Assistant Accommodation Project Worker – Part Time

Contract: Part Time Accommodation Project Worker
Location: Batt House, 56 Westgate Street, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1QG
Pay: £9,131 per year
Hours: 20 hours per week
Deadline: 23rd May 2021
Interviews: 28th May 2021
Job Reference: 210523


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.

This role will include flexible working hours (20 hours a week) based on residents’ needs.


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 skills


Days and hours


This role is for 20 hours per week. The shifts for this role are to be scheduled across 5 days a week, for 5 hours per day, based on residents’ needs.  

Salary and benefits


The salary for this role is £9,131 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 23 May 2021, interviews to be arranged for 28 May.


Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more, please contact; Apraku Mensah 01284 701712 /


Apply now


For more information please see the job description (191KB, 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.