JOB VACANCY - Social Care and Mental Health Support Worker


Salary: Scale 6 point 19-22, £23,866-£25,463

Hours: 21 hours per week initially until March 2020

Based: Leeds Skyline, Leeds, LS1 5RD

BHA Leeds Skyline are looking for an experienced support worker to provide  high-quality support for people living with or affected by HIV.

The post holder will be responsible for delivering 1:1 and group support and developing an annual programme of activities to improve self-management skills and improve mental health for service uses.  

In the role will involve:

  • Working co- productively with people living with or affected by HIV in Leeds

  • Focussing on outcomes – building resilience and giving people the skills and tools, they need to self-manage

  • Ensuring that services delivered are easy to access, understandable and easy to navigate

  • Delivering high quality support and interventions, using insight to continuously improve how we work   

  • Advocacy and liaison with other providers across the city

The closing date for receipt of applications is Midnight Wednesday 19th December 2018.  

Interviews will be held at the Leeds Skyline offices based in Leeds city centre on Monday and Tuesday 7th and 8th January 2019.  

Download an application pack from our website:  or call: 0161 874 2150

CVs will not be accepted.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.K.

If you would like more information or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Robert Houlgate on (0113) 2449767 or email:

Due to the nature of this post, a Disclosure & Barring Service search will be conducted on the successful applicant.