Jobs

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 DBS 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
Senior Housing Support Worker

Location: LHC Flagship

Salary: £24,892.46 gross per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week

We are looking to appoint a full time Senior Worker based at LHC Flagship.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a consortium made up of Leeds Housing Concern, Foundation and Gipsil, who are committed to providing support to vulnerable young people on a pre-tenancy, accommodation basis then support them when they move into their own tenancy in order to provide an individual and more positive experience.

The successful candidate will assist the Scheme Manager in ensuring the effective management of the service within the parameters of the Supporting People contract and will be the service's point of contact and Lead worker in the absence of Scheme Manager.

It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of supervising staff.

Experience Required:

- of working with vulnerable people in a paid capacity
- of supervising staff
- supporting and mentoring staff members & volunteers
- of key working and support planning processes
- of working with a wide range of agencies to ensure positive outcomes.
- of working within organisation safeguarding procedures

To obtain an application form and job pack please go to 'jobs' at www.leedshc.org.uk or email admin@leedshc.org.uk, alternately you can contact Central Office on 0113 2760616 and request a pack to be sent to you.

Leeds Housing Concern (LHC) is fully comminitted to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, young people and adults. LHC will take all reasonable steps to promote safe practice and prtect 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 -Wednesday 5 August 2015

Interview date- Wednesday 12 August 2015