EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT WORKER – Connecting Opportunities


PATH Yorkshire are recruiting an Employment Support Worker to work on our new Connecting Opportunities project.


Responsible to:             Project Manager – Connecting Opportunities

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

Hours of work:              37 hours per week, Full Time

Base:                             PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Leeds LS7 3PD

Period of contract:        One-year fixed term (renewable), Immediate Start


Job Purpose

To provide Employability Workshops and act as a Job Coach for young and adult participants identified as ready for employment, guiding them on ways to improve their skills for work and provide one-to-one support in exploring volunteering work experience, accessing and sustaining employment.

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 Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.

Job Description:  Employment Worker Job Description

Application FormPATH Employment Application October 2017

To apply, please complete a PATH Employment Application Form.

Completed application forms should be emailed to jessica.thompson@pathyorkshire.co.uk or posted to Jessica Thompson, PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD.

CV submissions will not be considered as an application.

CLOSING: Friday, 27 October 2017, 3 pm.

Late applications will not be considered.

Interviews will be on Friday, 03 November 2017.


PATH Charity Reg: 516786.


Phlebotomist & Clerical Assistant (Training Position)


Training Allowance/Bursary: £12,000 per annum,

Hours: 37 per week

Place: The Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, Pathology Department (Dewsbury District Hospital or Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield)

This profile has been designed to give prospective trainees an outline of some of the potential areas of training.  A personal skills training programme will be drawn up in the consultation with the trainee after induction to build on their personal strengths and address their individual development needs.

The trainee will carry out routine phlebotomy (blood collection) duties as set out in standard operating procedures. These duties will take place within the blood collecting room, on wards and at selected clinics and surgeries as required. The trainee will also be involved in associated clerical duties within the department

The trainee will undertake blood collection as required from patients attending the out patients’ blood collection room and from in-patients. They will also work independently at external clinics, surgeries and health centres as required to collect blood samples.  The trainee will:

  • Provide a high quality and timely blood collection service to all users.
  • Work in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Follow all departmental policies and procedures, including Trust and departmental health and safety procedures.

There is a possibility that trainee may be required to work flexibly between the hours of 8:00 am to 8:30 pm, Monday to Friday on a rota basis.

Application Form

Further details: Phlebotomist PATH Training Profile 

Application form: PATH-Traineeship-Application-Form-2016

STEP Work Placement Vacancies

Volunteer Mentor Training

Train as a Volunteer Talk English Friend

(Mentoring in the Community)

Volunteer Talk English Friends provide informal support to people learning English, helping them to access services and get more involved in the wider community. It is also an opportunity to improve on community outreach and people engagement skills, a good addition to your CV, a chance to be in a flexible volunteering experience, get good references for your next job applications, join for free development training at PATH Yorkshire.

BECOME a COMMUNITY MENTOR and Help Change People’s Lives. 

Free English (ESOL) Classes – Places available

English Classes in different centres across Leeds

for Leeds residents

Free English classes to help Beginners improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in English.

Practice speaking in English while making new friends and getting involved in the community.

Learners must be aged 19 yrs and over, Leeds residents, unemployed (not in paid work) and have been living in UK/England for one year or more.

We run WOMEN ONLY classes at 2 centres and mixed (men and women) classes in many centres. For schedules and available places, call us on 0113 2624600.

Cost: Free 

ONGOING ENROLMENT. Call us on 0113 2624600 or visit our office, PATH Yorkshire, 29 Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD.

Enrolment Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday to Thursday and 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on Friday.

Vacancies from our Partners

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) currently employ over 600 full and part-time staff at different locations in and around York, Hartlepool and London, offering a range of employment opportunities including administrative, care, research, IT, communications, housing and finance staff. They also run an annual Internship programme which is usually advertised in the summer.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES: https://www.jrf.org.uk/jobs


Senior Manager – Land Risk  

Reference: 5R0011

Salary: £50,000 – £70,000 (plus £3,844 London Allowance if applicable)

Grade:  Senior Specialist

Location: Birmingham, Bristol, Bedford, Cambridge, Gateshead, Leeds, London, Manchester, Nottingham or Warrington

Section: Land Risk

Directorate: Risk

Contract: Permanent

Recruiting Manager: Dan Myers

Closing Date: COP, Friday 3 November 2017

Additional Info:

To support the Head of Land Risk and Chief Risk Officer in continuing the development of the Land Risk function within the HCA. The role will include working on a number of ongoing projects; Risk framework development, policy development and input into the approvals process. The candidate will ideally have experience of the property sector and land delivery, coupled with the ability to articulate the risks and challenges this brings.

For more details and to apply, please follow this link.

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