Relief Accommodation Project Workers – Various shifts

Contract: Relief Staff  (flexible work)
Pay: £10.06 per hour
Hours: Various shifts – please indicate your availability on your application
Location: Time Stop – 101 Wellington St, Peterborough, PE1 5DU
Deadline: Ongoing
Interviews: TBC
Job Reference: AW-TS


We are recruiting Relief Accommodation Project Workers to join our growing team at Time Stop in Peterborough.

This is 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 and care we give our clients, and we recognise the crucial role each and every one of us plays in helping to fulfil our Mission.

With over 500 staff and Volunteers YMCA Trinity Group work with individuals and families to build better futures through our extensive range of programmes. At Time Stop we offer Accommodation and support for young people at risk of homelessness in Peterborough. You can read more here.


Job Role


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

To assist residents with developing basic life skills such as cooking, budgeting, cleaning and ironing as per their support plan to enable them to maintain their own accommodation after resettlement.

To interact with residents to encourage an appropriate standard of behaviour and ensure that an appropriate living environment is maintained.

In conjunction with a Project Worker, interview and assess prospective residents on arrival at the project and complete all associated administration.

Various shifts are available, on and an as and when required basis. Many of our relief workers progress in their careers, applying for Full and Part Time contracted roles when opportunities arise.


Skills and Experience


In summary, successful applicants will have the following qualities:


  • Great interpersonal skills, delivering good face to face customer care
  • A good understanding of confidentiality
  • Ability to interact with young people in a positive and confident manner, in a non-judgemental and non-discriminative way
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Ability to write reports, keep case notes, client records and maintain excellent liaison with other agencies
  • Ability to work within a reactive environment, flexibly and under pressure.

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.

Days and Hours

Please indicate on your application your preferred availability.

Salary and Benefits

In return, we are offering £10.06 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 Descriptions


Please read the job descriptions:


View Job Description

Accommodation Relief Worker Job Description (167KB, PDF)

Contact Us


If you would like to discuss this role further, we would love to hear from you! Please call 01733 891891 and ask for Karen Milford / Veneti Kerai or email us at


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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.