Accommodation and Support Workers


Accommodation and Support Workers

YMCA Brunel Group
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £21,100 per annum (Full time equivalent)
  • Closing date: Sunday December 12th, 2021 11:59pm
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Frome Foyer and Mendip East

£21,100 per annum (Full time equivalent)

£12660 per annum for 22.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 31st March 2023

Part time position: 22.5 hours per week on average on rota including days, evenings, bank holidays and week- ends.

Located in Frome and the Mendip East area

Who we are?
we provide 100+ units within a range of supported housing projects, alongside single, shared and emergency accommodation within the Mendip and South Somerset area. Offering a home and support needed by young people to develop skills, prepare for independent living and access to training, education, employment and social & leisure opportunities as part of the P2i contract.

What does the job entail? What you will be doing?

This is a key role within the support team of YMCA Brunel Group.  The post holder will be working to support young people within housing projects and within the community to equip them with the skills to live independently.

Support will be provided across the Frome and the Mendip East area where needed, both accommodation and community-based work, to assist those who are not housed but need comprehensive housing support to identify, secure and set up accommodation to achieve independent living.

The post is also responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, rent collection and rent administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

An experience of working in a supported housing setting, knowledge of housing & homelessness legislation, knowledge of Children’s Social Care / Leaving Care, Knowledge of advice and advocacy, Knowledge of welfare benefits, IT competent with a working knowledge of Microsoft software and outlook.

A Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle.

To know more about what YMCA Brunel do please visit our website: https://ymca-bg.org/

What we offer!

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7.
  • YMCA employee advantages

YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.

To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabrunelgroupmendip.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=51b96861-4623-4807-a97c-b6333096a12c

if you have any further questions, please contact Susanna, accommodation and support manager by e-mail: susannahanson@ymca-bg.org

YMCA Brunel Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).