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Registered Manager 

People in Action has been working with people with learning disabilities in Leeds since 1983. We are in the process of registering with the Care Quality Commission as part of our development plans to reach more people across the city. To achieve this we are recruiting an experienced Registered Manager who currently holds, or is working towards a Level 5 Diploma – Leadership & Management in Adult Care or equivalent.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team, who has the ambition and drive to get the job done to the best of their ability, along with exceptional administrative skills. The successful candidate will lead and manage the whole Count Me In Service, ensuring the delivery of outcome focused, personalised support for the members, which empowers them to meet their needs and fulfil their aspirations.

This will be a busy role; excellent time management, organisational skills and a keen eye for detail are key.

This post is a full time position working between Monday and Friday, with a requirement to cover on call every 9 weeks approximately. The annual salary is £30,900 plus on call allowance.

The post is based at The Old Fire Station, Gipton however there is an expectation of travel during work time in Leeds and surrounding areas.

To apply, please download the Job Description and Application Form below:
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and return the form via email to leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk or post/drop the form into our office at The Old Fire Station. Alternatively, you can contact our HR Officer to request an application pack on leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk.

For any information on the role please contact Dean Carroll, Operations Manager or Rachel Koivunen, Chief Executive on 0113 2443729.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 8th November 2019

First Stage Interviews will be held on Thursday 21st November and Friday 22nd November 2019.


TEAM Youth Group Support Worker

People in Action has been working with people with learning disabilities in Leeds since 1983. We have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for one new member of staff within our TEAM Youth Group which is located in Crossgates.

The role will be to provide inclusive youth led activities to young people with learning disabilities, including Autism and Aspergers aged 13 – 18 years old. The responsibility of the support worker will be to assist the lead in delivering the TEAM youth sessions.

We are looking for an experienced, reliable, creative and energetic person who has experience of working with children and young people with a learning disability, Autism and complex needs.

The sessions run on Saturdays between 10am and 2pm, working over 40 weeks per year. Please note this is not a term time position. The rate of pay for a Group Support Worker is £9 per hour. This is a fixed term contract up to December 2020 and will be reviewed in line the grant funding.

To apply, please download the Job Description and Application Form below:
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and return the form via email to leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk or post/drop the form into our office at The Old Fire Station.

You can also request an application pack or request further information on the role by contacting Leigh-Ann Hays on 0113 2443729 or via email on leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: 5pm Thursday 31st October 2019


Support Workers – Count Me In One to One Service

To provide one to one support that is tailored to meet the individual needs of the Member and fulfill their personal goals.  To support our Members who have mild, moderate to complex needs and/or challenging behaviour, with learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s and mental health difficulties. The Support Worker will support the Members to access services or activities of their choice.  This will require a flexible and imaginative approach to fulfilling the choices requiring building up of knowledge and contacts within local services.       
Salary Rate: £9.00 per hour        

Hours: Various
Location: Various locations in and around Leeds
To apply, please download the Job Description and Application Form below:
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and return the form via email to leigh-ann.hays@peopleinaction.org.uk or post/drop the form into our office at The Old Fire Station.


 Fundraising Trustee

People in Action are looking for a committed experienced person, to join the Board of Trustees. We are looking for someone with experience of fundraising, to help identify new opportunities, build strong relationships with potential funders in the locality, oversee our funding strategy and take the lead on the Board for fundraising activities.  
The Board of Trustees sets the vision, the strategic direction, and management of the charity. It is responsible for overall governance which includes being guardians of the charity’s assets, overseeing operational effectiveness, funding, finance, and human resources. All trustees are unpaid. The Board meets every two months, usually on Mondays between 6pm – 8pm.
Location: Gipton, Leeds
Job Type: Voluntary
Role: Fundraising Trustee

If you are interested in the above role, please contact Rachel Koivunen, CEO on 0113 244 3729 or via email on rachel.koivunen@peopleinaction.org.uk to discuss the vacancy in more detail.