Vacancy: Best Start Worker

1 post X 16 hours/week
Starting at £23,116 pa, pro rata, (NJC Scale 6 - Spinal Column pts 26 -28)


The Best Start Peer Support Service is a brand new service which supports parents/ carers of 0-2 year old in South and East Leeds.   It will do this by bringing people together to support each other, increasing people’s skills, knowledge and confidence, using a community development approach.

With experience of collaborating with vulnerable people to deliver services, you will be able to engage and motivate people from diverse backgrounds to support each other. You will not be phased by being given the responsibility to set up systems, projects and resources from scratch. You will be able to work flexibly, including some evening and weekend work if required.

 Closing date: 30 January 2017 (12 noon)

Interviews: 14 February 2017

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU (quoting the reference) or by e-mailing Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.