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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 CV’s will not be considered.

We request that wherever possible completed application forms and accompanying documents are emailed back to jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk.  If you do not have access to email 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 short listed, but would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in our organisation.


Navigator
MoJ - Horizons
Salary: Pro rata £19,485.55
The hours are various starting at 20 hours up to full time, Locations Leeds and Wakefield, may be required to cover other locations in West Yorkshire

Horizons is a pilot project funded by the Ministry of Justice to provide housing choices for people leaving prison. The service is being delivered by a partnership consisting of Foundation, Turning Lives Around and The Bridge Project. Its aim is to reduce homelessness amongst people leaving HMP Leeds and who want to resettle in West Yorkshire. Support is given from 12 weeks before a release date to identify suitable housing that will be available on release. Further support and guidance is given to maintain the accommodation whilst living in the community.

The Navigator will be responsible for assisting prisoners inside HMP Leeds to access suitable accommodation on release and to provide ongoing support in the community. The role involves providing support and guidance to access services and interventions for ex-offenders to maintain their own independent accommodation and meet their own aspirations.

Navigators may be supporting people with multiple disadvantage who may display challenging behavioural issues.

An application pack can be downloaded from the links below.  Alternatively, email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk or call 0113 276 0616

Closing date: This advert will remain open until all posts are filled. 

   

 

 


Senior Support Coordinator (Temporary to cover maternity leave up to 1 year)
Hours:  37 hours per week       
Salary: £25,897.50 gross per annum
Location: Sustain Wakefield

Sustain Wakefield provides housing related (floating) support to people who are at risk of homelessness to enable them to keep and maintain their accommodation. We support Service Users to enhance and develop their skills to sustain their own independent accommodation and undertake meaningful occupation such as employment, education and training, peer mentoring, volunteering and peer support.

The Senior Support Coordinator will support and supervise frontline support workers, providing expertise and practical support for staff including service users who present with complex needs.  You will also be required to undertake an assessment role and deliver frontline support when required.  At times you will be required to deputise for the Pathway Coordinator and work effectively with peer Senior Coordinators.

A successful candidate will;

  • Be passionate about working with people to ensure they have the support necessary to aspire to and achieve their fullest potential.
  • Be creative, proactive and have the ability to motivate and support a diverse group of people.
  • Be able to work effectively with voluntary and statutory agencies.
  • Believe change is possible.
  • Work with integrity and respect.
  • Be able to recognise people’s strengths and work to those strengths.
  • Have proven experience of supporting and supervising staff, volunteers, students, peer supporters.

You must have particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and a good understanding of the diverse needs of individuals that you will be working with. Volunteering, peer support and befriending is an integral part of the service and you will be required to ensure all Service users have the opportunity to access this as part of their wider support package.

We are a mindful employer and offer the following benefits: 25 days annual leave, rising to 30 days after 2 years’ plus statutory bank holiday. Stakeholder pension, training and development Programme, bodyline membership.

An application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively, email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk or call 0113 276 0616.  For more information about the post prior to submitting an application please speak to the Pathway Coordinator, Nikeisha Bragger on 01924 764 078.

Closing date for completed application forms is: Monday 6th January 2020.

   


Support Worker - 2 posts
Post 1 - Permanent Position
Post 2-  Temporary 2 year contract to cover secondment
Hours : 30 hours per week
Salary : £16912.50 pro rata per annum
Location : Sustain Wakefield

Sustain Wakefield provides housing related (floating) support to people who are at risk of homelessness to enable them to keep and maintain their housing. We support Service Users to enhance and develop skills to sustain their own independent accommodation and undertake meaningful occupation such as employment, education and training, peer mentoring and peer support.

A successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate about working with people to ensure they have the support necessary to aspire to and achieve their fullest potential.
  • Believe change is possible
  • Work with integrity and respect
  • Be able to recognise people’s strengths and work to those strengths 
  • Have proven experience of planning and delivering support with the people that need the support.

You must have particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and development and implementation of support plans designed to provide meaningful choice and support to service users, ensuring they can obtain and access services to facilitate their move on to independent living.

An application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk or call 0113 276 0616.  For more information about the posts prior to submitting an application please speak to the Pathway Coordinator, Nikeisha Bragger or Senior Support Co-ordinator Caroline Sylvester on 01924 764 078

Closing date for completed application forms is: Monday 6th January 2020. 

    

 

 


 

Housing Support Worker - Carr Beck (23 hours per week)
Fixed term to 3 December 2021
Salary: £19,485.55 (pro rata for part time hours).  Actual salary £12,112.64 per annum

Carr Beck provides accommodation based support for women with issues associated with their alcohol misuse. A flexible, non-judgemental approach and a commitment to working towards the recovery journey of the individual is needed. Experience of working in a hostel setting /or with homeless women would be an advantage.  Experience of working with women who drink is essential, as is the ability to work shifts on a rotational basis.

If you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more please call 0113 2760616 or download Application pack from the links below.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 15 December 2019