VACANCY: Prevent Programme Officer (Leicester)


Location:  Leicester (On-site)


£20,545 per year pro rata (£35,020 full-time equivalent)


Part-time, Fixed-term until 31st March 2023, 22 hrs pw


Prevent is part of CONTEST, the Government's counter-terrorism strategy.   The aim of Prevent is to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism by tackling the causes of radicalisation and responding to the ideological challenge of terrorism, safeguarding and supporting those most at risk of radicalisation through early intervention.


The Prevent Programme Officer (PPO) will work under the supervision of the Leicester Prevent Co-ordinator and be line-managed by the Deputy Director.  The PPO will have a good understanding of the Government's counter-terrorism and related strategies and the current Prevent strategy and its development.


The role demands a competent organiser who can prioritise their workload, manage competing tasks, provide excellent customer service support and oversee projects to ensure their effective delivery, performance, monitoring and evaluation.  Research skills are important and having an open attitude to working with various voluntary/community sector organisations is required.  The PPO must have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively under pressure.


We offer a warm working environment with encouragement to develop.


Please see the full job description & person specification.


Apply via the application form.    


The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 24th June 2022.


Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 13th July 2022.