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Housing Support Worker

Housing Support Worker
Organisation Recruiting: 
YMCA Ripon
Closing Date: 
Monday, 17 May, 2021
Salary: 
£22182.96
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Job Description: 

Ripon YMCA are seeking an enthusiastic and reliable person to provide Housing Support to our tenants, and to fully engage with the ongoing development of Ripon YMCA and our ambitious plans.

Working closely with our other HSW and Housing Operations Manager we require a can-do and supportive individual to work with a small caseload of tenants. In addition, practical support is required to ensure we are safe and secure, with the post holder and team being responsible for various health and safety checks and maintenance activities.

We are developing a range of projects and services for our tenants and young people in the community and have recently started some accredited employability sessions and youth work activity. We expect all team members to engage with these exciting developments as appropriate.

The ideal candidate for this worthwhile and varied role would be someone with knowledge and experience of working with young people or young adults, and has an understanding of the challenges and barriers faced by them.
Housing knowledge and experience would be advantageous to the role, as well as experience of safeguarding adults and/or children, Health and Safety, Training and Youth and Community Work.

We can offer this role as a 28 hour post up to full time at 37 hours.

We generally work Monday to Fridays in the daytime but do require flexibility. Opportunities for training and CPD are available to meet and maintain skills and knowledge requirements for this varied role. If appropriate we can also offer additional hours in the evenings to cover our Youth Work provision.

For more information or to discuss the role further, please contact Joanne on 07707 044936 or joanne@riponymca.org.

Interview Date: 
Monday, 24 May, 2021
Hours: 
28 to 37 hours per week
Location: 
Ripon