Vacancies

Hamara has grown to be the largest ethnic minority organisation in the voluntary and community sector in Leeds

Job Vacancy: Maintenance/Caretaker

Organisation: Hamara Bringing Communities Together

Location: Leeds

Hours: 22 hours per week (flexibility in the hours worked will be expected of the post holder, including availability at evenings and weekends).

Salary: National Living Wage (£9 per hour)

Telephone: 01132 773330

Email: admin@hamara.co.uk

Website: https://www.hamara.org.uk 

Hamara HLC are currently recruiting a Maintenance/Caretaker. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective maintenance/caretaking service across the Hamara premises.

The post holders will be responsible for including ensuring that the security and general appearance of the buildings and surrounding areas are maintained in accordance with Hamara HLC required standards. 

The Maintenance/Caretaker part of the role will include locking up and opening the Hamara premises, maintaining a key register, attending the building out of hours to deal with emergency situations as per the rota and attending and accompanying where necessary personnel visiting the site such as Contractors.

A Handy Person element of the role will include porterage tasks such as setting up and clearing away furniture, painting and decorating as required and first line maintenance of fixtures and fittings.

If you are interested in the above post, then an electronic application pack can be obtained by emailing admin@hamara.co.uk

Please return completed application forms to: admin@hamara.co.uk Or by post, marked Private and Confidential, to: Hamara HLC, Tempest Road, Leeds, LS11 6RD

Applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered.

The closing date for this role is 17th November 2020. Applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered.

Job Vacancy: 1 x Care Home Patient Ambassador & 7 x Patient Ambassadors

Organisation: Hamara Bringing Communities Together

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37 hours per week.

Salary: £23,541 – £26,541

Telephone: 01132 773330

Email: admin@hamara.co.uk

Website: https://www.hamara.org.uk 

Contract Type: 3 years fixed term (with potential further funding) 

Hamara HLC is a registered charity working to improve health, education and opportunities of our community.  We are rapidly expanding our service across the city and currently recruiting for Patient Ambassadors based in GP’s surgeries in East Leeds.  The role will involve working with patients, supporting them with various issues and sign posting to referral organisations for specialist support and social prescribing in order to improve access to GP services. We are keen to be fully representative of the diverse communities we serve and therefore we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), disabled, female and LGBT+ candidates. 

Successful candidates must have the following: 

    • A minimum of 2 years of experience, possibly in a related role providing the skills and attributes can be fully evidenced. 
    • Be capable of handling sensitive information and ensuring confidentiality is maintained. 
    • Have good communication skills both written and verbal. 
    • The ability to work as part of a team. 
    • Be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
    • The ability to organise, prioritise and work to deadlines. 
    • Experience of the Community/Voluntary or Health & Social Care sector is essential. 
    • Experience of working with BAME communities, in particular South Asian communities is highly desirable but not essential 
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If you are interested in the above post, then an application pack can be obtained from Reception at the Hamara HLC.  Or alternatively please email admin@hamara.co.uk  for an electronic pack. 

 Please return completed application forms to: admin@hamara.co.uk  

Due to the number of roles, there is no deadline for applications. If you are interested in applying please submit your completed application form at the earliest opportunity as we will close the applications when we have received sufficient number of applicants for interview. We will aim to respond to candidates selected for interview within 1 week. We will unfortunately not be able to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.  

Job Vacancy: Receptionist

Organisation: Hamara Bringing Communities Together

Location: Leeds

Hours: 37 hours per week (flexibility in the hours worked will be expected of the post holder, including availability at evenings and weekends). 

Type of Contract: Permanent

Salary: £16,777.28

Telephone: 01132 773330

Email: admin@hamara.co.uk

Website: https://www.hamara.org.uk 

Hamara HLC are currently recruiting for a full time Receptionist.  The Hamara Receptionist will often be the first contact that Visitors and Service Users have with the organisation.  As the Hamara Receptionist the successful candidate will be responsible for providing a welcoming environment to all visitors to the centre, ensuring that their needs are met as fully as possible. 

The role of Receptionist is extremely varied and will involve a variety of customer facing and administration duties. The successful candidate should possess a natural ability to interact and communicate with people, with an upbeat and enthusiastic outlook. This role would suit someone who genuinely thrives and enjoys a customer facing environment. 

Successful candidates must have the following: 

    • Experience of working in a customer services/telephonist/receptionist function 
    • Experience of working in a general administration environment 
    • Knowledge of operating IT systems including Microsoft packages 
    • The ability to organise, prioritise and work to deadlines 
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people 
    • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner both on the telephone and in a face to face environment 
    • Good attention to detail 

If you are interested in the above post, then an application pack can be obtained from Reception at the Hamara HLC.  Or alternatively please email admin@hamara.co.uk  for an electronic pack.

 Please return completed application forms to: admin@hamara.co.uk 

Closing date: The closing date for this position is open ended and the advertisement will be withdrawn once a satisfactory number of applications have been submitted and the position is filled