Night Accommodation & Support Worker 16+, Street

  • Location: Street
  • Salary: £31,117pa

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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?

This is a key role within the support team of our client. The post holder will be working night shifts with some weekend and bank holiday cover where required.

You will be supporting young people outside of main working hours within housing projects and within the community across the area where needed.

The post holder will be flexible and have experience in working with young people between the ages of 16 to 25 with complex needs in support of our client’s 5 outcomes:

The post is also responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and general support, ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

What we offer

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

Location:

Street

Hours:

34hrs per week with optional overtime

Contract type:

Permanent

Rate of Pay:

£17.60ph

Closing date: 16th Feb 24

Interview date: 20th- 23rd Feb 24

This role is subject to clear enhanced DBS including child barring section.

Please find the job description and personal specifications for this position as follows: Night Accommodation and Support Worker Job Description.



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.

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