Barca-Leeds is a community based charity. We are an organisation that delivers transformational services to adults, children, young people and families in Leeds, bringing people and services together to better respond to the needs of each individual.

Person specification

Alongside an understanding of the Prevent strategy some of the key skills and experiences we are looking for within this role are:-

  • Experience of working with vulnerable children, young people and families
  • Experience of managing a caseload and using assessment tools to plan interventions
  • Experience of developing and running group work sessions
  • Experience of work alongside other agencies to support children/young people
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluating your work.

About the role

We are looking for a motivated and experienced worker to join our new and exciting Prevent Project Team.  Focused on West Leeds, the service will work creatively with children, young people and their families to reduce risk factors that may lead to extremists or radicalised behaviours.

The Young Person’s Practitioner will support existing provision and develop new activities based on the prevent agenda.  This will include one to one support and issue-based group activities for children, young people and their parents/carers. As well as working towards improving outcomes for children and young people the post holder will also be expected to represent children and young people where appropriate through the Early Help framework and Prevent community.

How to apply

Please visit our website to find out more about what we do.

Visit our join us page for full details and application pack.

For more information on the application process here at Barca-Leeds, please visit our your application page.

Completed applications should be sent to by no later than 9am Tuesday 15th June.
Applicants should quote the job reference number in the subject header of your e-mail

Interviews:  21st June 2021

Informal enquiries regarding this post may be made to:

Please note

Barca-Leeds is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. It is the organisation’s policy to require the successful applicant to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check at a level appropriate to the role, before appointment is confirmed. The disclosure of a criminal conviction will not necessarily exclude candidates from appointment.

Our values are to be compassionate, act with integrity, be responsive, and be empowering

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME*), Trans and non-binary candidates, who are all currently under-represented throughout Barca-Leeds. We also welcome applications from people in our community here in West Leeds, and people with lived experiences of the services we provide.

*Barca-Leeds is aware that the use of the acronym ‘BAME’ is being discussed nationally. We are aware of these conversations and will continue to look, learn and listen into how we can improve the terminology and language we use. Barca-Leeds fully support Black Lives Matter and we stand by our vision of a Fair Society.