Job Vacancies

Can you help a growing charity strengthen how it works?

People Matters is developing all the time. If you interested in joining us to deliver a service aiming for the highest reputation see our vacancies which are advertised on this page.

See below for current opportunities.

Support Manager 0.6 FTE (24hrs)

£29078 pa FTE i.e. £17447 pa (plus support overtime if desired)

New year, new job? Here at People Matters our support service is so successful that it is nearly full. Do you want to join us and start our next new service in 2019 supporting adults and young people with learning and other disabilities including those on the autistic spectrum?

We are looking for a skilled social care manager who is also an ethical entrepreneur. The person appointed will focus on developing and leading a person centred individual support service that puts quality at its heart from a strength based perspective. This is so our members are enabled and empowered to be independent as well as enjoying friendships and activities with us and in the wider community.

The role is initially part time (24 hours per week) but the post holder can also provide support themselves if they wish to work full time while the service is developing. For more information please see the Job description and person spec Support Manager Nov 18. Applications should be submitted on our support-manager-application-form-nov-18 by the closing date 10th December 2018 . CVs are not accepted.

People Matters is a charitable incorporated organisation and social enterprise. Our last five years have been one of gradual strengthening and growth, approx. 20 – 25% pa. We are proud of what we do, the services we provide and the difference we make to our members lives.

People Matters uses safer recruitment processes. All staff are required to complete a DBS check and work according to our safeguarding policies.

Support Work and Teaching Assistant Vacancies

People Matters are recruiting!

Could you bring enthusiasm and join our individual support service, group activities and/or courses provision? We want people with a commitment to supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and other disabilities/disadvantages to increase their skills, be more independent and valued members of their local communities. The organisation is CQC registered and is now starting to receive some referrals for people with more complex needs.

Opportunities are currently available  on a part time basis. These roles are typically around 20 hours per week upwards with overtime also frequently available. Since 1st August 2018 we have been paying the Living Wage. At 20hrs pw the salary is £9100 pa (FTE £18,200) with an hourly rate of £8.75 ph.

For further information on these roles please see the Job Description Support Worker May 2017 and then complete a  Support worker application form may 2017  The closing date for this recruitment round is Friday 16th November 2018 at 9.30am with interviews due to be held the following week.  Please send  completed applications to . CVs are not be accepted.

We are always keen to hear from support workers with the potential to be exceptional. We are a growing organisation with a strong value base and a focus on outcomes and person centredness. We offer support for accredited training from health and social care to progression into other roles and welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those with disabilities. If you can offer language skills such as either Punjabi or Urdu these are also welcomed.

People Matters uses safer recruitment processes. All staff are required to complete a DBS check and work according to our safeguarding policies.

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We have now transferred our DWP Two Ticks accreditation to being a level 2 Disability Confident Employer. Busy working out how to achieve the level 3 Disability Confident Leader as soon as we can.

two ticksDWP Two ticks scheme and employment

Here at People Matters we know that people with learning disabilities often want to work. Only about 7% have jobs but research says 65% want to. We have recently been awarded the DWP Two Ticks award. This means that anyone with a disability who meets the criteria will be interviewed when they apply for a job. (As well as other commitments we have made under the scheme). Here is a DWP Disability employment Adviser awarding us the Two ticks Award.

DWP 2 ticks

Robert, one of our volunteer directors has talked to us about his experiences and feelings about employment too.

People Matters (West Yorkshire) is a charitable incorporated organisation reg no: 1170724.

We are registered with CQC ID 1- 3997439113.

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