Jobs & Volunteering

We have regular volunteering opportunities within GIPSIL, including:

  • Supporting groups and activities for young people
  • Peer Support and Befriending
  • Reception and Administration
  • Property and garden maintenance

We also host Student Social Work Placements and volunteer Counselling diploma graduates and students. Students need to be in their second year of the diploma and have a minimum of 50 hours counselling client work under clinical supervision. To find out more, please contact us, saying what role you would be interested in.

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Apprentice – Business Administration

End Date: 24th April 2019 at 12:00 noon

GIPSIL is recruiting a Business Administration Apprentice.  For further information and to apply please go to:

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/-399663

 

First Contact Worker, 37hrs per week (Full Time)

End Date: 29th March 2019 at 12:00 noon

Post:                                    First Contact Worker

Contract:                             Permanent

Hours:                                  37 hours per week (Full Time)

Salary Scale / Point:          GIPSIL Scale 3 Point 14

Starting Salary:                 £17,681 pro rota

Location:                             Leeds

Benefits:                             29 days annual leave per annum (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays, employee health plan, cycle to work scheme and company pension scheme

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GIPSIL are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible person who has a desire to support young people through taking referrals, signposting to services and supporting service delivery teams. The role would suit someone wishing to gain experience and further their development within young people’s services.

GIPSIL is a young people’s service with support provided around independent living, housing, benefits and well-being. The Archway Centre in Harehills and its satellite centre at Woodfield Court in Gipton, are being developed into a housing support and advice gateway for all GIPSIL services across Leeds. The First Contact Team will be instrumental in delivering a professional, welcoming and efficient response to young people, professionals and the local community. Though a largely administrative team, the duties and responsibilities include working directly with young people who are amongst the most vulnerable across the city.

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As First Contact Worker, your duties will include: –

Provide an efficient and welcoming reception service which will include:-

  1. Complete housing support referrals with young people or professionals, in person and over the telephone including completion of the Flag & Tag process
  2. Undertake the 3 in 1 training and deliver the C Card Scheme (providing advice and free contraceptives to 13-24 year olds) as and when needed, including the monitoring requirements as required by Leeds Sexual Health
  3. Assist in collating, directing and being responsive to referrals including booking in needs assessments and tasking to housing support workers using the Housing Support & Advice Gateway
  4. Support the delivery of the counselling service, including taking referrals, and liaising with clients and counselling volunteers
  5. To support services with updating their social media (Facebook, Twitter etc)
  6. Proactive approach to health and safety, supporting GIPSIL policy and procedures including specific responsibilities which are not limited to fire marshals, first aid, usage of CCTV system and alarm testing.
  7. Ensure that the reception area is always clean and tidy; and that all displays and publications in all GIPSIL offices are up to date and kept in an attractive manner.

If you are interested in this role, please visit https://gipsil.org.uk/jobs, email hr@gipsil.org.uk or call our HR team on 0113 2000 853 to request a full application pack.

GIPSIL particularly welcomes applicants from BME communities.

Please note that GIPSIL does not accept CVs.

No agencies.

 

If you have not heard from us by 9th April 2019 unfortunately this means you have not been successful in reaching the interview stage this time. We thank you for your application.

First Contact Worker, 20hrs per week, Part Time

End Date: 29th March 2019 at 12 noon

Post:                                     First Contact Worker

Team:                                   First Contact Team

Contract:                              Permanent

Hours:                                  20 hours per week (part time)

Salary Scale / Point:          GIPSIL Scale 3 Point 14

Starting Salary:                  £17,681 pro rota per annum (Actual Salary £9,557.29 per annum)

Location:                             Leeds

Benefits:                              29 days annual leave per annum (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays, employee health plan, cycle to work scheme and company pension scheme

________________________________________________________________________________

GIPSIL are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible person who has a desire to support young people through taking referrals, signposting to services and supporting service delivery teams. The role would suit someone wishing to gain experience and further their development within young people’s services.

GIPSIL is a young people’s service with support provided around independent living, housing, benefits and well-being. The Archway Centre in Harehills and its satellite centre at Woodfield Court in Gipton, are being developed into a housing support and advice gateway for all GIPSIL services across Leeds. The First Contact Team will be instrumental in delivering a professional, welcoming and efficient response to young people, professionals and the local community. Though a largely administrative team, the duties and responsibilities include working directly with young people who are amongst the most vulnerable across the city.

________________________________________________________________________________

As First Contact Worker, your duties will include: –

Provide an efficient and welcoming reception service which will include:-

  1. Complete housing support referrals with young people or professionals, in person and over the telephone including completion of the Flag & Tag process
  2. Undertake the 3 in 1 training and deliver the C Card Scheme (providing advice and free contraceptives to 13-24 year olds) as and when needed, including the monitoring requirements as required by Leeds Sexual Health
  3. Assist in collating, directing and being responsive to referrals including booking in needs assessments and tasking to housing support workers using the Housing Support & Advice Gateway
  4. Support the delivery of the counselling service, including taking referrals, and liaising with clients and counselling volunteers
  5. To support services with updating their social media (Facebook, Twitter etc)
  6. Proactive approach to health and safety, supporting GIPSIL policy and procedures including specific responsibilities which are not limited to fire marshals, first aid, usage of CCTV system and alarm testing.
  7. Ensure that the reception area is always clean and tidy; and that all displays and publications in all GIPSIL offices are up to date and kept in an attractive manner.

If you are interested in this role, please visit https://gipsil.org.uk/jobs, email hr@gipsil.org.uk or call our HR team on 0113 2000 853 to request a full application pack.

GIPSIL particularly welcomes applicants from BME communities.

Please note that GIPSIL does not accept CVs.

No agencies. 

 

If you have not heard from us by 9th April 2019 unfortunately this means you have not been successful in reaching the interview stage this time. We thank you for your application.

Project Coordinator

End Date: 28th March 2019 at 12 noon

Post:                 Projects Coordinator

Team:               Elevate – Social Enterprise

Contract:          Permanent

Hours:               Full Time, 37 hours per week

Salary Scale:    GIPSIL Scale 6, Point 28

Salary:              £25,463 per annum

Location:          Leeds

Benefits:          29 days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays, employee health plan and company pension scheme

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

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Elevate is a Social Enterprise, wholly owned by GIPSIL. As well as delivering projects and programmes of work for GIPSIL, Elevate offers professional services to external clients undertaking construction projects, a facilities management service and day-to-day repairs.

In the next two years, Elevate will renovate at least 20 properties to Decent Homes Standards and continue to deliver GIPSIL’s Empty Homes programme.

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As a Projects Coordinator you will be responsible for:

  1. Managing construction projects from concept through to completion.
  2. Managing capital projects and budgets.
  3. Programming works.
  4. Marketing the services that Elevate offers.
  5. Bringing in new business.
  6. Pricing construction works & maintenance jobs.
  7. Pricing up services.
  8. Managing other expert consultants advising the client.
  9. Facilities Management of projects.

If you are interested in this role please download an application pack, email hr@gipsil.org.uk or call our HR team on 0113 2000 853 to request a full application pack.

For further information about this role please contact Danny Dickinson, Operations Manager Assets and Facilities on 0113 2000 854.

GIPSIL particularly welcomes applicants from BME communities.

Please note that GIPSIL does not accept CVs.

No agencies.  

If you have not heard from us by 2nd April 2019, this means you have not been successful in reaching the interview stage this time.