Accommodation Support Worker

Contract: Full Time Accommodation Worker
Location: Queen Ann House, Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1ND
Pay: £22,089 per year
Hours: 40 hours per week on a rota basis
Deadline: 24th October 2021
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: 211024

Opportunity for a rewarding career, working full time Monday to Friday supporting young people at our Accommodation provision in Cambridge.   


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.


Job Role


We are recruiting an Accommodation Project Worker to work within our Accommodation team based in Cambridge. This is an opportunity to work with and support young people to develop socially, personally and holistically, building their confidence and independence.

Working with young people to develop individualised support plans; co-produced with each young person and centred around their needs, expectations, and goals.

We focus on a strength-based approach to our work. Understanding of strength based Approach, Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) would be beneficial.

This role will include working Monday to Friday, Bank Holidays and includes occasional weekends participating in the on-call on rota.


Skills and Experience


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


  • Ability to adjust to reactive working environment
  • Good listener and able to show empathy
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to lone work and make decisions
  • Excellent communication skills


Additional Information


Unless stated otherwise, we do require an application form, completed in full, should you wish to be considered for a role with YMCA Trinity Group. Applications are scored against the relevant job description. CV’s will not be considered as an application.

Occasionally we fill a role sooner than expected, we reserve the right to withdraw vacancies before an advertised closing date. Early application is advised. An email will be sent to confirm receipt of applications, please contact if you have a problem submitting your application.

Job Description


Please read the job description:


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Accommodation Project Worker Job Description (209KB, PDF)

Salary and Benefits


The salary for this role is £22,089 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 spaces
  • 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

Closing Date


Last date for applications is 24 October 2021 with interviews to be arranged.

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact; Magdalena Dyjas by calling 01223 356998 or email /

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Please read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) to help you with your application.


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.