Better Futures

Trainee Youth Justice Worker

A paid work placement with training for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic  (BAME) communities in Leeds, to address BAME under-representation and disadvantages in the labour market.

Under the BETTER FUTURES programme of PATH Yorkshire.

Training Allowance: £12,500 per annum, paid monthly pro rata. 

Work placement is up to 12 months, (subject to period reviews), with Leeds Youth Justice Service, Leeds City Council.

Full Details: Leeds YJS Oct 20

To apply:  Complete PATH Yorkshire’s  Better Futures Application Form and email to info@pathyorkshire.co.uk

Download the PATH Yorkshire’s Better Future Application Form –  Better Futures Application Form

CVs and late applications will not be considered.

Due to the high volume of applications we received for the Better Futures Programme, we will not be able to provide individual feedback of unsuccessful applications.

CLOSING: Friday, 09 October 2020, 4 pm

Job Vacancies from our Partners

At Leeds Trinity University, we aspire to make a difference to the people, the professions and the places that we serve, and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our University community. 

We are ranked in the top 15 universities in the UK for teaching quality and student experience and 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months.

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.

Applications are invited for the following post:

PAYROLL AND PENSIONS ADMINISTRATOR

Salary in the range £22,417 to £26,715 per annum

We are recruiting for an accomplished Payroll & Pensions Administrator to join our team, in a stand-alone role, to ensure the delivery of an accurate, efficient and effective end-to-end Payroll & Pension administration service.  The postholder will be responsible for ensuring best practice in financial reconciliation and show integrity and compliance with the requirements of HMRC, Pensions, GDPR and other relevant bodies/legislation.

The successful candidate will provide an expert Payroll & Pensions service, ensuring employees are paid on time and in line with prevailing legislation. The department is responsible for two monthly payrolls, using Midland HR’s ‘itrent’ HR & Payroll System and runs two pension schemes, LGPS (Local Government Pension Scheme) and Teachers Pension. 

It is essential that candidates have knowledge of Pension Scheme rules and administration, along with comprehensive knowledge of PAYE, NI and statutory elements (such as SMP, SAP, etc). The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex payroll information to users with little or no payroll knowledge.  They will also have excellent administration skills along with the ability to effectively plan and manage their own time, ensuring a high standard of accuracy in their work. 

Experience of using Itrent and full administration for both pension schemes would be highly desirable 

Hours of work will be 35 and the working days will be Monday to Friday. 

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 health and wellbeing offer 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: Monday 21st September 2020 

Interviews for this post are expected to take place remotely during week commencing 5th October 2020

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.

SENIOR LECTURER OR SENIOR UNIVERSITY TEACHER IN COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Salary in the range £41,526 to £49,553 per annum

(ideally a January 2021 start)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, collaborative and high-performing member of academic staff to contribute to our programmes in Psychology and related areas.  Leeds Trinity University is a modern university with an emerging research culture.  The scale of the institution provides for an extremely supportive environment and facilitates research across discipline boundaries.  Psychology is well resourced and has a significant reputation for high-quality teaching and an excellent student experience.

The successful candidate will join a well-established group of Psychologists that provides BPS-accredited undergraduate programmes in Counselling Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Psychology & Child Development, and Sport Psychology, as well as an MSc conversion course.  We also deliver joint degree programmes with Criminology and Sociology.  Recruitment to Psychology programmes is buoyant and we are also expanding our research and knowledge exchange capacity.  

We welcome applications from candidates who have a PhD in Psychology. We are seeking a candidate with significant experience of teaching cognitive psychology in Higher Education and who has the demonstrable ability to coordinate and lead teams delivering modules in that area across our undergraduate and postgraduate provision

The ability to work as an effective team member, contributing to the provision of innovative high-quality teaching across Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential.  Applicants for a Senior Lecturer post should be research-active with a track-record of publications commensurate to their career stage or be able to contribute to knowledge exchange activities.

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 health and wellbeing offering provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.

Further information about our Psychology provision can be found at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/psychology

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 6th October 2020 

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on Thursday 29th October 2020

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Steve Jones, Head of the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences st.jones@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.

SYSTEMS SUPPORT ANALYST

Salary circa £27.5k per annum

We are looking for an accomplished IT professional to join our Information Systems team.  Using a range of technologies, the successful candidate will support and maintain staff and student IT systems and collaborative digital tools. You will assist in the provision of end user support and guidance to students and academic and support staff, and contribute to the development of new services, ensuring that they are fit for purpose, meet strategic and user requirements and that the potential of existing technologies is maximised.  You will be working across a range of technologies and systems including SharePoint, Office 365 and Ex Libris CampusM. 

Working in a complex environment, your work will involve effective communication and consultation with stakeholders and ensuring alignment with industry best practice, IT standards and regulatory compliance.  

Applicants must have practical experience of providing user and technical support for IT systems and engaging with end users to understand their requirements and develop solutions.   Excellent problem solving and communication skills are essential, as is a strong commitment to providing high quality support services to staff, students and other stakeholders.   

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 health and wellbeing offer provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.   

Informal enquiries regarding the role may be addressed to Simon Mason, Student Systems Manager s.mason@leedstrinity.ac.uk  

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Monday 12th October 2020 

Interviews for this role are expected to take place remotely on Friday 23rd October 2020  

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.

FINANCE MANAGER – OPERATIONS

Salary in the range £41,526 to £49,553 per annum

We are seeking an accomplished Finance professional with the expertise, skills and personal attributes to manage a critical University service.  Reporting to the Head of Finance, the successful candidate will manage the operational (transactional) processes within the Finance Office on a day to day basis. 

The postholder will have responsibility for the accounts payable and accounts receivable processes including the receipt of student funding, be responsible for the payroll process including effective liaison with HR, lead on the day to day management of the University’s pension and insurance arrangements, and oversee the submission of various statutory returns.

The postholder will be responsible for identifying potential risks and ensuring the integrity and suitability of the control mechanisms, manage specific projects and lead on improvements to systems and processes, and advise on financial and legal requirements in their area of responsibility.

The successful applicant will have significant experience of managing a team within a finance operations/ transactions environment, a thorough knowledge of best practice in financial procedures and controls, and a track record of delivering improvements to systems and processes. Candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to use initiative and flexibility in their approach to work, deal positively and constructively with change, and prioritise and delegate as 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 health and wellbeing offer 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: Monday 21st September 2020

Interviews for this post are expected to take place remotely on Wednesday 7th October 2020

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 SCITT DEPUTY DIRECTOR (FIXED TERM)

Salary circa £33.5k per annum

Fixed term for 18 months 

Leeds SCITT is looking to appoint a highly effective Deputy Director to support in developing the next generation of outstanding secondary teachers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone inspirational and dynamic to join the experienced core team. The successful candidate will be employed by Leeds Trinity University but will work under the direction and guidance of the Leeds SCITT Director. 

The candidate must be an excellent teacher who is familiar with and has experience of both the school and ITT Ofsted Frameworks. Outstanding teaching and learning are central to the delivery of a high quality ITT programme and in producing good and outstanding teachers. Knowledge and experience of mentoring/coaching to support ITT and continuing professional development is essential to this role.

Excellent communication skills are required to be able to articulate and drive the vision for the partnership at all levels. The candidate must be highly enthusiastic, motivated and be able to take responsibility for organising their work schedule to meet the requirements of this exciting and demanding role. 

The role would suit an outstanding and ambitious middle leader who is passionate about high quality teaching and making a difference to the young people of Leeds and the surrounding area. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and communication skills and be a collaborative and highly organised colleague. 

Leeds SCITT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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 health and wellbeing offer 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: Friday 25th September 2020

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on Thursday 15th October 2020 

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.

SENIOR LECTURER OR SENIOR UNIVERSITY TEACHER IN PSYCHOLOGY

Salary in the range £41,526 to 49,553 per annum

(ideally a January 2021 start)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, collaborative and high-performing member of academic staff to contribute to our programmes in Psychology and related areas.  Leeds Trinity University is a modern university with an emerging research culture.  The scale of the institution provides for an extremely supportive environment and facilitates research across discipline boundaries.  Psychology is well resourced and has a significant reputation for high-quality teaching and an excellent student experience. 

The successful candidate will join a well-established group of Psychologists that provides BPS-accredited undergraduate programmes in Counselling Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology, Psychology & Child Development, and Sport Psychology, as well as an MSc conversion course.  We also deliver joint degree programmes with Criminology and Sociology.  Recruitment to Psychology programmes is buoyant and we are also expanding our research and knowledge exchange capacity.   

We welcome applications from candidates who have a PhD in Psychology. We are seeking a candidate with expertise and significant experience in qualitative research methods and in coordinating module teams to deliver qualitative methods, including practical work, at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  We encourage applications from any area of psychology for this post, but expertise in areas related to health psychology is desirable. 

The ability to work as an effective team member, contributing to the provision of innovative high-quality teaching across Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate level is essential.  Applicants for a Senior Lecturer post should be research-active with a track-record of publications commensurate to their career stage or be able to contribute to knowledge exchange activities.  

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 health and wellbeing offering provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives. 

Further information about our Psychology provision can be found at: http://www.leedstrinity.ac.uk/courses/psychology 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 6th October 2020 

Interviews for this post are expected to take place remotely on Wednesday 28th October 2020 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Steve Jones, Head of the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences st.jones@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.

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