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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.

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 references and satisfactory enhanced DBS check

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

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: Wednesday 20th November 2019 at 12 noon.
Proposed interviews date: Thursday 5th December 2019

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 satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check

   


Housing Support Worker - Beacon Community Accommodation
37 hours per week
Salary £19,485.55 per annum

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 to apply.

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.

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

Beacon is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. Beacon 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

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

Closing date for completed application forms is: Friday 22 November 2019. Interviews will be held on  w/c 2 December 2019

 

 


Housing Support Worker - Flagship
Hours:  30½ hours per week
Temporary 6 month contract with possible extension subject to tender outcome
Salary: £16,062.41 pro rata gross per annum
Location:  Leeds

Flagship – working with young people aged from 16 up to 24 years of age. This exciting, busy and challenging service is part of a consortium consisting of three partners, Turning Lives Around, Gipsil and Foundation Housing.

The service provides a pre-tenancy, accommodation and floating housing related support service to a wide range of clients.  There is a flexible work pattern between 8am-5pm Monday to Friday, there is also an ‘out of hours’ on call service, over 7 days where staff have the option to take part.

You must have particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and development and successful 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.

Experience of working with this client group would be an advantage. Ideally we want people to have IAG or Health & Social Care NVQ Level 3.

It is essential that the appointed candidate holds a current full driving licence and has daily access to a car.

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.

To find out more about any of the above roles prior to applying please contact Claire Chapman on 07870 554 321 or Lina Naik on 07812 965 169

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

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 enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: is 12 noon on Tuesday 19 November 2019
Interviews will take place on Monday 2 December 2019

 

 


Intensive Support Worker - Fixed term for 12 months with likely extension 
Based at: Grace Lodge, Beacon Leeds.
Hours: 37 per week over a varying rota pattern
Salary: £19,485.55 (+ enhancements for weekends & bank holidays)

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 in a person centred and restorative way? If so why not apply to Beacon Leeds for the exciting opportunity to join the staff team at Grace Lodge.

We are looking for the following essential skill set in our Support Workers at Grace Lodge;

  • 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).
  • A positive, flexible attitude towards work
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to working with hard to reach and complex needs clients.
  • A basic knowledge of Supported Housing and the needs of homeless people
  • An understanding of and commitment to safeguarding people from abuse and helping them develop strategies to keep their selves safe from risk and harm.
  • Be self motivated and confident and have the ability to build positive relationships quickly.

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 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 Intensive Support Manager, Kelly Parker on 07812 965 165.

Closing date: Friday 12noon, 15 November 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 28 November 2019