Assistant Accommodation Project Worker – Activities (Part Time)

Contract: Part Time Assistant Accommodation Project Worker (In Charge of Activities)
Location: YMCA Trinity Group, 56 Westgate Street, Batt House, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QG
Pay: £9,328 per year
Hours: 5 hours per day based on resident’s needs (max 20 hours per week)
Deadline: 27th June 2021
Interviews: 2nd July 2021
Job Reference: 210627



Job Role


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

You will be required to ensure that all residents receive an appropriate level of support and training according to their individual needs; and will assist residents to access education, employment, training and voluntary work experience.

Experience working with a similar client group and an understanding of the needs and challenges these young people face is essential. Experience delivering group work sessions is desirable, though a full induction and training would be given.

When there are no activities planned occasional reception duties are included in the role.


Skills and Experience


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


  • Ability to develop and organise inclusive activities
  • Having the ability to promote and encourage participation.
  • Be well organised
  • Excellent communication skill

Days and Hours


This role has flexible hours with scheduled across 5 days a week, for 5 hours per day, based on residents’ needs.  

Salary and Benefits


The salary for this role is £9,328 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday plus public holidays (Pro rata for part time staff)
  • 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 27 June 2021 with interviews to be arranged for 2 July 2021.


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: or ring 01284 701712.


Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (193KB, PDF) and our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF).


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.