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Supported Lodgings Providers

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Ref: 13366

Employer: Leeds City Council

Children's Services

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Hours per Week: N/A

Closing date: 19 January 2020

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Please be aware that from Monday 20 January we are updating our Jobsite. This vacancy will be recreated on our new site with a closing date of 30 June 2020 but will have a new web address. We would advise applicants to submit their applications by 19 January at the latest. If you can't do it by the deadline you will need to create a new profile on the new site and submit on there. All information on the current system will not be available after the 19th for GDPR reasons.

Leeds City Council are recruiting self-employed Supported Lodgings Providers to offer accommodation and independence skills to young people and adults aged 16 – 21 (up to 25 if in further education and/or have additional needs). These young people will be either leaving the care system or have found themselves to be homeless. They are need of supported lodgings to enable them to learn the skills to become independent within their own accommodation. Supported Lodging Providers will be people from all walks of life and from all kinds of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Being a Supported Lodgings Provider is not about having particular qualifications – it’s more about having the special skills and qualities that are needed to work with young people and adults. Providers will receive an allowance per young person to cover their expenses. Providers are expected to provide food and basic amenities e.g. heating, electric, water etc.

For more information please visit our website: www.foster4leeds.co.uk