Youth Engagement Worker- The TakeOver Cafe

Leeds, West Yorkshire
NJC Scale 5 point 22 (fixed scale point) £20,661 pro rata – Actual salary £2,512
24 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

The TakeOver Café (TOC) is currently a pilot and was set up at Inkwell after requests from local parents and young people. It is a vehicle to tackle isolation and improve young people’s self-esteem, creating a safe space for interaction and support. The service provides space for teenagers to be themselves and get the appropriate support in the local community. The position is based at Inkwell Arts, 31 Potternewton Lane, Leeds.

The hours are 4.5 hours per week. Thursday evening 2 times a month from 4.30-9.00 pm.  Other weeks the hours/days are flexible.

Purpose of the post

  • Support volunteers to run a bi monthly arts and crafts young person’s drop-in café
  • Recruit and train volunteers (some of which may have lived experience) for the TakeOver Café.
  • Support, the volunteers and participants to achieve identified goals and optimise the value, they bring to the service.

For further information and informal enquiries about the post please contact:

Mark Cruse or call 0113 307 0108.

For more information and details of how to apply please visit our website

Leeds Mind is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Leeds Mind) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a Right to Work in the UK check. Leeds Mind is an Equal Opportunities employer       Reg charity number: 1007625