Housing Support Worker

Employment
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part time
Application deadline: 
Thursday, 28 October, 2021 - 12:00
Based: 
Darlington
Fixed Salary
£21,400
Pro Rata
Employer: 
Tees Valley YMCA

It’s an exciting time at Tees Valley YMCA. Our team has worked hard throughout the pandemic to keep support for young people going as well as adapt where needed. We’ve recently secured new contracts and projects that build on this work, offering more opportunities to young people.

As part of a team, you will support the daily operation of our Positive Support Pathway, including our onsite accommodation and social / learning space. You will offer an effective and professional housing related support service for young people accessing accommodation and progression support.  Managing a caseload of young people as well as supporting colleagues, you will provide engaging and creative support in areas such as tenancy / housing management, independent living skills, training and employment. You will work with each young person to complete their support plan, maintain their independence and achieving positive move on within agreed timescales. You will work with staff and volunteers connected to the project, delivering group and individual support sessions, working closely with young people to ensure they have genuine input into the design of all areas of their support. You will also contribute to attracting referrals, working with partner organisations and the day-to-day development, implementation and delivery of all activities.

We are currently recruiting to a range of permanent full time and part time posts, with various hours available. We are also interested in hearing from people who would like to work evenings and / or weekends.

You’ll find the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications on our website, along with an application form. To apply, please complete the application form, along with a short covering letter detailing why you are interested in one or more of the posts on offer. Please also indicate the number of hours you are interested in and your availability to work days, evenings and / or weekends. You should email your completed application to Alison Wennington – awennington@teesvalleyymca.org.uk 

If you would like to speak to someone about any of the posts on offer, please email Alison with your contact details and one of our team will be in touch.