People in Action (Yorkshire)
Salary Rate: £25,000 per annum (pro rata)
Hours: 1.5 days per week
Location: The Old Fire Station, Gipton Approach, Gipton, LS9 6NL
Holidays: 33 days per annum (Inclusive of statutory
and bank holidays, pro rata)
Responsible to: Operations Manager
About People in Action (Yorkshire)
People in Action (Yorkshire) is a thriving Leeds based charity, established in 1983 to benefit people with learning disabilities and autism. 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.
About PIA Presents
PIA Presents is a new project that develops and promotes the talent of people with learning disabilities and autism through the provision of entertainment opportunities. The project will provide a platform for people to demonstrate their skills to the wider Leeds community, allowing opportunities for integration and socialisation. The learning disability and autism friendly environment will give the artists, performers and audiences a safe space to enjoy live music and socialise, that differs from anything else that exists in the city. It will also open up leisure opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism who otherwise may not socialise in the city and/or with the wider community.
Purpose of the post
To develop and showcase the talent of people with learning disabilities and autism the sustainable project will provide:
Key duties and responsibilities
To work alongside the agreed project business plan to achieve the aims and objectives of the project
Personal Support and Development:
This Job Description is not exhaustive. It will be subject to periodic review and may be amended following discussion between the post-holder