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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.

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.

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  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.

MoJ - Horizons
Salary: Pro rata £19,485.55
The hours are various starting at 20 hours up to full time,
ocations 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 or call 0113 276 0616

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



Housing Support Worker - Seacole; Emergency Access & Six Months Support
Hours - Part time (22 hours);
Temporary 6 months contact with possible extension and could become full time
Salary  –  £11586.00 per annum
Location - Leeds

Providing time limited support to young people with varying and multiple needs, in a supportive, healthy and safe environment as part of Emergency 24 hour accommodation. 

Reporting to the Scheme Manager, you will  be involved in  the day to day management of Seacole, having particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and  development and implementation of support plans designed to provide meaningful choice and support to clients, ensuring they can obtain and access services to facilitate their  move on to independent living.

You will be able to work on a rota system including some lone working, demonstrate an ability to work creatively with young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour in a way that encourages active engagement and promotes independence.

An NVQ Level 3 qualification in one of the following IAG or Housing, Health & Social Care or equivalent is desirable.  If the successful applicant does not hold one of these qualifications they must be prepared to work towards a nominated NVQ level 3 within their first 18 months of employment.

To find out more about the above role prior to applying please contact Scheme Manager at Seacole  on 0113 293 0254.

An application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively email or call 0113 276 0616.

Closing date for applications : 5pm on 28th February 2020
Interviews will take place on : 10th March 2020



Beacon Community Accommodation Support Worker
Hours: 37 hrs per week
Location : Leeds

Want to make a difference? Want to work in a great team? We have the role for you supporting people with complex needs. You will provide flexible, focused and short term housing related support to clients with a wide range of support needs with the aim of them achieving their own accommodation.

If you:

  • Can successfully engage and support people.
  • Have knowledge of housing management
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a positive, flexible attitude towards work
  • Have enthusiasm and commitment to working with hard to reach and complex needs clients.
  • Have a basic knowledge of Supported Housing and the needs of homeless people
  • Can demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding people from abuse and helping them develop strategies to keep their selves safe from risk and harm.
  • Are self-motivated and confident and have the ability to build positive relationships quickly.

 This role could be yours!

Part time hours will be considered.
Previous applicants need not apply

To find out more about the role prior to applying please contact Scheme Manager, Matthew Newman on 0113 277 7227 or 07812 965 168.

An application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively email or call 0113 276 0616.

Closing date for applications : 12 noon on 6th March 2020
Interviews will take place w/c 9th March 2020