Accommodation Project Worker Parent & Child (part time)

Contract Accommodation Project Worker Parent & Child (part time)
Pay £13,505 per year
Location Wellington Street Ipswich IP1 2NU
Hours This is a part time role for 25 hours per week, to be worked 5 hours a day on a rota basis which includes days / evening shifts.
Deadline 23rd October
Interviews 2nd November


Job role


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

Accommodation Project Workers are required to ensure that all residents receive an appropriate level of support and training according to their individual needs and to assist residents to access education, employment, training, and voluntary work experience where applicable.

The role of an Accommodation Project Worker also involves interviewing potential residents/parents 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 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. You will need a current knowledge of housing benefits and welfare benefits for young people and the significant changes to housing law.


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


  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility around working hours
  • Be a Team Player
  • Have excellent communication skills

Days and hours


This is a part time role for 25 hours per week, to be worked 5 hours a day on a rota basis which includes days / evening shifts.

Salary and benefits


In return, the salary for this role will be £13,505 per year, additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays
  • Free use of the Onsite Gym
  • 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

Closing date


The closing date for this vacancy is 23 October 2020, interviews are to be arranged for 2 November 2020.

Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more, please feel free to get in touch for an informal chat about this role. Contact our Senior Accommodation Project Worker – Leah Cooper 01473 372490 or email

Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (205KB, PDF).

To apply, please see our application guidance (116KB, Word), complete an application form (113KB, Word).


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


Please forward any word version forms to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.


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.