Assistant Accommodation Project Worker (Sundays)

Pay £2,061 per year
Location YMCA Trinity Group, 56 Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QG
Hours 8 hours every 2 weeks, Sundays 7.45am-3.45pm
Deadline 29th May 2022
Interviews 3rd June 2022
Job Ref:  BSE-SUN


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.

We are recruiting for a Part Time – Assistant Accommodation Project Worker on a Permanent Contract, to join our team at Batt House in Bury St Edmunds.

Job Role


Our Assistant Accommodation Project Workers assist in the running of the residential areas, ensuring a high level of working practice. Their role is to create a warm, caring, homely and secure environment where the development of young people can occur.

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.


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

View Job Description

Assistant Project Worker JD (89kb, PDF)

Days and hours


This is a permanent contract for 8 hours every 2 weeks, Sunday working 7.45-3.45 with the occasional additional opportunity to cover holidays and sickness.

Salary and Benefits


In return, we are offering a salary of £2,061 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


The closing date for this vacancy is 29th May 2022 with interviews to be arranged for 3rd June 2022.

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 Apraku Mensah on 01284 701712 or email  or

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Please read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) for support on applying.


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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.