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Support Project Worker – Transitional Housing

Salary: £25,405 per annum pro-rata
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: Sunday 4 December 2022

How to apply:

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV. We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. 

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at recruitment@ymcadlg.org

Who to contact if you have a query:

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact dianne.gash@ymcadlg.org

THE ROLE - Part-time (30 hours per week) / Permanent / Job description and job pack are available to download from our Supporting Documents

As a service, we provide a safe and welcoming environment for young people aged between 16 and 35, with their aspirations and desires always at the forefront of the support we offer.

Our experienced and committed team adopt a trauma informed and psychologically informed approach to supporting young people to fulfil their aspirations and ambitions. They take an asset-based approach to actively encourage young people into education, employment and training.

Overall, our service seeks to encourage and empower young people to move forward positively, and to learn and achieve the independent skills they need to live positive and fulfilling lives.

We are looking for a Support Project Worker to join our fantastic and supportive teams across Crawley and Burgess Hill.

You will support a caseload of young people or adults at risk, using a trauma informed and advantage thinking approach to support them in achieving their goals.

You will provide supported housing services so they can articulate and achieve their aspirations and ambitions and acquire the skills they need to live independent and fulfilling lives.

You will also identify, map and encourage the growth of each resident's assets, strengths and talents.

A key focus will be to coach young people to manage their occupancy agreement and adhere to house rules, in preparation for independent living and promote a credit culture, encouraging young people to keep up to date with all payments for rent.

In addition, you will promote involvement in group-work and activities in order for them to develop skills and enter education and training. There will be times when lone working will be a requirement for this role.

This role is on a set rota - you will work Monday to Wednesday 9am-5pm, and Friday 9am-5pm.

WHO YOU ARE - We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything we have described below, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself.

A successful applicant will be a dynamic, innovative individual who is passionate about supporting young people who are at risk to lead independent lives.

You will already be a team player but also able to work on your own initiative.

A successful applicant will love being involved in the support and growth of young people and will be able to actively encourage residents into education, training, and employment. #

Ideally, you will have specific knowledge and experience of working with young people leaving care, along with an awareness of all aspects of safeguarding.

Closing date for this role is midnight on 4 December 2022.

Please note this is a rolling advert; applications will be reviewed regularly, and suitable applicants will be invited to attend interviews on a rolling basis. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact dianne.gash@ymcadlg.org

To apply, please ensure you complete an online application form, including your responses to the questions and upload a copy of your CV. We also require you to complete an Equal Opportunities Questionnaire. 

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at recruitment@ymcadlg.org

Candidates will already have the right to live and work in the UK.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

 

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/228971/29219

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Crawley

  • Salary
  • £25,405 per annum pro rata

  • Closing date
  • 04/12/2022

  • Organisation
  • YMCA DownsLink Group

  • Contract type
  • Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 30

  • Job type
  • Social Work - Adults