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Support Workers People Matters are recruiting!

We are looking for support workers for our outreach 1 to 1 service. There are also opportunities to support group activities, particularly at the weekend. We want people with an enthusiasm and commitment to supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities, autism and other disabilities to increase their skills and be valued members of their local communities. The organisation has just become CQC registered and is now starting to receive some referrals for people with more complex needs.

Opportunities are currently available for staff to work either on a part time or sessional basis. Part time roles are for 20 hours per week with overtime available. The salary is £8330.40 pa (FTE £16660.80) with an hourly rate of £8.01 ph (the Leeds Living Wage).

For further information on support worker roles please see the Job Description support worker May 2017 and then complete a support-workers-application-form-May 17

The closing date for applications is 9.30 am Monday 5th June 2017. Please send  completed applications to info@peoplemattersleeds.co.uk . Late applications or CVs will not be accepted.

We 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.

Opportunity now closed Company Financial Officer  up to £12,000 pa 24 hours per week. (pro rata £20,000 pa)

People Matters (Leeds) CIC are recruiting a part time Company Financial Officer to join our team. (This role could suit either someone wishing to move from full time to part time work or wishing to gradually build your responsibility across corporate services as we continue to grow).

In this role you will maintain all our financial systems here at our office in Holbeck.  You will be responsible for all aspects of producing management accounts, running payroll and control of cash/banking. We need you to be level 3 AAT qualified as a minimum and skilled in the use of both Sage and Microsoft Office, especially Excel as you will be the only on site finance specialist.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities, experience within the third sector and/or education/social care organisations.

More information is available on the job-description-company-financial-officer To apply please complete an application-form . Any completed applications should be emailed to tina@peoplemattersleeds.co.uk by the closing date of  Tues 2nd May 2017 at 9.30am. CVs are not accepted.

We follow safer recruitment processes so for example all prospective employees will be required to complete an application form, undergo a DBS check and offer references prior to commencing employment.

employer_small-1  News 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.