Support Worker – Full Time Accommodation Worker
|Contract:||Accommodation Project Worker – Full Time|
|Pay:||£22,575 per year|
|Hours:||40 hours a week on a 7 day rota|
|Location:||Queen Ann House, Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1ND|
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.
Our accommodation site in Cambridge has 80 rooms, providing a home for 16-25 year olds. We have a fantastic team of staff, providing ongoing support and encouragement to the young people living at Queen Anne House, which is located in the centre of Cambridge by Parkers Piece, easy to get to via public transport, or if you travel by car we have free onsite car parking too.
We are recruiting an Accommodation Project Worker to work our Accommodation Team based in Cambridge. This is an opportunity to work with and support young people to develop socially, personally and holistically, building their confidence and independence.
Working with young people to develop individualised support plans; co-produced with each young person and centred around their needs, expectations, and goals.
We focus on a strength-based approach to our work. Understanding of strength based Approach, Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) and Trauma Informed Care (TIC) would be beneficial.
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
- Excellent communication skills
Please read the job description:
Accommodation Project Worker Job Description (147KB, PDF)
Salary and Benefits
In return, we are offering £22,575 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:
- 5 weeks holiday plus public holiday allowance
- Free use of the YMCA Gym at Queen Anne House
- Free onsite car park – subject to available parking spaces
- 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
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.
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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.