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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.

Scheme Manager - Intensive Support Environments
Location - Leeds
Hours - 37 hours per week
Salary - £28,425.67

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.

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

Closing date : 6 February 2020
Interview date : 27 February 2020




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 or call 0113 276 0616

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




Office/Finance Assistant
Hours : 37 hours per week
Salary : £17,500
Location : Central Services, Leeds 11

To manage general office duties to ensure company processes run smoothly. To be an integral part of the finance team in the maintenance of the financial records. To assist in the management of the sales ledger of a subsidiary company


  • Central Office receptionist.
  • Answer incoming calls and direct those calls to the appropriate member of staff.
  • Deal with enquiries and problems where possible, and to take messages.
  • Responsible for petty cash reimbursements.
  • Cheque requisitions.
  • Monthly Imprest sheet checks.
  • Preparing stationery orders.
  • Scanning and filing.
  • To be responsible for control of job sheets.
  • The preparation and distribution of sales invoices.
  • To be an integral part of credit control and debtor management.
  • Interacting with the organisations management.
  • Dealing with invoicing queries.
  • Performing other clerical duties, including, but not limited to, mailing and filing.
  • To undertake any other duties commensurate with the post as agreed with the Finance Director.

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

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

Closing Date : 24 January 2020
Interview Date : 6 and 11 Feb 2020



Night Support Worker
Hours : 38.5 (average per week)
location : Beacon Leeds Intensive Support Environments( various sites), based predominantly at Oakdale House Leeds 7
Salary : £17363.50 per annum plus enchancement for weekend working

The main roles and responsibilities for this post will be to ensure the safety and security for clients and premises during the night.  This will include support to clients who require frequent checks due to physical or mental ill-health or risk associated with substance misuse.  The focus of the role will be to address and manage risks to individuals and provide practical support. The role will also include controlling access to buildings, monitoring CCTV systems, dealing with emergencies, carrying out Health & Safety checks, cleaning and reporting or handing over concerns.

You will work within and promote Beacon Leeds safeguarding policies to ensure that clients are safe from harm and must have a flexible and non-judgemental approach to working with people with complex needs. 

This post requires the successful candidate to work 12 hour night shifts on a rota basis that includes working weekends and bank holidays.

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

Closing date : 24 January 2020
Interview date : 3 Feburary 2020