PATH Yorkshire JOB VACANCIES 

We are now recruiting for additional staff due to increasing number of clients. 

Project Keyworker 

Salary:                           £22,952 per year, pro rata (plus 5% pension contribution)

Hours of work:             22.2 hours per week, Part-time  (Working 3 days weekly on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Period of contract:      Fixed Term Contract, Immediate Start until 30 June 2019 (Possibility of renewal is based on funding and performance)

Job Purpose

To deliver on PATH Connecting Opportunities targets and outcomes by recruiting and supporting project beneficiaries, to enable them to progress into work, further training, self-employment, improve their ESOL level, volunteering and achieve qualifications. Successful candidate must have an excellent organisational skill with experience in maintaining accurate files and producing timely reports.

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Ten organisations that specialise in working with migrants are offering tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training across West Yorkshire and part of North Yorkshire (Craven, Harrogate, Selby and York). The project is also creating new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for employers to provide work placements to help people get a foothold in the job market.

Connecting Opportunities is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

PATH Yorkshire is a registered charity no. 516786.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: Project Keyworker Nov 2018

PATH APPLICATION FORM: PATH Application Form Nov 2018

How to Apply: Please complete the PATH Application Form above and email to Jessica.thompson@pathyorkshire.co.uk

CLOSING: Monday, 26 November 2018, 10 am 

Late applications and CV will not be considered.

Interviews will be on Thursday, 29 November 2018 between 10 am – 1 pm.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY. 

Employment Support Worker 

Salary:                           £22,952 per year, pro rata (plus 5% pension contribution)

Hours of work:             22.2 hours per week, Part-time  (Working 3 days weekly on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Period of contract:      Fixed Term Contract, Immediate Start until 30 June 2019 (Possibility of renewal is based on funding and performance)

Job Purpose

To provide employability support for unemployed migrants to develop their skills and enhance their work chances. The Employment Support Worker will guide and support applicants in their job search and job applications. Successful candidate must have a strong background of helping migrants gain employment in the UK.

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Ten organisations that specialise in working with migrants are offering tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training across West Yorkshire and part of North Yorkshire (Craven, Harrogate, Selby and York). The project is also creating new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for employers to provide work placements to help people get a foothold in the job market.

Connecting Opportunities is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

PATH Yorkshire is a registered charity no. 516786.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION: Employment Support Worker Nov 2018

PATH APPLICATION FORM: PATH Application Form Nov 2018

How to Apply: Please complete the PATH Application Form above and email to Jessica.thompson@pathyorkshire.co.uk

CLOSING: Monday, 26 November 2018, 10 am 

Late applications and CV will not be considered.

Interviews will be on Thursday, 29 November 2018 between 10 am – 1 pm.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY.

STEP Work Placement Vacancies

6 month paid placements for Leeds residents aged 25+ who have been unemployed for one year or more

Salary: £7.83 per hour

25 years old and over Leeds residents without paid work for 12 months or more. Have right to work in UK and able to access public funds. Never been on a STEP programme and currently not in education or training.

About the STEP Project by PATH Yorkshire:

As part of the Skills Training Employment Pathways (STEP) project, PATH Yorkshire is offering unique opportunities for long term unemployed Leeds residents, age 25 and over to develop their skills and gain work experience. We have 6 month paid work placements available in various charities across Leeds. We also offer one-to-one support and training throughout the placement. Click the job descriptions to find out more about the placements.

How to Apply: 

Email the following to step@pathyorkshire.co.uk 

  1. Applicant’s CV
  2. Supporting Statement with Job Title you’re applying for
  3. Declaration Form (Form: Eligibility-Check-and-Application-declaration-form )

STEP Vacancies will be closed as soon as we receive enough applications.

Vacancies from our Partners

SCRIPT EDITOR – Silverprint Pictures

Details: Script Editor Silverprint Pictures 

 

ADMIN ASSISTANT

Details: Alpha Shindara Job Description

 

Leeds Trinity has a lot to be proud of – we’re in sixth place nationally for our teaching quality and the top University in Yorkshire for student satisfaction and employability.  We’re looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our team and be part of our ongoing success story. 

Applications are invited for the following roles:

IT PROJECT MANAGER AND BUSINESS ANALYST

Salary in the range £33,199 to £39,609 per annum.

Leeds Trinity University is making significant investments in its IT systems as part of an exciting programme of change for the University and we are looking to appoint an IT Project Manager and Business Analyst to be part of the team.

The successful candidate will work with the Head of IT Services and infrastructure specialists within the IT Services Team to provide project management to ensure the portfolio of IT projects carried out at the University are completed successfully.  This will include engaging with stakeholders both inside and outside of IT Services, developing and completing project governance documentation, managing project risks, chairing project board meetings, managing project budgets as well as continuing to improve the University’s programme and project management tools and methodologies.

The postholder will also provide a Business Analysis function for departments across the University to ensure that processes and systems are captured, analysed and reviewed during procurement projects for new corporate systems, and to ensure that existing systems are providing the maximum possible benefits to the University.  This will be achieved through supporting staff in the development of business cases, running workshops to define functional and non-functional requirement and ensuring that these requirements are understood by suppliers, working with IT Services stakeholders to research, identify and evaluate technology solutions.

Applicants must have experience of managing multiple cross-organisational change projects across the full project lifecycle and leading multi-skilled project teams, experience of engaging with project stakeholders to embed system and process change, successful delivery of corporate systems projects.  Experience of managing projects in a Higher Education environment and a professional qualification in Project Management and/or Business Analysis would be advantageous. Hours of work will be 35 hours per week, normally 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, with some evening and weekend work required.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.  We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available.  Our Juice health and wellbeing platform provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26th November 2018 

Interviews for this post are expected to be held on 17th December 2018

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk

or call 0113 283 7130.

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.    

PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENTS MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER)

Salary circa £33k per annum

A small university with a big reputation, Leeds Trinity University is in its strongest position ever, thanks to a distinctive offer that puts students at the heart of everything and our excellent track record of producing highly employable graduates.

Leeds Trinity was one of the first universities to include compulsory professional work placements with every degree, and now works closely with over 2000 businesses across all sectors, regionally and nationally, who offer our students unpaid placements relevant to their degrees.  With over 1200 placements a year and on-going support with employability skills, 95% of our graduates are now employed or in further study within six months after graduating (HESA 2015).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated manager to be responsible for our Professional Placements Team within the wider Partnerships & Placements Department. The postholder will be required to manage our volunteering and undergraduate work placement service to ensure high quality placement experiences for our students, develop links with employers to expand work experience opportunities and keep abreast of changes in industry and employer expectations to improve student employability.

The successful candidate will have a track record of managing and supervising staff combined with the ability to lead and motivate the team.  S/he will have the skills to liaise effectively with employers building mutually beneficial relationships along the way, be resilient, resourceful and have a clear focus on the needs of our students.  This post also requires someone with excellent organisational, project management, administrative, time management and IT skills.

Hours of work will be 35 hours per week by arrangement with the Head of Partnerships & Placements

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.  We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available.  Our Juice health and wellbeing platform provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 23RD November 2018

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 5th December 2018 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jess Sewter, Head of Partnerships, Placement and Employment j.sewter@leedstrinity.ac.uk 

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk

or call 0113 283 7130. 

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.

BUILDING SURVEYOR

Salary in the range £33,199 to £35,211 per annum.

Leeds Trinity has been investing heavily in its campus with a number of large-scale ongoing projects to improve the estate and facilities for the benefit of both students and staff, which has now opened up a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.  These include newly built halls of residence which opened in September 2016 and extension and improvement of the on-site learning centre which opened in September 2017.  In addition to this, there are further proposed redevelopment projects scheduled over the next few years. 

This role will play a pivotal part in campus management and development, therefore we are seeking an accomplished pro-active professional with a proven track record in construction projects, dealing with contract design, management and administration to assist in the daily business and future high profile projects.  The post holder will be required to work within our existing estates and facilities team, and their duties will include, but shall not be limited to:

  • Specification Writing
  • Detailed AutoCAD Drawing
  • Contract Procurement/Administration
  • Contract Management
  • Undertake Building Surveys e.g. Building Dilapidation, Whole Life Cycle Costings.

In addition to the above the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the procurement and efficient management of estates works and services relating to their position and to the operation, maintenance and development of the estate.  They will also be required to assist with monitoring of budgets and ensuring that all operations and development activities are provided at optimum cost effectiveness.

Candidates should possess the relevant qualifications/experience in line with the person specification, along with membership of relevant institutions in a property/built environment related discipline.  Experience of working within a large professional estates and property team, delivering the full breadth of estates services is essential, along with the proven ability to specify, manage and administer small to large scale estates projects.  Experience of the Higher and Further Education sector would be advantageous.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 23rd November 2018

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 12th December 2018

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Mark Raynor, Head of Service – Hard Facilities Management

M.Raynor@leedstrinity.ac.uk

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk

or call 0113 283 7130.

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.

CASUAL IT HELP DESK ANALYST

Rate of pay £10.81 per hour plus £1.62 per hour holiday pay for each hour worked.

We are looking to appoint a pool of casual staff to join our thriving IT Services department at an exciting time in the development and expansion of IT provision at the University.

Postholders will provide a customer-focussed Helpdesk service for users of IT facilities across the campus.  This will include providing 1st line support to users requiring assistance with the University’s IT systems and our Skype for Business based phone system.  They will also undertake routine network user account administration duties in relation to the University Network and our Virtual Learning Environment.

Applicants should have relevant customer service experience together with experience of providing 1st line support on an IT Helpdesk.  Excellent interpersonal, communication and IT skills, a broad understanding of IT systems in a corporate or educational environment and the ability to guide others in the use of a range of IT applications, including Microsoft Office, are all essential requirements of this position.

Hours of work will be as directed by the IT Services Team Leader and will be allocated on a casual basis and in accordance with the requirements of the department by mutual agreement. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 23rd November 2018

Further details and the online application are available at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/jobs

If you have any queries about the application process, please email jobs@leedstrinity.ac.uk

or call 0113 283 7130.

Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.

PATH Yorkshire Chairperson

PATH Yorkshire is looking for a CHAIR to lead the charity in its mission to support BAME individuals and underrepresented groups reach their full potential in the world of work. Our vision is to “create better chances, better opportunities and better futures”. The organisation has just completed a strategic review and is starting a new and exciting phase.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Chair of PATH Yorkshire

Duties of the Chair include the following:

  • Providing leadership to the organisation and the Board by ensuring that everyone remains focused on the delivery of the organisation’s charitable purposes to provide greater public benefit.
  • Chairing and facilitating Board meetings.
  • Ensuring that there are strong and effective relationships between the Board and the Staff.
  • Checking that decisions taken at meetings are implemented.
  • Representing the organisation at functions and meetings, where required.
  • Act as a spokesperson for the charity where appropriate.
  • Bringing impartiality and objectivity to decision-making.
  • Undertake an annual review of the Board in terms of effectiveness and representation, ensuring that the Board have the range of skills necessary to support the growth and success of the business.
  • Meet with the Chief Executive on a regular basis, at least once a month.
  • Liaising with the Chief Executive to keep an overview of the organisation’s affairs and to provide support as appropriate.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The chair should have the following qualities, abilities and experience:

  • Leadership skills
  • Experience in organisational and people management
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of committee work
  • Planning and Implementation skills and experience
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Impartiality, fairness and the ability to respect confidences
  • Able to attend and lead the Quarterly Board Meetings
  • Able to meet and support the Chief Executive at least once a month

To apply, please submit your CV and Personal Statement to Jessica.thompson@pathyorkshire.co.uk

Personal Statements should not be more than 2 sides of A4 sheet.

An informal discussion may be arranged with the current Chair or with the CEO, please email your request with your contact details to Jessica.thompson@pathyorkshire.co.uk

Board of Trustees Vacancies

BOARD OF TRUSTEES VACANCIES

We are seeking additional Independent Board members to join the Board of PATH.

PATH Yorkshire is a registered charity and one of the leading positive action training organisations in the country, working in partnership with academic, business, statutory, public, private and voluntary sectors. PATH seeks to address under representation in the labour market and to promote inclusion for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and other disadvantaged communities in Leeds and the Yorkshire region.

Our Board members are appointed for a term of 3 years, which may be extended for a further 3 year period. The Board meets in the early evening at least four times a year, together with an away day and Board sub group meetings amounting to a minimum commitment of 9 times a year. Although the trustee positions are voluntary, authorised out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

The organisation has just completed a strategic review and is starting a new and exciting phase. This is therefore an ideal time for additional Board members to contribute to the future of a voluntary sector organisation with over 30 year’s proven experience of reducing inequalities in employment, education and training participation levels for disadvantaged groups.

We are particularly looking for Board members who can add to the experience and knowledge of the existing board in relation to: marketing, finance and employment and training sector knowledge.  However we would also welcome a conversation with you if you have other skills that you feel would be useful on the Board, and are keen to join us

PATH values diversity and encourages applicants from all sectors of the community.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your reasons for wanting to become a PATH Board member to Daniel Mundet on daniel.mundet@pathyorkshire.co.uk or by post to PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD. Please mark the envelope or the e-mail heading “Trustee Application”.

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