportunity for you to join our team. Working throughout South Gloucestershire, you will be responsible for the activities, engagement and support for four services:
Alphabets LGBTQ Youth Project
South Glos LGBTQ Schools Project
LGBTQ Voice and Influence
This post is subject to an enhanced level DBS certificate, and is funded to 31st March 2022.
Term: permanent (subject to continued funding)
Salary: £20,092 – £23,541
Closing date: Monday 6th September (5pm)
Interview date: Monday 20th September (online)
For a recruitment pack please contact our HR Consultant, who is managing the recruitment process: Tracey McCarthy firstname.lastname@example.org or more information is available via our website: www.diversitytrust.org.uk Please note: we cannot accept CV applications, and we will not be engaging with employment agencies.
The full-time role includes managing programmes in South Gloucestershire and will report to the Executive Director. The programmes include:
Alphabets LGBTQ youth project in South Gloucestershire includes a monthly drop-in for any LGBTQ young people aged 13-19 based in Yate; as well as working with local schools across South Gloucestershire to deliver:
Assemblies / whole school / year groups
Thematic group work e.g. during LGBT History Month and Pride Month
1-2-1’s with LGBTQ young people (teachers, families, carers support etc.)
Support for the development of LGBTQ groups and clubs setting up in schools
LGBT+ & Trans policy support for schools
The post holder will be required to attend monthly project meetings which are led by the Creative Youth Network. Alphabets currently has volunteers and peer mentors who contribute to the youth group and schools work programmes.
The LGBTQ wellbeing project is part of One You South Gloucestershire which is led by Southern Brooks Community Partnerships. The project is available to any LGBTQ adult registered with a GP in South Gloucestershire and the post holder will be responsible for running monthly taster sessions on wellbeing using the five ways to wellbeing approach. The post holder will also need to attend project meetings which are coordinated by Southern Brooks.
Working alongside a range of equalities partners led by CVS South Gloucestershire the post holder will lead the South Glos LGBTQ Equality Network. The network promotes quarterly events (including online and offline events) attends the local Pride Festivals (including Bristol Pride and Trans Pride South West) as well as hosting quarterly network meetings and attending regular partnership meetings.
The LGBTQ Equality Network has a chair and a regular meeting with a range of partners which will support the post holder and give a steer to activities.
Teams & 121’s The post holder will be required to attend regular team meetings and 121’s as well as contributing to quarterly monitoring reports and annual impact reports.
Training Experience of delivering LGBT+ awareness training to a high standard is desirable.
Transport The post holder should have access to own transport and a driving licence.
Remote Working The post holder will need to be able to work remotely and flexibly.
Youth & Community Worker
£20,092 - £23,541 p.a.
Full time, permanent position
Working from home and in the community. All applicants must have access to own transport and a driving licence.
Sunday, 5 September 2021