Employment at Touchstone

Available Vacancies

Vacancy: Sikh Elders Service AdministratorPosted

SALARY: NJC Scale 4, starting at scp 7, £19,554 pa/pro rata HOURS:  10 hours per week LOCATION: Leeds  It is essential you are able to speak Punjabi  You will be required to provide administration support to the Sikh Elders Service and the overall organisation. You will provide a reception service, undertake a wide range of…

Vacancy: Crisis Café Support WorkerPosted

SALARY: NJC Scale 5, starting scp 12, £21,589 pa HOURS:  4 x 24.5 hours per week (Kirklees) 1 x 30 hours per week (Kirklees) 2 x 24.5 hours per week  (Leeds) 2 x 18 hours per week  (Leeds) Bank staff hours available across Leeds and Kirklees LOCATION: West Yorkshire  Touchstone has been awarded NHS funding…

Vacancy: Liaison and Diversion Support Time Recovery WorkerPosted

SALARY: NJC Scale 5, starting scp 12, £21,589 pa HOURS:  x1 – Touchstone – 37 hours per week (Bradford) x1 – Bridge – 37 hours per week (Bradford) x1 – Bridge – 37 hours per week (Kirklees) LOCATION: Yorkshire  Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of police vetting at level 3, and…

Vacancy: Wellbeing Space and Support Service Worker (Holbeck Elderly Aid)Posted

SALARY: NJC Scale 5, starting scp 12, £21,589 pa HOURS:  37 hours per week LOCATION: Leeds This is an exciting opportunity to work in a new service delivered by Touchstone, Womens Health Matters, Holbeck Elderly Aid and Leeds Beckett University to deliver a Wellbeing Space and Support Space across LS8, 9, 10 and 11. The…

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 150 people. Every year our trustees set diversity targets for staff and in 2017/18, Touchstone staff described themselves as:

  • 72% female, 28% male
  • 2% said that their gender identity is not the same as they were assigned at birth
  • 14% LGB (Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual)
  • 48% come from BME (Black or Minority Ethnicity) backgrounds
  • 19% consider themselves disabled

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