Accommodation Project Worker – UASC

Contract Full Time Accommodation Project Worker – UASC Team
Location Wellington Street Ipswich IP1 2NU
Pay £20,265 per year
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Deadline 31st August 2020
Interviews 9th September 2020

An opportunity for Full Time work, Monday to Friday with some weekend working. Working with and supporting young Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers as part of our wider Accommodation Team.

Job role

THE ROLE The 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 assist our residents to access education, employment, training, and voluntary work experience where applicable.


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.


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 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 and welfare benefits for young people.


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 full time role for 37.5 hours per week, working on a rota basis.


Please note: an essential requirement for this role is the need to have a current driving licence and access to your own car with business insurance.


Salary and benefits


The salary for this role is £20,265 per year, additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • Free use of the Onsite Gym
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS 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 31st August 2020, interviews to be arranged for 9th September 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 Accommodation Manager Tash Wightman 01473 372490 or email



Apply now


For more information please see the job description (216KB, PDF).



Alternatively, you can download and complete a word version of the application form (113KB, Word).

We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

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YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East

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.