Senior Advice Worker - Engage Leeds
5d ago


Location : Co-located with partner organisation Riverside, Ladybeck House, 26 Ladybeck Close, Leeds, LS2 7QX

GIPSIL is a community based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young and vulnerable people at risk in Leeds.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful applicant to join the team and contribute to the innovative and successful work being achieved by the Engage Leeds Advice and Employment & Engagement team across the city and to provide consultancy in this area to housing support colleagues.

The main responsibilities of the post include : -

Providing advice, casework and consultancy support in respect of welfare rights and housing issues to those accessing ENGAGE Leeds services and to colleagues involved in ENGAGE Leeds service provision.

To take a leadership role within GIPSIL Advice Service including undertaking line management responsibility for other Advice and Employment / Engagement Workers and deputising for the Advice and Engagement Services’ Manager as required.

To actively participate in operational management to ensure that the service offered reflects both best and progressive practice, ensuring sensitivity to service user needs.

If you are interested in this role, please email hr or call our HR team on 0113 200 0857 to request a link to the full application pack.

Please note that GIPSIL will not accept CV’s. No agencies.

Deadline for applications : Monday 24 February 2020 at 12pm (noon) Shortlisting Date : Wednesday 26 February 2020

Interview Date : Tuesday 3 March 2020

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse.

GIPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek work at GIPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so.

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