Relief Accommodation and Support Worker
- Location: Our housing and support projects in the Mendip and South Somerset areas
- Salary: £10.03 per hour plus annual leave
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?
To work as part of a staff team as well as to lone work, be responsible for the daily operation of the project providing appropriate support to residents aged from 16 to 25 years old:
- To share responsibility within the staff team for the day-to-day operation of the Project and welfare of residents, to deal with issues as and when they arise, working on own initiative.
- Work together with other staff, to ensure that the procedures and rules of the Project are complied with.
What skills will the successful candidate need?
You may have experience as or in Challenging Behaviour, Social Work, Social Care Support
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.
Our housing and support projects in the Mendip and South Somerset areas
Zero hours contract
Rate of Pay
£10.03 per hour plus annual leave
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.