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10 Jun 2021

Full-Time Project Worker

YMCA DownsLink Group – Posted by Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are recruiting a Project Worker to work in our supported accommodation project for homeless people and rough sleepers. As a Project Worker, you’ll be working alongside the Projects Manager, Senior Project Worker and the wider housing team to provide effective day to day management of our community accommodation project at St Patrick’s.

As a Project Worker you will contribute to the provision of high quality, safe, welcoming and secure supported housing and night shelter services for single homeless people and rough sleepers. This will involve providing assessment and onward support into sustainable accommodation or reconnection, using Psychologically Informed Environment practices, Trauma Informed Approach and restorative practice, to achieve the best possible outcomes for service users across the city which meet their needs and aspirations. You must have knowledge and experience of the homeless community and the challenges they face.

As a service, we provide a safe and caring environment for the homeless community and we seek to encourage and empower this community to move forward positively, and to learn and achieve the independent skills they need to live positive and fulfilling lives. This includes delivering one to one sessions and group work sessions to assist residents to develop personally and socially in order that they grow in confidence and move towards independence.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to the Recruiting Manager. Please email and your query will be forwarded.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our website: Please note that we do not accept CVs. When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where or PDF (we cannot accept Pages) via email.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 32 days.

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