Accommodation Support Worker

Pay £19.838.46 + £56 per sleep-in
Hours 37.5 hrs per week on a rota basis that will include days, Sleep-ins, weekends and Bank Holidays

52 weeks per year on a rota basis

Deadline 27th January 2019
Interviews  31st January 2019


Job Role

We are recruiting an Accommodation support worker to work within our Accommodation team based in Stowmarket.


The role will include key-working individuals, as well as engaging all of the young people who live within the projects and supporting them to develop socially, personally and spiritually in order that they may grow in confidence and independence.


You will be required to ensure that all residents receive an appropriate level of support and training according to their individual needs; and will assist residents to access education, employment, and training and voluntary work experience where applicable. You will be required to interview potential residents and support them to devise their own support plan (Pathway Plan). Through delivering life skills training you will give young people the skills and knowledge they need to move on to more independent accommodation and resettle them in their new home.


Experience of working with a similar client group and an understanding of the needs and challenges these young people may be facing is essential. Experience of delivering group work sessions is desirable.


Permanent Contract: 37.5 hrs per week on a rota basis that will include days, Sleep-ins, weekends and Bank Holidays – 52 weeks per year on a rota basis


Please note that this post is based in Stowmarket however your own car with business insurance is an essential requirement as you may be required to travel.


Salary: £19.838.46 + £56 per sleep-in

Closing Date: 27th January 2019

Interviews: Thursday 31st January 2019

To be held at The Mix, 127 Ipswich Street IP14 1BB


YMCA Trinity Group offer services and support to young lives and their families across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and into Northamptonshire.

Benefits we offer:

  • 25 Days Holiday-Pro Rata for Part-Time Staff
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact 01449773040 / 01284701712

For more details please see Job Description.


To apply online, click here.


YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.