Support Workers

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Somerset, Uk
  • Posted 4 days ago
  • June 17, 2022
  • £21,733 per year (FTE)

Support workers

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 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. The jobs are fixed term until 31st March 2024.

Support will be provided across the Mendip and the South Somerset areas 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 would be desired as well as knowledge of advice and advocacy and welfare benefits.

The successful candidate will be IT competent with a working knowledge of Microsoft software and outlook.

You will have 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.

 

If you think the job is for you, please apply!

 

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 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).

Tagged as: Immediate start

Job Overview
  • Job Shift Pattern
    You will be working on rota including days, evenings, bank holidays and week- ends.
  • Hours Per Week
    Full time and part time positions available as well as casual work.
  • Salary
    £21,733 per year (FTE)
  • Job Category
    Health / Social care
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location