Accommodation Project Worker

Contract: Full Time Accommodation Project Worker
Location: HRS Team, 2 Wellington Street, Ipswich, IP1 2NU
Pay: £20,709 per year
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Deadline: 16th June 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 21st June 2021
Job Reference: 210616


Job 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 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.


Skills and Experience


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


  • Experience working with young people
  • Knowledge of housing benefits/welfare benefits system
  • Understanding of partnership working
  • Good communication skills
  • Good teamworking skills
  • Able to interact with people from varied backgrounds

Days and Hours


This role is for 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday on a rota basis including Bank Holidays. Occasional weekend work may be required too.

Salary and Benefits


The salary for this role is £20,709 per year, additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • Free use of the YMCA Gym at Wellington Street
  • Free onsite car park – subject to available parking spaces
  • 20% Discount for staff who have children enrolled at YMCA Childcare Nurseries, After School and/or Holiday Clubs
  • 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 16 June 2021, interviews to be arranged for week commencing 21 June.

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact; Leah Carson on 01473 372490. Alternatively, email /

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For more information please see the Job Description (217KB, PDF) and our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF).


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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.