Intensive Support Worker


Intensive Support Worker

YMCA Brunel Group
  • Full Time
  • Salary: £22,500 per annum
  • Closing date: Sunday December 12th, 2021 11:59pm
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£22,500 per annum

Fixed term for 12 months

37.5 hours per week on average on rota including days, evenings, bank holidays and weekends.

Located in Frome and Street

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?

This is an exciting new role funded by the P2i Innovation Fund to work with targeted young people in Mendip and provide them with an enhanced support service to build relationships and enable them to maintain their accommodation. The postholder will work a minimum of 2 days/week at Street Foyer and 2 days/week at Frome Foyer with the other day depending on the needs of their caseload.

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.

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

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

To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabrunelgroupmendip.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=c6df5ba3-1a2f-45b5-9cb0-ce2715f125ee

If you have any further questions please contact Abby, Deputy Head of housing and Support: abbywilliams@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).