Accommodation Manager

Contract: Accommodation Manager
Location: Queen Ann House, Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1ND
Pay: £30,866 per year
Hours: 40 hours per week Monday to Friday with some weekend working on a rota basis.
Deadline: 6th December 2021
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: 211206

About Us


YMCA Trinity Group strives to create a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work; we know how staff & volunteers feel directly translates to the quality of service & care we give our clients, and we also recognise the crucial role each and every one of us plays in helping to fulfil our Mission.

Our Accommodation site in Cambridge has 80 rooms, providing a home for 16-25 year olds. We have a fantastic team of accommodation workers, providing ongoing support and encouragement to the young people living at Queen Anne House, which is located in the centre of Cambridge by Parkers Piece, easy to get to via public transport, or if you travel by car we have free onsite car parking too.


For our teams we will ensure our policies and procedures are truly inclusive and work to ensure our environment is a place where everyone can thrive.


View our Diversity and Equality page


Job Role


We are recruiting for an Accommodation Manager to work full-time overseeing the running of our Queen Ann House site, including all contracts relating to the delivery of the Accommodation services.

Our accommodation team work with, and support young people to develop socially, personally and holistically, building their confidence and independence.

As Accommodation Manager you will lead, nurture, and develop the accommodation team to deliver a high quality, person-centred housing support service to young people.

The Accommodation Manager will build relevant internal and external partnerships to develop a creative and forward-thinking service that meets the needs of young people in our care.


Skills and Experience


In summary, the successful applicant will have the following qualities:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience of line managing complex teams within a similar field.
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, including influencing and negotiating with key stakeholders and the ability to work collaboratively and inclusively
  • Ability to lead, motivate and inspire a team and build proactive relationships and be able with colleagues from differing disciplines
  • Ability to drive new initiatives and bring creative thinking and approaches to the work

Job Description


Please read the job description:


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Accommodation Manager Job Description (158KB, PDF)

Salary and Benefits


The salary is £30,866 per year, additional benefits we offer include:

  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holiday allowance
  • Free use of the YMCA Gym at Queen Anne House
  • Free onsite car park – subject to available parking space
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Check Facilitated / Cost Paid
  • Induction programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Regular supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Bridie Carson – Head of Accommodation on 07989 918504. Alternatively, email: or

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Feel free to read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) before applying.


Complete online application


We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form.

If you are having trouble completing your online job application please contact and a member of our HR Team will be able to assist you.

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.