Vacancies

Better Leeds Communities are an innovative local organisation. Our core values are excellence, collaboration, inclusion and sustainability; these run through all of our activities. We’re expert in creating opportunities for people to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and delivering sustainable community initiatives. 

Our mission is to create opportunities that enable people in Leeds to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and developing abilities that lead to a better life. Please explore our website for more information.

 

We are currently looking to recruit to the following position:

 

Director (Charity Trustee)

We have exciting opportunities for new Charity Trustees with Legal, Health & Wellbeing, and Marketing related experience to join our Board!

 

Becoming a charity trustee on our board of directors is a great challenge and an exciting opportunity for you to apply your skills and experience in a new context. Our trustees find working as part of the team hugely energising and satisfying. As a trustee, you can help us to improve people’s lives; build your social and professional networks; broaden your CV experience and get you involved in something completely new and inspirational. 

 

Director (Charity Trustee) Application Form

 

Generalist Advice Worker

Better Leeds Communities has a strong 17 year track record of delivering quality advice services across Leeds. We are an innovative local organisation and experts in creating opportunities for people to achieve their potential by raising aspirations, removing barriers and delivering sustainable community initiatives. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Generalist Advice Worker to work on a part-time basis to join our skilled and dedicated team. You will:

  • Work holistically, using a person centred empowerment approach
  • Provide independent, impartial advice to the AQS Generalist Quality Standard covering advice areas including welfare benefits, debt/money advice, housing, fuel poverty, consumer and employment
  • Encourage and empower clients to set goals and work towards improved financial and emotional wellbeing outcomes
  • Work flexibly from multiple locations across the city including partner venues, community locations and clients’ homes.

This post will include Lone Working.

You will be required to have a Standard DBS Check.

In return, we offer competitive salaries, 33 days leave (pro rata, inclusive of bank holidays) and a 5% employer contribution pension package.

Closing date: 9am Friday 16th August 2019

Interviews: the afternoon of the 20th August 2019

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