Vacancies

Welcome to the Vacancies section of Yorkshire MESMAC's website. All of our vacancies for staff will be posted here as they arise.

Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of our communities.

We expect all out staff and sessional workers to be able to demonstrate the following core competencies;

  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice
  • An ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds in a respectful and empowering way.
  • A strong and full commitment to confidentiality
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

We are seeking to appoint a:

Sessional Youth Worker - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, trans & Questioning Youth - Scarborough

The overall aim is to

  • To provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning (LGBT&Q) youth in the Scarborough area around a range of health and social issues at their youth group sessions.

 The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To collate Scarborough group statistics and monitor service user needs, directing services accordingly.
  • To develop a working relationship with youth group attendees
  • To promote Yorkshire MESMAC's LGBT&Q support services
  • To develop and deliver a programme of youth group sessions that support, empower and involve young LGBT&Q people accessing the service

Salary:  £10 per hour

This will be approximately 6 hours per month on average, staffing the Scarborough youth group which meets in Scarborough every other Wednesday evening


Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is: Noon on Thursday 29th September 2016

Please note that late applications and CV's will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held 10th October 2016.

We are striving to be an equal opportunities employer, and as such we welcome applications from all sections of the community. (Charity no 1040407).



Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of our communities.

We expect all out staff and sessional workers to be able to demonstrate the following core competencies;

  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice
  • An ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds in a respectful and empowering way.
  • A strong and full commitment to confidentiality
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team

We are seeking to appoint a:

Sessional Youth Worker - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, trans & Questioning Youth - York

The overall aim is to

  • To provide support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Questioning (LGBT&Q) youth in the York area around a range of health and social issues at their youth group sessions.

 The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To collate York group statistics and monitor service user needs, directing services accordingly.
  • To develop a working relationship with youth group attendees
  • To promote Yorkshire MESMAC's LGBT&Q support services
  • To develop and deliver a programme of youth group sessions that support, empower and involve young LGBT&Q people accessing the service

Salary:  £10 per hour

This will be approximately 3 hours per week planning, attending and monitoring the youth groups which meet every Wednesday evening in York

Application packs can be downloaded here

Closing date is: Noon on Thursday 29th September 2016

Please note that late applications and CV's will not be accepted.

Interviews will be held 10th October 2016.

We are striving to be an equal opportunities employer, and as such we welcome applications from all sections of the community. (Charity no 1040407).


Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of our communities.

We expect all our staff and sessional workers to be able to demonstrate the following core competencies.

  • A commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice.
  • An ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds in a respectful and empowering way.
  • A strong and full commitment to confidentiality.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team.

We are seeking to appoint a:


Training & Development Worker – The BLAST Project – Young men and boys being or at risk of being sexually exploited


The overall aim of is to

  • To establish initiatives and deliver services with young men and boys involved in and/or at risk of being sexually exploited which meet their needs in relation to sexual exploitation their wider well being.


The primary objectives of the post are:

  • To offer information and support to young men and boys being or at risk of being sexually exploited across in a variety of settings, including over the telephone, via the Internet and other media.
  •  To contribute to multi agency networks ensuring that the needs and concerns of young men and boys being or at risk of being sexually exploited are reflected in these fora.
  •  To develop forums, networks and other mechanisms that meet the needs of young men and boys involved in and/or at risk of being sexually exploited.


Salary:  NJC Scale 26 – 28  starting at £23,166 to £24,717  pro rata  for 18.5 hours per week + 5% workplace pension and membership of Simply Health (on completion of probationary period) – contract and salary  is reviewed annually subject to funding. Must be able to work at least one Tuesday every month.


Application packs can be downloaded here


Closing date is: Noon on Friday 30th September 2016


Please note that late applications and CV’s will not be accepted


Interviews will be held on 12th October 2016


We are striving to be an equal opportunities employer, and as such we welcome applications from all sections of the community. (Charity no 1040407).




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