Job Vacancies

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 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.

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


TLA Trustee 

TLA is recruiting Trustees, hoping to increase diversity amongst our Board Members, so our Board can reflect our multicultural workforce and clients. We are looking for people who will support us in continuing to develop the organisation in line with our strategy. This is a voluntary role, but TLA will remunerate expenses inline with our expense policy. Please open the Trustee Spec link in order to find out more about the role.

 

 


Intensive Support Worker
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £19,875.26 per annum
Location: Intensive Support Environments

Do you want to work with people who have been homeless and have complex needs in a team that’s committed to working with men or women in a person centred and restorative way? If so why not apply to Beacon Leeds for the exciting opportunity to join the staff team.

Beacon Leeds provides Intensive Supported Housing in three communal environments and a variety of single and shared community accommodation throughout the city. We work with and support clients to maximise their potential by helping them enhance and develop skills that will ultimately help them maintain their own independent tenancies and undertake meaningful occupation such as employment, education and training or volunteering. The role can be challenging at times however the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals outweigh this time after time.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience, be an effective communicator with a passion and resilience for working with challenging behaviours.  What's essential is that you love what you do.  We want you to enjoy coming to work every day and to care about your job, your colleagues and our service users

You should also have the ability to work a rota that includes working shifts between the hours of 7am and 8pm on week days, week-ends and bank holidays. (Enhancements are paid for working weekends and bank holidays).

You will be able to demonstrate a positive, flexible attitude towards work; Be self-motivated and confident and have the ability to build positive relationships quickly

In addition you will have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding people from abuse and helping them develop strategies to keep their selves safe from risk and harm.

If you think you can do a remarkable job for us, then we'd love to hear from you

An information pack can be downloaded from the links below alternatively, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for completed application forms is: Friday 27th November  2020

     

 



Support Worker - Seacole Emergency Access & Longer Term Support, part of Our Way Leeds (OWL)
Part time (22 hours)
Salary £19,875.26 pro rata per annum

From 1st July 2020 a new consortium commences in Leeds relating to Young People’s Service.  Turning Lives Around is part of a consortium with Gipsil, Foundation and Vision Housing called Our Way Leeds.

Our Way Leeds is a housing and support service based in Leeds for young people aged between 16 and 25 years old offering support to develop and live independently.  The Housing Support Worker role in an integral member of the Emergency Support Team at Seacole.

You will be responsible of 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 service users, 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 between 7.30am and 8pm 7 days a week over 365 days per year 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.

If you have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a programme of continuous training and development.

An information pack can be downloaded from the links below alternatively, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for completed application forms is: Friday 27th November  2020

   

 

 



Senior ISE Worker
Hours:  37 hours per week
Salary: £26,415.45 per annum

Location: Intensive Support Environments

Do you want to work with people who have been homeless and have complex needs in a team that’s committed to working with men or women in a person centred and restorative way? If so why not apply to Beacon Leeds for the exciting opportunity to join the staff team.

Beacon Leeds provides Intensive Supported Housing in three communal environments and a variety of single and shared community accommodation throughout the city. We work with and support clients to maximise their potential by helping them enhance and develop skills that will ultimately help them maintain their own independent tenancies and undertake meaningful occupation such as employment, education and training or volunteering. The role can be challenging at times however the rewards of supporting people to achieve their goals outweigh this time after time.

The successful candidate will have,a minimum of one years experience of motivating, supporting and supervising staff, students and volunteers; be an effective communicator with a passion and resilience for working with challenging behavioursYou will alsio be experienced  in key working, risk management and support planning processes . A working knowledge of housing management e.g. familiarity with Housing Benefit issues, voids management, tenancy agreements, re-housing processes) is also essential.

You should also have the ability to work a rota that includes working shifts between the hours of 7am and 9pm on week days, week-ends and bank holidays. (Enhancements are paid for working weekends and bank holidays).

You will be able to demonstrate a positive, flexible attitude towards work; Be self-motivated and confident and have the ability to build positive relationships quickly

In addition you will have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding people from abuse and helping them develop strategies to keep their selves safe from risk and harm.

What's really important is that you love what you do.  We want you to enjoy coming to work every day and to care about your job, your colleagues and our service users. 

If you think you can do a remarkable job for us, then we'd love to hear from you

An information pack can be downloaded from the links below alternatively, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for completed application forms is: Friday 27th November  2020