Project Manager – Guildford


Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £35,515 per annum, pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Guildford


YMCA DownsLink Group is looking for a new Project Manager to drive forward the supported housing offer with some truly amazing young people.

You will be passionate about the rights of young people, adaptable to the needs of individual young people and have strong line management experience to inspire staff and enable young people to thrive.

YMCA Guildford Foyer is a 34 bedroom project that has just celebrated its 3rd birthday. The YMCA Guildford Foyer has a very diverse group of young people living under its roof including young people from the Guildford area and young people seeking asylum in the UK. As the Project Manager, you will work with the team to enable young people we are fortunate to have living with us to thrive within the local community.

Role Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is the senior manager within the Foyer project. They will oversee and line manager a dedicated team of staff and work with a range of partner agencies to develop and deliver a range of opportunities for young people to realise independent living in the future. They will be part of a network of project managers across YMCA DLG driving forward our trauma informed approach to supported housing.

Key Requirements:

• Experience of working with a range of organisations
• Experience of working with young people
• Experience of budget management

Expected working pattern:

Monday to Friday 9-5, with some evening and weekends for which Time off in lieu (TOIL) will be offered

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.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which is demonstrated through activities, as well as in policies and working practices. Reinforced by culture and values, they 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).


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Closing Date: 3 December 2021

Interview Date: 13 December 2021


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