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15 May 2023

Part-Time Support Project Worker

recruitment@ymcadlg.org – Posted by recruitment@ymcadlg.org Horsham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

  • Location: Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Earnings: £26,425 per annum, pro rata

THE ROLE – Part-time (30 hours per week) / Fixed-term until 6 July 2024 (Maternity cover) / Job description and application pack (including details on our benefits) are available to download from our website

CLOSING DATE – 28 May 2023 at midnight, with a proposed interview date of 6 June 2023. Please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis and as such may close the vacancy before the deadline

We are looking for a Support Project Worker to join our dynamic team at YMCA Horsham. We provide safe and secure accommodation and opportunities for young people who have been made, or are at risk of becoming, homeless. In this role, you will support a caseload of young people or adults at risk, providing supported housing services and coaching them so they can articulate and achieve their aspirations and ambitions, and acquire the skills they need to live independent and fulfilling lives. You will work creatively and effectively alongside young people to inspire and encourage them to develop their talents as they seek employment, volunteering, and training opportunities. You will also coach young people to manage their occupancy agreement and adhere to house rules, in preparation for independent living. In addition, you will promote a credit culture, encouraging young people to keep up to date with all payments for rent.

Based on site, this role is on a rolling rota, working 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays. You will get to know the team and project, along with extensive training prior to starting on a rota.

ABOUT YOU – We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything described, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself

A successful applicant will love being involved in the support and growth of young people and will be able to actively encourage residents into education, training and employment. You will be passionate about supporting young people to lead independent lives. Ideally, you will have specific knowledge and experience of working with young people leaving care. You will be able to use your skills to ensure the progression of young people and have the will to learn about the key risks, challenges and opportunities for young people.

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact [email protected]

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at [email protected]

TO APPLY – Please ensure you fully complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV

An inclusive workplace – We are committed to policies and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to supporting our people to make sure our culture is consistent with this commitment. We encourage applications from people from all sections of the communities that we serve. We particularly welcome applications from People of Colour and minoritised white communities, people who are LGBTQU+, and people with disabilities and neurodiversities because these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Accessibility – If you require assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact us. If you are local to our Head Office in Hove, we can provide you with a paper copy of the job advert and application form. If you are not local, we can post these to your preferred address. If you require these documents in another format, please let us know.

For more information on our efforts to build an inclusive workplace, and how we can support you with your application, please see the application pack.

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 (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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How to Apply

Please apply for this role via our website: Support Project Worker in Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom | YMCA Careers (ymcadlg.org)

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

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