West Yorkshire
£17,968 pro rata
Job description
We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

Reporting to the Assistant manager and working alongside the Luv2meetU team you will play a key role in enabling people with learning disabilities and/or autism with varying needs to explore new opportunities within their local community, develop friendships and become more active.

To enable people with learning disabilities from within the Asian community in Bradford to meet new friends via a range of leisure opportunities organised across the Bradford District. To achieve the above by leading the day to day operation and ongoing development of Hum Tum, a friendship agency for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism in the Asian community in Bradford. During the pandemic and beyond, the role will involve offering virtual activities.

Salary: £17,968 pro rata

Job Type: Fixed term contract until March 2023, part time

Hours: 18.75 hours per week

Location: Hot desk available at local Bradford office, in the community and remote home working

What we Offer

With Investors in People accreditation and Skills for Care endorsement we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.

Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out. Access to an Employee Assistance Programme whose range of resources are available free of charge and are completely confidential: and on-line counselling from professionally trained counsellors available 24/7. Access to Citizens Advice information specialists who can help with a wide range of issues affecting everyday life. Weekly updates and support during the Covid-19 pandemic. Personal resilience sessions with our Learning and Development experts for extra support during the Covid-19 pandemic, with tailored sessions for our managers. Wellbeing resource signposting, to help you find support when needed. Access to excellent learning and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of
Excellence’ provider status. Annual staff award scheme and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. We are committed to working in partnership and consult with colleagues on changes that affect them. We have a network of representatives working across Hft who connect our leadership teams with your views and provide support when needed. 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance. Ability to claim reasonable travel and subsistence within the requirements of the role.

The successful candidate will be educated to GCSE standard or equivalent and the ability to use Microsoft office, Hft bespoke IT programmes and a variety of digital platforms including social media.

Experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities and/or autism with an understanding of the needs, experiences and aspirations of people with learning disabilities would be advantageous.

To be able to communicate in one or more of the following South Asian languages – (preferably Urdu, Punjabi or Mirpur

Closing date: Monday 15th November 2021


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Project Development Worker, Project Worker, Project Support, Change Team, Project Management, Social Care, Third Sector, Not for Profit, Vulnerable People, Mental Health, Family Support, Charity, etc.

Ref: 104 103
Posted on: 27 October 2021
Closed date: 15 November 2021
Job ref: 104103
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management