Accommodation and Support Workers

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Somerset, UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £22,500
  • September 2, 2022

Accommodation and Support Workers

£22,500 per annum (Full time equivalent)

Fixed term until 31st March 2024

Full time and part time positions available

You will be working on rota including days, evenings, bank holidays and week- ends.

Our positions are located in the Mendip and the South Somerset areas across our housing projects (positions available in Yeovil and Glastonbury).

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.

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.

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?

Are you positive and proactive?  Can you relate well to young people, be an inspiring role model and help them develop the skills they need to successfully live independently?  If so, becoming a Support Worker with us might be the job for you!

​No two days are the same!  We are looking for people who can:

√ Build positive relationships with young people, so they can belong, contribute and thrive.

√ Support and advocate for young people and work effectively with other organisations to best meet their needs.

√ Carry out housing management tasks, provide a safe welcoming environment and deliver our tenant accreditation programme.

√ Help young people moving on with tenancy set up and provide ongoing support so they keep their accommodation.

You will be having a Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle.

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 an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.

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).

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