West Yorkshire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
£21,589 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Touchstone (registered charity No. 1012053) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Liaison and Diversion Support Time Recovery Worker
NJC Scale Points, 12 – 17, starting at £21,589 pa
37 hours per week

2 x Touchstone – 37 hours per week
2 x – Bridge – 37 hours per week

Posts in Leeds and Kirklees

Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of police vetting at level 3, and reference checks. 

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Service works with people of all ages (including children and young people) with a wide range of vulnerabilities including poor mental health and learning disabilities who have offended or are at risk of offending.  We support service users who have contact with police stations, the courts, prisons and probation. The Liaison and Diversion service is delivered by Wakefield Council across the West Yorkshire Police force area.  The team is a multi-agency, multi skilled team.  Touchstone is one of the partners in the service.

The aim is to work together to reduce the risk factors for reoffending by providing short-term support and signposting service users into longer-term support services. 

L&D service across West Yorkshire will operate 7 days per week from 08.00 to 18.00.  Project Workers will be required to work shifts to ensure appropriate cover, this will include regular weekend and evening work.

Previous applicants need not apply.

CLOSING DATE: 2nd July 2019
Interviews will be held on 12th July 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the application pack.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 20 June 2019
Closed date: 02 July 2019
Job ref: 153815_TS
Tags: Advice, Information, Support Worker