Project Worker (Part time)

Pay £9,724 per year
Location Wellington Street, Ipswich IP3 9RW
Hours 18 hours per week, to be worked 6 hours a day Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Deadline 3rd January 2020
Interviews 10th January 2020


Job role


This 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 within Parent & Child 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. To assist in running Easy Peasy Pod workshops, which are a home learning environment for the parent and child provision around books and activities sessions with the residents and children.

Experience working with a similar client group and an understanding of the needs and challenges these young people may be facing is essential. Experience of delivering group work sessions is desirable. You will need a current knowledge of housing benefits and welfare benefits for young people and the significant changes to housing law.

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


  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility around working hours
  • Be a Team Player
  • Have excellent communication skills

Days and hours


The working hours are 18 hours per week, to be worked 6 hours a day Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Salary and benefits


In return the salary for this role will be £9,724 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Free use of the Onsite Gym
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date


This vacancy closes on 3 January 2020, interviews to be arranged for 10 January 2020.

Contact us


If you are interested and would like to know more then get in touch for an informal chat about this role. Please contact Helen Moore on 01473 372468 or email

Apply now


For more information please see the Job Description (204KB, PDF).

To apply, please see our Application Guidance (119KB, Word), complete an Application Form (116KB, Word) and an Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to or by post to:

YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East
PE3 8DX.


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.