People in Action (Yorkshire)

People in Action (Yorkshire) is a thriving Leeds based charity, established in 1983 to benefit people with learning disabilities, difficulties and similar conditions. The charity makes a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and socially isolated; inspiring and empowering people to recognise their potential, fulfil their aspirations and lead safer healthier, better connected lives.

 

The charity provides a range of innovative, inclusive, person centred services which reflect the needs of the people it supports. The activities are wide ranging and include the provision of opportunities for leisure, learning, employment, health, wellbeing and the development of life skills. The range of activities runs from practical courses in employability to social groups that meet in the community to enjoy leisure time together.  Through individual care packages the charity also provides practical one to one support tailored to the needs to the individual.

17 Jan, 2020
£10.33 hourly
People in Action has been working with people with learning disabilities in Leeds since 1983. We have an exciting opportunity for an Group Lead Support Worker to join our wonderful team at People in Action.  The post holder is required to be part of the Changing Lives service in the role of Lead Support Worker for Beehive Club based at Crossgreen Community Centre, Pool Road, Otley. The post holder will support our members to participate and learn life skills in health and wellbeing, independence, sport, social and leisure activities. We are looking for an experienced and approachable individual to join our Beehive Group team.  You will be working closely with a Support Worker and volunteers, the successful candidate will support our members to participate and learn life skills in health and wellbeing, independence, sport, social and leisure activities. It will be important for the candidate to be committed to delivering outcome-based activities with a strong person-centred approach. Benefits of working with us: 6 sessions of holiday (pro rata) Employee Assistance Program (Confidential helpline) Workplace Pension - if eligible Induction Program Competitive salary Paid mandatory training Salary: £10.33 per hour Hours: 4 hours per week - Group Session will run from 6pm - 9pm with an additional hour to be worked flexibly to complete planning and monitoring forms.  Location: Crossgreen Community Centre, Pool Road, Otley To apply, please  download  the Job Description and Application Form below from our website on:  http://peopleinaction.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies/    You can 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 Leigh-Ann Hays, HR Officer to request an application pack or further information on 0113 244 3729. Closing Date: 11:59pm Sunday 2nd February 2020
People in Action (Yorkshire) Crossgreen Community Centre, Pool Road, Otley Part time & Casual