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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.

Please ensure that you read the Guidance Notes when completing your application form.

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.

 

 


 

Housing Support Worker (full time 37 hours per week)
Salary £19,875.26 gross per annum
Beacon Community Accommodation

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!

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, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for applications is: 14 March 2021

  

 

 


Senior Intensive Support 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 support 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, training or volunteering. The role can be challenging at times however the reward of supporting people to achieve their goals outweighs this time after time.

The successful candidate will have, a minimum of one year experience of motivating, supporting and supervising staff, students and volunteers; be an effective communicator with a passion and resilience for working with challenging behaviors, you will also 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 7.30am and 20.00pm 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 service users and helping them develop strategies to keep themselves  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 application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 8 March 2021 (12 noon)

  

 

 


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 support 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, training or volunteering. The role can be challenging at times. However. the reward of supporting people to achieve their goals outweighs 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 7.30am and 20.00pm 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 service users and helping them develop strategies to keep themselves 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 application pack can be downloaded from the links below, alternatively, call 0113 2760616 or email jobs@turninglivesaround.co.uk. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 8 March 2021 (12 noon)

   

 

 


Scheme Manager – Intensive Support Environments
Post: Scheme Manager – Intensive Support Environments
Based: Leeds
Responsible to: TLA Senior Manager
Hours: 37 per week
Salary: £28,994.18

The Beacon service supports clients from multiple disadvantage and is a consortium of three organisations. The Beacon mission is to provide an inspirational service that offers supported, safe and stable accommodation to those in need. Placing clients at the centre of all we do we will empower clients to continue their recovery journey, maintain independent living and secure innovative and long term housing solutions.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the day to day management of the three Intensive Support Environments and to ensure that the service provides focused, short-term housing related support. The ultimate aim of the support is to prepare clients to move into Beacon community accommodation, or to secure their own independent accommodation.

We are looking to recruit a new Scheme Manager who, as part of the Beacon Leadership Team, will ensure that the good work in the ISE’s is maintained, whilst taking the service to the ‘next level’. In 2018 the service laid-out an ambitious vision that will be part of the successful candidate’s role to realise. This entails establishing a psychologically informed service, where there are high levels of support for clients and staff, strong stakeholder partnerships and systematic client involvement.

The successful candidate will be a strong leader with excellent people management skills. They require a minimum of two years’ experience of supporting and supervising staff and of working effectively in conjunction with voluntary and statutory agencies.

For more information about the post prior to submitting an application please speak to the Beacon Senior Manager, Jess Haigh on 07812 965 161.

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

Closing date:  Monday 15th March, 9am
Proposed interview date: Friday 19th March