Employment & Engagement Worker (West)

  • Job Reference: 00000897-1
  • Date Posted: 13 October 2021
  • Recruiter: GIPSIL
  • Location: Leeds
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £22,183
  • Bonus/Benefits: employee health plan and company pension scheme, cycle to work scheme.
  • Role: Other jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse. GIPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek work at GIPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so.

GIPSIL is a community based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young and vulnerable people at risk in Leeds.

As an organisation we are committed to the following principles in recruitment to ensure we can effectively achieve our aim of providing equal opportunitiesand safer recruitment;

  • We recruit for potential, not perfection
  • We are a values based recruiter
  • We value lived experience as a demonstration of capability for a role
  • We only utilise truly “essential” criteria in recruitment
  • We are committed to safer recruitment practice

When we refer to Values we are talking about our organisational Values, found here.

We are a disability confident employer. 

The main responsibilities of the post include:-

Provision of holistic advice and support to individuals enabling them to maximise their opportunities in respect of employment, education, training and other engagement opportunities under the Engage Leeds Contract.

Development of innovative and creative approaches to the delivery of Employment and Engagement work for the benefit of people we support.

Provision of consultancy support to colleagues in respect of employment and engagement work.

Working effectively with other agencies to maximise Employment and Engagement opportunities across the city. 

To apply for this role please download an application pack from our website Current Vacancies – GIPSIL and email your completed application to hr@gipsil.corg.uk

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Sarah Duffy via email: sarah.duffy@engageleeds.org.uk.

Please note that GIPSIL will not accept CV’s. No agencies. 

Deadline for applications: Monday 8th November 2021 12:00pm (noon)

Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 10th November 2021

Interview Date: Wednesday 17th November 2021