Turning Lives Around (TLA) is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. TLA will take all reasonable steps to promote safe practice and protect children, young people and adults from harm, abuse and exploitation.

Any appointment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.



Please note: CVs will not be considered.

Turning Lives Around does not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies, and we reserve the right to contact candidates directly without paying agency fees.

We request that wherever possible completed application forms and accompanying documents are forwarded to jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk

If you do not have access to an email account please return to:

Turning Lives Around
4 Ashbrooke Business Park
Parkside Lane
Leeds LS11 5SF

We regret that we are unable to reply individually to candidates who are not shortlisted but would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in our organisation.

Interview: Please note that due to current circumstances related to the coronavirus outbreak, the recruitment and selection process may involve video conferencing interview methods.


Job Title : Chief Executive Officer
Salary : £70,000-£75,000 per year
Hours : 37 hours per week
Job Type : Permanent
Work Location - Leeds LS11 5SF

Turning Lives Around (TLA) is a leading third sector organisation within the West Yorkshire area. Its vision is to ensure everyone has the opportunity to access housing and support services necessary to aspire to and achieve their fullest potential. TLA understands that we can only deliver excellence to the people we serve if the colleagues we recruit share our values, are happy, empowered, supported to reach their potential and trusted to lead.

Following 27 years in the post our current CEO has decided to retire and we are now looking to recruit a highly experienced, inspirational and motivated Chief Executive, to lead TLA to achieve its strategic plan objectives and become a Registered Provider.

You will be required to provide strategic and generous leadership for the organisation, demonstrating significant expertise in inclusion and diversity and to champion our work locally and nationally to reduce homelessness in Society for those with complex needs.

You will have:-

  • Proven track record of strategic leadership within a charity or similar setting at a senior management level.
  • Outstanding leadership skills, including being an authentic and values-led leader
  • Excellent negotiating, analytical and organisational skills.
  • Experience of working with and reporting at Board level.
  • Outstanding relationship building ability and understanding of the power of partnerships.
  • Evidence of management of significant financial and other resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

TLA is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within TLA.

Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you. This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

No agencies please.

For an informal discussion with the current role holder, or further information regarding the post or organisation, please contact Megan Williams on mwilliams@turninglivesaround.co.uk; 0113 276 0616 or 078420320760 to organise a mutually convenient time.

Completed applications should be returned no later than Friday 10th June 2022


Job Title: TLA Trustee

Job Title: Scheme Manager - Housing first and Carrbeck
Salary: £30,461.28
Hours: 37 hours per week
Work Location : Leeds

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd May 2022
Provisional interview date: TBC


Job Title : ISE Worker- Beacon Services (X3)
Salary: £20,880.95 per year
Hours : 37 hours per week
Work Location: Oakdale House(1 post); Francis House (2 Posts)

Closing date for applications: Applications will be considered until role is filled.
Provisional interview date: TBC


Job Title : Housing Support Worker
Salary: £20,880.95 per year
Hours : 37 hours per week
Location: North Leeds(1 post); South Leeds (1 Posts)

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd May 2022
Provisional interview date: TBC


Job Title: Part time ISE Worker - Beacon Services (X2)
Salary : £10,440.48
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Work Location: Leeds

Closing date for applications: Applications will be considered until role is filled.
Provisional interview date: TBC


Job Title : Human Resources (HR)/Senior Manager
Salary : Pro rata £35,756 actual £28,991
Hours : 30 hours per week
Work Location : Central Office

Closing date for applications: Applications will be considered until role is filled.
Provisional interview date: TBC

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