Employment at Touchstone

Available Vacancies

Vacancy: HR and Payroll OfficerPosted

SALARY: NJC scale 5 (scp 22-25), starting at £21,074 pa HOURS:  2.2.5 hours per week  LOCATION: Leeds You will be required to work occasionally after 5.00pm. You will be required to effectively operate the organisation’s payroll system, ensuring staff are paid accurately and on time. You will support the development of the organisation’s HR information…

Vacancy: Barnsley Futures NavigatorPosted

SALARY: NJC scale 5 (scp 22-25), starting at £21,074 pa HOURS:  18 hours per week  LOCATION: Barnsley  Fixed term until May 2019 – with the possibility of an extension and additional hours – Maternity leave cover Barnsley Futures deliver appropriate and effective support to service users who may have been unable to access, or achieve…

Vacancy: Housing OfficerPosted

SALARY: NJC scale 5 (scp 22-25), starting at £21,074 pa HOURS:  37 hours per week  LOCATION: Leeds This role is permanent.  Beacon Leeds is a partnership of 3 Leeds-based charities; Leeds Housing Concern (LHC), Touchstone and Foundation. Beacon provides a city wide Housing Related Support accommodation service for vulnerable adults, couples and families to prevent…

Vacancy: Liaison and Diversion Mental Health NursePosted

SALARY: NHS Agenda for Change Band 5 / 6 Starting from £22,128 to £35,577 pa/pro rata (pay negotiable) HOURS:  37 hours per week  LOCATION: Service delivery across Bradford, Leeds or Wakefield. This role is permanent.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a high performing team achieving positive outcomes and providing high quality care for…

Touchstone has developed its reward and benefits package to attract, motivate and retain the best people.

Why people love working for Touchstone

Staff reward and benefits include:

  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Money Purchase Occupational Pension Scheme.
  • Generous holiday entitlement, starting at 28 days per annum, rising to 31 days after two years of service (pro-rata).
  • 8 bank holiday days.
  • Internal and external training.
  • Development opportunities.
  • Generous maternity and paternity policies.
  • Access to confidential employee assistance.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.

Equality and diversity

  • Valuing difference and celebrating diversity are core parts of Touchstone’s vision and values. It is important to us to treat staff and applicants from all backgrounds with equal respect.
  • Touchstone is a Stonewall Diversity Champion,  a  Stonewall Top 100 employer and in 2015 was named Stonewall’s Employer of the Year in the Yorkshire and Humber region – recognising our commitment to supporting staff of all sexual orientations and to challenging prejudice. All staff receive training on issues of sexual diversity and there is a confidential forum for LGBT staff members to seek support from their peers.
  • Touchstone is a Mindful Employer – we will always seek to support staff and applicants who are experiencing mental health issues and to ensure that they are not discriminated against.
  • Touchstone has been granted the Positive about Disabled People mark – recognising our commitment to supporting staff and applicants with disabilities.

Current staff

Touchstone employs over 100 people. Every year our trustees set diversity targets for staff and in 2016/17, Touchstone staff described themselves as:

  • 59% female, 34% male, 4% other.
  • 2% said that their gender identity is not the same as they were assigned at birth
  • 21% LGB (Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual)
  • 47% come from BME (Black or Minority Ethnicity) backgrounds
  • 16% consider themselves disabled

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