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Carecent is looking to recruit a Project Leader

Carecent is a centre providing for people experiencing homelessness or social exclusion and those in need in York City Centre. The centre provides food, clothing and social activities in a friendly and non-judgemental environment, as well as signposting to other services and further support where appropriate.
Carecent is a project run by York Methodist Circuit and is based at Central Methodist Church in York. Volunteers are drawn from across the city and include both those who have links to churches and those who do not.

The Project Leader will be responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the Centre via teams of volunteer staff.

The Project Leader's responsibilities will include:

  • The management, recruitment and training of voluntary staff to ensure a high and consistent level of service.
  • To encourage and maintain good relations with donors and assist in fundraising.
  • To liaise with other agencies and to promote and develop the role of Carecent.
  • The introduction and maintenance of appropriate systems and records, especially in relation to any legal and safeguarding requirements (e.g. food safety, PA testing, GDPR, fire and first aid regulations, risk assessment etc)
  • To attend, and give regular reports to, meetings of the Executive Committee and the AGM of Carecent.

    Hours per week: 21 hours / week
    Salary: £12.60 / hour (£24,240/annum pro rata)

    An application pack can be downloaded from this page.

    Completed applications should be sent to Lois Cross, York Methodist Circuit Hub, Melbourne Terrace Methodist Church, Cemetery Road, York, YO10 5AF

    Closing date for applications: Friday 6th November
    Interviews are expected to take place on Thursday 12th November

    More information about Carecent can be found at

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