Senior Project Worker OLAC

Leylands / Horsham
Permanent Contract
37.5 Hours per week
£26,115 per annum

As Senior Project Worker, you’ll be working alongside the OLAC Manager to support the implementation of our OLAC service. You will be expected to coordinate the implementation of a range of activities within the projects and provide support for the residents. You will have the ability to engage and build a rapport with both the team and the residents.

The ideal candidate for this post will have:

  • Experience of working within Older Looked After Children service
  • Good knowledge of, and relationships with, partnership agencies within West Sussex
  • Proven experience in safeguarding young people
  • Excellent record keeping and IT skills.

A valid driving licence is required for the role.

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, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

The position involves working 5 days over a 7-day rolling rota, including some weekends, evenings and early mornings.

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).

Closing date for applications: Thursday 9th April 2020 at 9am
Interview date: To be confirmed

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group, or contact HR via recruitment@ymcadlg.org or Human Resources, 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE (01273 222567).

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