Assistant Accommodation Project Worker – Weekends

Contract: Assistant Accommodation Project Worker – Weekend working
Location: 101 Wellington Street, Peterborough PE1 2DU
Pay: £4,664 per year / £8.96 per hour
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 5pm till 10pm
Deadline: 26th October 2021
Interviews: Week commencing 8th November
Job Reference: 211026

Opportunity for Part Time – Weekend Working. A rewarding role, making a difference to the lives of young people.     

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.

With over 500 staff and Volunteers YMCA Trinity Group work with individuals and families to build better futures through our extensive range of programmes. At Time Stop we offer Accommodation and support for young people at risk of homelessness in Peterborough.

 

Job Role

 

The role of an Assistant Accommodation Project Worker (AAPW) is to assist in the delivery of practical support to vulnerable homeless people enabling them to maintain their licences in the hostel through participation in meaningful activities such as education, training or employment and resettle to appropriate accommodation in the community.

AAPW’s assist in the development of skills necessary for independent living such as cooking, budgeting, cleaning and ironing as per a young person’s care plan, to enable them to maintain their own accommodation after resettlement.

AAPW’s interact with our residents to encourage an appropriate standard of behaviour and ensure that an appropriate living environment is maintained. Maintaining high standards of supervision whist creating a warm, caring and homely environment.

 

Skills and Experience

 

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

  • Experience of working with young people, although not necessarily in a housing context
  • A good understanding of ‘partnership’ working with external agencies
  • Ability to write reports, keep case notes, client records and the ability to make and maintain excellent liaison with other agencies
  • Ability to work flexibly and under pressure within a reactive environment

Job Description

 

Please read the job description:

 

View Job Description

Assistant Accommodation Project Worker Job Description (202KB, PDF)


Salary and Benefits

 

The salary for this role is £4,664 per year (£8.96 per hour).

Additional benefits we offer include:

  • 5 weeks holiday & public holiday allowance (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • Free use of the YMCA Gym at The Cresset
  • 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 26 October 2021 with interviews to be arranged for week commencing 8 November.


Contact Us

 

If you would like to discuss this further, please contact; Karen Milford 01733 891891 or email karen.milford@ymcatrinity.org.uk or Venetia Kerai venetia.kerai@ymcatrinity.org.uk. Alternatively, you can contact recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk.


Apply Now

 

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 recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk 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.