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Group Lead Support Worker – Belle Isle Group (Maternity Cover – Starting September)

The successful candidate will be required to lead the Changing Lives Belle Isle Group and plan varied activities for members in line with member preferences. You will be responsible for Safeguarding, Health & Safety, and to liaise with the members, carers, support workers and other partners. You will also be responsible for supervising a team of support workers and volunteers, and maintaining records of the group and submit quarterly monitoring reports.

Salary Rate: £9.19 per hour        

Hours: Tuesdays 4 hours per week (6pm – 9pm group work and 1 additional hour per week for planning etc)

Location: The South Leeds Hub, Belle Isle, LS10 3JA

Deadline: Monday 27th August 2018 

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.


TEAM Play Worker

To assist in the delivery of the Play, Fun, Learn sessions, providing inclusive child-led activities to young people with learning disabilities and difficulties aged 13 – 18 years old. You will be responsible for contributing to the development of activities which meet the outcomes of the project whilst supporting and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the young people during the session. We are looking for a fun, creative and enthusiastic person who has experience of working within a child group setting from diverse backgrounds, with the ability to encourage and engage our members within the group to meet their needs and aspirations. 

Salary Rate: £8.01 per hour        

Hours: Saturdays 10am – 2pm

Location: Crossgates Community Centre

Deadline: Monday 27th August 2018 

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.


Come Dine With Me – Support Worker

To be part of a team that provides health and wellbeing/personal development outcomes for the Come Dine With Me Group, cook simple, healthy meals whilst sharing knowledge of healthy eating and encouraging member’s involvement across the 12 week programme. The successful candidate will work with all members, families, carers, People in Action staff and other parties to support the personal centered outcomes of those who attend the programme, whilst supporting the group lead by promoting self-directed learning, providing guidance to the group and assisting with volunteers.

Salary Rate: £8.01 per hour        

Hours: Wednesdays 6pm – 8pm weekly

Location: Crossgates Community Centre

Deadline: Monday 27th August 2018 

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.


 Count Me In Support Workers

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: £8.01 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.


Outdoor Pursuits Group Lead (Maternity Cover – Mid September Start)

To be part of a team that provides health, wellbeing and personal development courses for adults with learning disabilities, Aspergers and Autism from age 18 at weekly sessions. To research and develop a 12 week Outdoor Pursuits program and work with participants, families, carers, People in Action staff and other parties to support the personal centered outcomes of those who attend the 12 week program. To support and provide guidance to the group assistant and volunteers.

The successful candidate will have experience of developing activities which meet the needs of members and overall outcomes of the project. We are looking for an individual who has knowledge of a person-centred approach, whilst being creative and fun.

Salary Rate: £9.19 per hour        

Day: Sunday                

Hours: 10am – 3pm

Contract: Temporary – To cover Maternity Leave from Mid September 2018 until the post holder returns from maternity leave

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.


Finance Manager

This is an instrumental role within the organisation to develop and manage the Finance function in its entirety on a day to day operational basis. Ensuring excellent governance with record keeping and accounting of the charity to produce accurate and timely reports, whilst supporting the strategic growth of the Charity. The role will be pivotal in implementing and reviewing systems and controls, providing high quality management information and support to the CEO and Board of Trustees.

Although this role does not have line management responsibility the successful candidate will be an important part of the Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Chief Executive.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has an ambition and drive to get the job done to the best of their ability, along with exceptional administrative skills. This will be a busy role, excellent time management, organisational skills and a keen eye for detail are key.

Salary: £30,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 30 – 37.5 hours per week, worked over 4/5 days per week (to be discussed further at interview) 

Application Deadline: 23:59pm on Sunday 26th August 2018 

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 Nichola Verity, CEO on 0113 244 3729 or via email on nichola.verity@peopleinaction.org.uk to discuss the vacancy in more detail.