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
Scheme Manager-Men's Sector

Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £27,322.52 gross per annum

As a Scheme Manager, you will be responsible for inculcating a culture based on respect and dignity for our clients, providing supervision and clear management to a team of seven staff.
You will also oversee the development and implementation of support plans designed to provide meaningful choice and support to service users, so that they can obtain and access services to help them move on to independent living.
You will be able to demonstrate experience in managing and developing staff, alongside leadership abilities and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. you should also have a minimum of 2 years' management experience within supported housing. A qualification in housing, social care or management is desirable.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

LHC is a company limited by guarantee No. 1790817(England) and a registered charity (No. 515300)

To view Job Description for the post please open the attachment called Job Description and Employee Specification' next to this listing.

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

 

Closing Date : 10 June 2015
Interview Date: 18th or 19th June 2015

 

Scheme Manager-Seacole

 

Hours:20 hours per week
Salary: £27,322.52 pro rata gross per annum(actual £14,768.92)

As a Scheme Manager, you will be responsible for embedding and maintaining a culture based on respect and dignity for our young people, providing supervision and clear management to a team of four staff.

You will oversee the day to day management of Seacole, having particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and development and 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.

You will be able to demonstrate experience in managing and developing staff, alongside leadership abilities and excellenet communication and interpersonal skills. you should also have a minumim of 2 years' management experience and experience of working with young people. A relevant academic or vocational qualificatoin is desirable.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

LHC is a company limited by guarantee No. 1790817(England) and a registered charity (No. 515300)

To view Job Description for the post please open the attachment called 'Job Description & Employee Specification' next to this listing.

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

 

Closing Date : 10 June 2015
Interview Date: 18th or 19th June 2015

 

Housing Support Worker-Seacole Direct Access & Longer Term Support

Hours: 22 hours
Salary: £18,637 pro rata gross per annum ( actual £11,081.45)

Providing time limited support to young people in Emergency/24 hour accommodatoin. Reporting to the Scheme Manager, you will be involved in the day to day management of Seacole, having particular regard to Safeguarding, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and development and 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 independten living.
You will be able to demonstrate an ability to work creatibely with young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour in a way that encourages active engagement and promotes independence.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS check.

LHC is a company limited by guarantee No. 1790817(England) and a registered charity (No. 515300)

To view Job Description for the post please open the attachment called 'Job Description & Employee Specification' next to this listing.

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

 

Closing Date : 10 June 2015
Interview Date: 18th or 19th June 2015