Holbeck Together welcomes new team members

Holbeck Together is delighted to introduce South Leeds to their four new team members who are joining the charity this summer.

Claire Holmes, Operations and Services Officer at Holbeck Together, said:

“The whole team is thrilled to welcome our new colleagues Leanne, Shan, Sue and Nicole to Holbeck Together.

“Over the past year, our community in Holbeck has faced unprecedented challenges with the cost-of-living crisis and we have seen an increased demand for our services and support. With our new team members, we are able to respond to that increased demand so we can continue to be a community anchor of the whole of Holbeck.”

Working in partnership with Better Together and Being You Leeds, (Leeds based projects focused on promoting and improving positive mental health and well-being), Holbeck Together will welcome Leanne as Community Development Worker (Better Together) and Shan as Community Development Worker (Being You Leeds).

Leanne will be working within the Better Together partnership Holbeck Together has with Health For All, St Luke’s Cares, and Asha Neighbourhood Project. She will be setting up new groups and offering support and engagement within the Holbeck Community.

As a Community Development Worker for the Being You project, Shan will provide groups and activities across the city to encourage connection and community, and support positive mental health across Leeds.

Sue joins the team as the new full-time Community Engagement Worker. This community-based role will see Sue working proactively with the community, providing a holistic programme of social activities incorporating health and wellbeing, setting up of new groups and supporting the development of existing ones.

And as part of Holbeck Together’s commitment to the diversity of the community, Holbeck Together is also welcoming Nicole to the team as Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Worker.

Nicole will lead Holbeck Together’s equality, diversity and inclusion action plan, ensuring that we are representative and engaging with everyone across our community in Holbeck.


This post is based on a press release issued by Holbeck Together


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