Job Vacancies and Volunteering

Information for All Vacancies – Please Read Before Submitting Your Application



Invitation to Tender

Reaching Out is a Big Lottery funded counselling service provided by Barca. The current contract started in January 2016 and is due to complete in January 2019. One to one counselling sessions are provided free of charge to people in need in postcodes LS12, LS13 and LS28, often providing long-term counselling for individuals with high needs. The service also provides several different group sessions providing CBT, a group supporting men to manage their anger issues and a group providing therapeutic support and a support network for highly vulnerable adults.

Invitation To Tender.



Emotional Wellbeing Children and Young Person’s Worker – Job Ref CYP028

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person with experience of working with children and young people to add to our Family Plus team. The team works with families engaged in drug/ alcohol treatment that require support in order to improve the functioning of the family, provide better outcomes for the children and support the parents towards recovery. The successful candidate will bring experience and knowledge of working with children and young people. They will have delivered 1-1 interventions around health and wellbeing and have a restorative approach. Whilst being part of the family plus team the person will also be required to work independently, be dynamic and proactive. Knowledge of how alcohol and drugs impact on the family is beneficial to the role.

Closing Date: Tuesday 3 April 2018 at 4.00 pm

CYP028 – Advert Family Plus Emotional Wellbeing Worker Mar 2018

Emotional Wellbeing Worker Family Plus JD – March 18

CYP028 – Application Form – Emotional Wellbeing Worker

Information for Applicants

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015



If you have had issues downloading the Application Form from the link above then please click the following link to get it from an alternative source: Download Application Form.


Wellbeing Coordinator (Maternity Cover for up to 12 months) – Job Ref HW030

Barca-Leeds, in partnership with Leeds Mind, Hamara, Touchstone, Better Leeds Communities and Leeds Irish Health and Homes provides the Social
Prescribing Service for Leeds South East (LSE).

The partnership has been working together and delivering this genuinely ground-breaking, innovative service since 2014. The post-holder will liaise with GP surgeries across LSE, contact referred clients and, where appropriate, provide an assessment and support them to choose and access appropriate services and community groups. Coordinators will also network with local community groups, assisting them to develop appropriate support to benefit local communities.

Closing Date: Monday 19 March 2018 at 12 noon

Information for Applicants

HW030 – Application Form – Wellbeing Co-ordinator Maternity Cover

HW030 – Advert – Wellbeing Co-ordinator

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015


Wellbeing Coordinator JD – February 2018


Urgent Care Outreach Support Workers – Job Ref HW031

We are seeking two motivated, experienced Support Workers to support patients with complex needs to navigate their way through services and provide an active case management approach. This will enable them to reduce frequent attendance at the Accident & Emergency Departments of Leeds General Infirmary, St James’ University Hospital and other Urgent Care providers. This innovative service has delivered fantastic results by supporting frequent A&E attenders to find alternative, more appropriate service options. The recent external evaluation demonstrates high level results, reducing attendances by 40% and supporting the NHS to meet their targets. This service is entering a third year of delivery and there are excellent prospects for continuation into a fourth year and beyond.

Closing Date: Monday 19 March 2018 at 08.00 am


HW031 – Advert Urgent Care

Information for Applicants

HW031 – Application Form – Urgent Care Support Worker

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015

HW031 – Job Description – Urgent Care Support Worker



Stronger Families Administrative Assistant – Job Ref CYP027

We are looking for an administrative assistant to support the Operational Hub and partners for Leeds. We are looking for someone with experience of working on ESIF or Big Lottery projects and preferable experience of working with third sector partners who support clients with multiple needs as well as skills in the use of social media, communications and marketing.

Closing Date: Wednesday 14 March 2018 at 12.00 noon


CYP027 – Advert SF Admin Leeds Feb 2018

CYP027 – Application Form – Stronger Families Admin

JD and PS Administrator Stronger Families Leeds Jan 2018

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015



Trustee (non-paid volunteer)

Barca-Leeds are looking for a Trustee to assist in leading the charity on a non-paid voluntary basis to work closely with the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer and the Senior Management Team. Ideally, the preferred candidate would have experience of operating within a board in a charitable, public sector or commercial organisation.


Advert – Trustee Jan 18

Application Form





Counselling Services

We have volunteering opportunities for both diploma graduates and students. Students need to be in their second year of the diploma and have a minimum of 50 hours counselling client work under clinical supervision. Please contact us on the email or phone number below and we can send you the relevant forms.

Telephone: 0113 2209037


Return your completed application and any supporting documents to:

The Manager
Barca-Leeds Volunteer Recruitment
259 Upper Town Street
LS13 3JT

If you are interested in volunteering within any other area of Barca-Leeds, please email us stating clearly the area in which you would like to be involved.



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