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 and adults to develop skills, prepare for independent living and access to training, education, employment and social & leisure opportunities.

What does the job entail?

To deliver on a one-to-one basis a course to people on Starter Tenancies or at risk of losing their Housing Association Tenancy to enable and improve the persons chances of maintaining and sustaining a tenancy in social housing.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

You will need an experience of working in a supported housing setting, preferably with adults, You have knowledge of housing & homelessness legislation, advice and advocacy and welfare benefits
You will also be IT competent with a working knowledge of Microsoft software and outlook.
The successful candidate will have a Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle.

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

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


Located in the Mendip area

Contract type

Part time position: 22.5 hours per week
Maternity cover

Rate of Pay

  • £21,100 per annum (Full time equivalent)
  • £12,660 per annum for 22.5 hours a week

Closing date for Applications

12th December 2021

HR line

If you have any further questions please contact Carol, Adult services manager Manager: carolplenty@ymca-bg.org or call 01749605159

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.

HR line


These core values were developed by our staff and trustees and they are at the core of what we do and how we behave. We know that our staff are at the heart of all our work and we are constantly working at ways to develop and nurture our employees. Some current ways we do this include:

  • Staff get a fully inclusive membership of our health & wellbeing centre in Bath for the heavily discounted price of £15/month
  • We offer a weekly wind down yoga and guided meditation class that is free to all staff
  • We offer ways to upskill in different areas such as social media, fundraising, relationship building and health, safety & compliance
  • Mentoring, coaching and secondment schemes – to support staff new in post and those seeking development and new opportunities.
  • To meet and attend national YMCA events as well as access to other YMCA networks either geographically or role driven.

Other employee benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave
  • Free health & wellbeing advice via a 24/7 support line
  • YMCA employee advantages such as access to national YMCA discounts

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