Leeds GATE

Working to improve the quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers

0113 240 2444

Crown Point House,
167-169 Cross Green Lane,
Leeds LS9 0BD

Senior Youth Worker Job at GATE

By Claire Graham |  February 28, 2019 |

Leeds GATE are excited to offer a new job opportunity to work in our communities team as a Senior Youth Worker. The post holder will deliver a fast paced and co-produced programme of group activities and one to one work with young people aged 13 – 19 from Gypsy and Traveller communities across the city. 

Leeds GATE are a thriving, award winning community members organisation for Gypsies and Travellers based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Our overall aim is to improve quality of life for Gypsies and Travellers through addressing inequalities in homes, health, education, employment, financial and social inclusion. We run a number of community facing and strategic projects to achieve our aims including advocacy, community development and youth work.

Leeds GATE are looking for a committed individual to contribute to our communities team.  The post holder will provide flexible and practical support to Gypsies and Travellers in Leeds to improve and promote mental wellbeing. The provision will be based on Leeds GATE’s values including Leeds GATE helps people to help themselves and Leeds GATE believes everyone is equal and can be included. The provision will be holistic, accessible, asset based and member led.  

All GATE staff work within and are supervised on Leeds GATE’s Values: http://leedsgate.co.uk/home/history-leeds-gate/our-mission-and-values


Job Title: Youth Worker (Senior)

Reporting to: Communities Manager

Salary: SCP 14, £22, 462 per annum pro rata (increments available based on performance)

Hours: 21 hours per week       Location: Cross Green, Leeds, LS9 

Contract: April 2019 – January 2021

Location: Cross Green, Leeds, LS9 with travel appropriate to role

Deadline for applications is: 9am on Monday 25th March *** Extention now until 9am Friday 29th March ***

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 9th April

NB from 4 - 6 pm on the 26th March we will be hosting an open evening to promote and discuss jobs and volunteer opportunities at GATE, including this post. 

Leeds GATE are committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, the organisation follows safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and the applicant will have to have a Criminal Records check.

Leeds GATE are an equal opportunities employer.

For enquiries and an informal chat about the post please ring or email Sharon, Sharon@leedsgate.co.uk, 01132402444

You can download our job pack here, please download ALL documents:


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Leeds GATE Youth Worker (senior) JD and PS

PDF icon Leeds GATE Wellbeing Offer.pdf

PDF icon Recuitment Process briefing (1).pdf

File Standard Application Form (1).docx

File Equality Monitoring Form (1).docx

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