LGBTQ+ Community Worker

Location: Wolverhampton
Closing Date: 10th Jun 2022
LGBTQ+ Community Worker

Employment Type: Employed

X2Y is seeking a sessional  LGBTQ+ community worker (5 hours per week). £15 per hour on a self-employed basis.

Future plans – X2Y has recently secured funding from the National Lottery Community Fund for a three-year project to expand our work and reach out to more LGBTQ+ young people, from all Wolverhampton’s diverse communities, and their families. We have also moved to new home in Wolverhampton City Centre in a refurbished building where we are co-located with other LGBTQ+ organisations.

The successful applicant for this post will be someone who:

  • has knowledge / experience of the LGBTQ+ community
  • has awareness of the challenges facing LGBTQ+ young people and their families
  • will work well under their own initiative and collaboratively within the X2Y team

 

X2Y currently provides two open access drop-in sessions each week. One is for LGBTQ+ young people aged 11-17 (Saturday afternoon) and the other is for the 18-25 age group (Tuesday evening). This post involves co-facilitating our 18-25 group with our outreach co-ordinator and developing our work with parents/families of LGBTQ+ children and young people.

X2Y is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and carries out safer recruitment processes in line with local and national guidance. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS and barred list check.

Download the application pack from the X2Y website. This includes five documents:

  1. the person specification and job description (pdf)
  2. application form (Word)
  3. recruitment monitoring form (Word)
  4. guidance for application (pdf)
  5. background information about X2Y (pdf)

 

Potential applicants are welcome to contact Dr Ruth Wilson, Chair of Trustees, for an informal discussion or with any queries. Phone: 07968 448293. Email: [email protected]. If you have any trouble downloading the application pack, please contact Ruth to request a copy of the pack by email.

Closing date for applications: 5:00pm on Friday 10th June 2022.

Interview date: Friday 17th June 2022.

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