Relief Accommodation Project Night Workers

Contract: Relief Staff  (flexible work)
Pay: £11.11 per hour
Hours: Night shifts – please indicate your availability on your application
Location: 56 Westgate street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1QG
Deadline: Ongoing
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: AW-BSE


We have an opportunity to apply for Relief work as an Accommodation Night Worker on a sessional basis.

A ‘rewarding role’ working with, and supporting young people as they progress on their journey through YMCA.


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.

At Bury St Edmunds, we give different levels of support depending on the needs of each young person. There’s supported housing for 16-21 year olds and flats for 18-25 year olds. Each type of accommodation offers the same fundamental service but has unique facilities within the site and in the surrounding areas.


For our teams we will ensure our policies and procedures are truly inclusive and work to ensure our environment is a place where everyone can thrive.


View Our Diversity & Equality Page


Job Role


Relief Accommodation Workers assist in the running of our Accommodation Project.

Supporting the Accommodation Team and young people living at Batt House in Bury St Edmunds, our relief workers pick up shift work when available.

Our Accommodation workers ensure a high level of working practice, maintaining high standards of supervision and support to create a warm caring and homely atmosphere.

Various shifts are available, on an as and when required basis, please indicate your preferred availability on application.

Many of our relief workers progress in their careers, applying for full and part time contracted roles when opportunities arise. Contact us if you would like to know more.


Skills and Experience


In summary, successful applicants will have the following qualities:


  • Great interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver good face to face customer care
  • A good understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in a non-judgemental and non-discriminatory way
  • Ability to interact with young people in a positive and confident manner
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience using computers
  • Sunny disposition
  • Be able to work as part of a team


In accordance with safer recruitment processes many of the roles we recruit for require successful candidates to undertake an appropriate criminal record background check. If an offer of work is accepted, YMCA Trinity Group will facilitate these checks on behalf of our staff and volunteers via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Salary and Benefits


In return, we are offering £11.11 per hour with additional benefits including:


  • DBS facilitated and Cost Paid
  • Induction Programme and on the job Training Opportunities
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date


Whilst this is ongoing recruitment, we do shortlist applications on a regular basis, therefore early application is advised. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy when roles are filled.

Job Description


Please read the job description:


View Job Description

Accommodation Night Worker Job Description (148KB, PDF)

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact; Accommodation Manager-Apraku Mensah on 01284 701712 or email /


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Apply Now


Feel free to read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) before applying.

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.