Job Vacancies and Volunteering

Job Vacancies

Information for All Vacancies – Please Read Before Submitting Your Application




Senior Practitioner, YIP (Maternity Cover) – Job Ref CYP017

This is a temporary maternity leave post (to 31 March 2018), covering the Senior Practitioner role within our Youth Inclusion Project.

Closing Date: Friday 16 June 2017 at 9.00 am

CYP017 – YIP Senior Practitioner, Maternity Cover – May 2017

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CYP017 – Job Description – YIP Senior Practitioner 2017


CYP017 – Application Form

Young Person’s Practitioner x 2 – Job Ref CYP016

We require two Young Person’s Practitioners within our Youth Inclusion Project. Both roles are temporary to 31 March 2018.

Closing Date: Friday 16 June 2017 at 9.00 am

Job Description – YIP Young Person’s Practitioner May 17

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CYP016 – YIP Young Person’s Practitioner – May 2017


CYP016 – Application Form


Complex Needs Worker x 2 – Job Ref EL001

Engage Leeds is a partnership between GIPSIL, Barca-Leeds, Connect Housing and Riverside Housing. We support people to prevent homelessness, sustain long-term housing solutions and integrate within their communities, through engaging with activities, education and employment.Our Complex Needs Workers provide a housing related support package to people with challenging issues in their lives, such as mental ill-health, offending, drug and alcohol dependency, a history of homelessness, etc.

Closing Date: Friday 9 June 2017 at 9.00 am.

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015


EL001 – Complex Needs Workers – Advert

Job Description – Complex Needs Worker – May 2017

EL001 – Application Form

Administrative Assistants x 2 – Job Ref CYP018

We require two admin assistants to support the Leeds Operational Hub and partners within our Stronger Families programme. We are looking for staff with experience of working on ESIF or Big Lottery projects, and preferably with experience of working with third sector partners who support clients with multiple needs.

Closing Date: Monday 12 June 2017 at 12:00 noon

CYP018 – Stronger Families Admin – May 2017

Administrator Stronger Families May 2017


Application form

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015

Lead Practitioner, Early Intervention and Prevention – Job Ref FL009

The candidate will have experience of working with alcohol and drug users and experience of supervising staff and/ or volunteers. They will be required to manage a team across 3 sites. The team will be delivering a mixture of Opportunistic and Extended Brief Interventions within services as well within the community to raise awareness of issues around alcohol and drugs, promote change and raise the profile of Forward Leeds.  They will also support the training team. They will contribute towards the delivery of Forward Leeds services and help support the management teams within the hubs.  They will also represent Barca across the consortia and deputise for the manager when required.

Closing Date: 12th June 2017 before 8:00 am

EIP Lead Prac JD May 2017


Lead Prac EIP Advert – 2017

FL009 – Application Form

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015


Family Plus Lead Maternity Cover – Job Ref FL008

We are looking for a motivated, experienced family/substance misuse worker to take on the role of Lead Practitioner within the Family Plus team as maternity cover for up to 12 months. The Family Plus team delivers interventions to support families of Forward Leeds clients in order to improve their outcomes and reduce the risks of them becoming involved with social care.

Closing Date: Friday 2 June 2017 at 12:00 noon

FL007 – Application Form

FL008 Family Plus Lead Practitioner – May 2017

Family Plus Lead Practitioner JD

Equal opportunities monitoring form 2015




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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If this is you…

Want to know more?

Please contact Natasha at Barca – or 0113 255 9582 for information.

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