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Leeds Housing Concern (LHC) is a well-established and respected voluntary sector housing charity that provides a wide range of generic and specialised housing and support services for homeless people. The organisation is committed to working in a supportive enabling way that promotes both social inclusion and service user rights.

All positions are full time (37 hours per week) unless otherwise stated. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced CRB check and a demonstration of the skills in their applications. LHC offers an excellent employment package that includes generous annual leave, good training and development opportunities and a defined contributory pension scheme. LHC is a registered Charity - Registered Charity No. 515300 Company limited by Guarantee No. 1790817 (England). LHC reserves the right to move staff to other sectors of the organisation as and when required to meet organisation requirements. If you are unable to download an application pack then please contact Central Office on 0113 2760616 or email on info@leedshc.org.uk to request a pack to be sent out in post. Application form along with Equality and Diversity form should be returned to the Central Office before 12noon on closing date.

Current Vacancies:

TRUSTEES FOR THE SUPERVISORY BOARD
We are looking for new Trustee Members to join our Supervisory Board. The Supervisory Board gives guidance on the work of the organisation and would involve attending an average of 6 meetings per year.We are looking for individuals who are committed to unpaid voluntary service. For more information click here Interested parties should apply in writing to the Chair of the Organisation: Mr Keith Hearn LHC Unit 4 AshbrookeBusiness Park Parkside Lane Leeds LS11 5SF
COMMUNITY RESETTLEMENT WORKER-WOMEN'S SECTOR

Part time 18.5 hours

Salary: £18,637 per annum pro rata for applicants new to LHC (pro rata salary equates to £9,318.50 per annum

We are looking to appoint a suitably experienced worker to the post of Community Resettlement Worker. The successful candidate will need to provide a flexible, supportive and responsive floating support service to women who are homeless and have a variety of support needs.

Experience of working with women who have a variety of support needs in addition to being homeless, a good understanding of safeguarding practices, excellent communication skills, an ability to work with clients to assess risk and plan for positive outcomes and the ability to respond appropriately to conflict and challenging behaviour are essential to the post.

The successful candidtate will also need to demonstrate an understanding of the wider effects of homlessness and knowledge of the housing provision for homeless people in Leeds.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

To view Job Description for the post please open the attachment called 'Download Application Form' next to this listing.

Please goto downloads sections to download application form and diversity form. Alternatively you can contact our office on 0113 2760616 and request a pack to be sent out in the post.

 

CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2014