Residential Support Workers

YMCA Brunel
Frome, Somerset
£21,100 per annum (Full time equivalent)
07 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
Contract Type

Residential Support Workers

£21,100 per annum (Full time equivalent)

Fixed term until 31 st March 2024

Full time and part time positions available

You will be working on rota including days, evenings, bank holidays and weekends.

Our positions are located in the Mendip and the South Somerset areas across our housing projects.

Who we are?

We provide 100+ units within a range of supported housing projects, alongside single, shared and emergency accommodation within the Mendip and South Somerset area. Offering a home and support needed by young people to develop skills, prepare for independent living and access to training, education, employment and social & leisure opportunities as part of the P2i contract.

What does the job entail?

This is a key role within the support team of YMCA Brunel Group. The post holder will be working to support young people within housing projects and within the community to equip them with the skills to live independently.

Support will be provided across the Mendip and the South Somerset areas where needed, both accommodation and community-based work, to assist those who are not housed but need comprehensive housing support to identify, secure and set up accommodation to achieve independent living.

The post is also responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, rent collection and rent administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

An experience of working in a supported housing setting, knowledge of housing & homelessness legislation, knowledge of Children’s Social Care / Leaving Care would be desired as well as knowledge of advice and advocacy and welfare benefits.

The successful candidate will be IT competent with a working knowledge of Microsoft software and outlook.

You will be having a Full Driving Licence with access to a vehicle.

YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.

If you think the job is for you, please apply!

What we offer!

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave. 
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7. 
  • YMCA employee advantages

YMCA Brunel Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).