National LGBT Anti‐Bullying Project Coordinator

This home‐based post will continue overall project management and partner coordination for our National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Anti‐Bullying Consortium, funded by the Government Equalities Office, as it enters into its delivery phase. 

This unique project adopts a national coordination with local delivery approach to tackle and prevent homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying through training of school staff.

Whilst this role is home‐based there will be travel across England involved.

A full Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

About the Project

LGBT Consortium is delighted to be coordinating one of the 6 successful projects for the Government Equalities Office Anti-Homophobic, Biphobic and Transphobic Bullying Programme, which will run until March 2018.

Our project draws together 12 of our Member organisations to deliver an innovative project across diverse geographical and thematic areas, with work concentrating on the following areas:

  • Providing a range of training, skills and knowledge development to 270 schools across England to improve how schools tackle HBT bullying issues
  • Implementation of an innovative LGBT Bullying Support Line for schools staff needing information and guidance on specific LGBT bullying issues
  • Developing partnerships between schools, LGBT organisations and other appropriate LGBT support services to provide better outcomes for young LGBT people
  • Linking in with other GEO and DFE funded projects to ensure greatest impact and to reduce duplication 

Our Delivery Partners on this project are:

  • LGBTQ Youth Cornwall
  • Proud2Be CIC
  • 2BU Somerset
  • Space Youth Project
  • METRO
  • ELOP
  • Free 2B Alliance
  • Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre
  • North East LGBT Federation
  • Yorkshire MESMAC
  • Mermaids
  • Schools Out UK

We also have Advisory Partners for the project who will provide specialist knowledge for both our partners and the schools we work with.

LGBT Consortium provides all project management and coordination, grant accountability and partnership development responsibilities throughout the project.

Application for this post will be by CV and covering letter. Please ensure that your covering letter addresses they key points of the person specification (download at the bottom of the page) 

CVs and Covering Letters must be received by midday on Thursday 26th October

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 31st October venue TBC, possibly London or via video conference. 

For further information about the project please contact Vicky Worthington on: vicky.worthington@lgbtconsortium.org.uk

Based in: 
Home based* but travel required across England
United Kingdom
Job type: 
Contract
Hours: 
Part time
Salary: 
£24,964 per annum, pro rata
Apply by: 
Thursday, October 26. 2017 - 12:00

 

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