Evening Accommodation and Support Worker Adult Services
- Location: Wells
- Salary: £10.82 per hour
Who we are
YMCA Brunel Group is an independent, locally governed and managed charity operating in Mendip, Bath, Bristol, Wiltshire and South Somerset. We are part of the international YMCA movement. Our mission is to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.
Our activities include:
Accommodation for over 700 people every year who are at risk of being homeless, who are on low incomes, experience barriers to work, or young people in need of high levels of support, who have often experienced trauma and difficult times in their lives. We don’t just provide a bed, we support people holistically and continually seek to help our residents gain the training, skills and confidence to lead independent lives.
A Health & Wellbeing centre in Bath, a community facility with a fully kitted out gym, functional fitness areas and extensive class programme.
Two commercial hostels in Bath and Bristol which help us cover our central costs.
Twelve youth clubs for young people aged 10-19, including 4 young carers groups, providing a space where they can have dedicated time to talk to trusted youth workers, access relevant information about issues that concern them, and develop their social networks.
Eight Ofsted registered Nurseries, providing spaces for up to 360 children where they are given opportunities and experiences that will set them up for their educational journeys and prepare them for their lives ahead.
What does the job entail?
Spencer House (8 bed spaces) and Grace Harris House (9 bed spaces) provide temporary supported accommodation for adults in Mendip and work in a person-centred way alongside other services to help improve residents’ quality of life, develop independent living skills and secure permanent accommodation. In Grace Harris House there are also 2 designated rooms for adults to whom Mendip District Council owe a Relief Duty to.
This role provides an evening concierge service to ensure residents’ safety and building security.
What skills will the successful candidate need?
Experience in face-to-face support work or security/concierge role within supported housing or similar
Experience of work in housing, homelessness, supported housing or with vulnerable adults
What we offer
Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Cycle to work scheme
YMCA employee advantages
YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.
Friday to Sunday – 4.45pm to 12.15am with a half hour break
There may be some flexibility to occasionally swap shifts within the team subject to agreement.
Permanent contract including 6 month probationary period
Rate of Pay
£10.82 per hour
YMCA Brunel Group is committed to follow safer recruitment guidelines and all candidates will have to demonstrate full employment history, give 2 good references and be DBS checked. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.