Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group
Working hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,100 per annum
Location: Hove, East Sussex, United Kingdom
YMCA DLG stands together with children and young people who are at risk; keeping them safe, supporting their emotional wellbeing, and enabling them to belong, contribute and thrive in their local community. They work to prevent youth homelessness across Sussex and Surrey and provide a home to 763 young people every night. They reach a further 10,000 young people and their families through their other key services, such as counselling, support and advice, mediation, and youth work, so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive.
St Patrick’s provides a 24-hour accommodation-based assessment and support service, operating 365 days a year. It supports 29 residents, providing opportunities for innovation in 1:1 support and group work activities.
They are looking for a permanent, full-time (37.5 hours) Support Project Assistant to be responsible for administration tasks as well as providing support and companionship to adults with complex needs.
The robust St Patrick’s team is made up of support staff, night staff, maintenance staff and management working closely together with the aim to support clients into longer term and more independent accommodation. The experienced and committed team adopt a trauma informed and psychologically informed approach to supporting residents who have been, or are at risk of homelessness, to signpost them to substance and alcohol services as well as provide opportunity for meaningful occupation.
The role is placed on a rota pattern, working 5 days in 7 days, including late evenings and weekends. You will receive extensive training prior to starting on a rota.
Who You Are
They are looking for a friendly, welcoming and professional person that can work alongside the team to develop safe, boundaried and consistent relationships with the residents living in the services.
Great candidates may not fit everything that have been described above, or who have important skills that have not been mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell them about yourself.
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How to apply:
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YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which they demonstrate through their activities, as well as in their policies and working practices. Reinforced by their 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: 24 July 2022