We have 2 opportunities at this time. A permanent Housing Support Worker and a sessional Youth Support Worker position.
Housing Support Worker: Contract: Permanent Salary: £22,182.96 (FTE 37 Hours) Hours of work: 28 hours up to 37 hours per week Place of work: Ripon YMCA Holidays: 29 days pro rata Closing date: 9am on the 17th of May Interview dates: Provisional dates of the 24th and 25th of May
The role: Ripon YMCA are seeking an enthusiastic and reliable person to provide 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sessional Youth Support Worker Job title: Youth Support Worker Based at: Ripon YMCA or around Ripon Responsible to: Ripon YMCA CEO or Project Leader Hourly rate: £12 to £16 depending on experience / qualifications (enhanced rate due to unsociable hours) Contract: No fixed contract. Hours paid against a timesheet
Purpose of the role:
We require flexible team members who can support our activities.
In addition to our housing provision we have started to deliver personal and social development courses and Youth Work for young people. Our aim is to provide local young people with a range of support opportunities to reduce barriers to employment, housing, and positive wellbeing.
We require a small team of flexible Youth Support Workers to help us develop and provide these services and support our existing provision.
This could be: - Supporting our staff and partners to deliver evening youth work sessions (age 11+) - Supporting our school holiday engagement activities - Providing one to one support for a YMCA tenant (aged 16 to 25) - Helping us deliver learning provision for our tenants or local young people - Supporting tenants informally in a group (e.g. Pizza and film session) - Taking a young person to an appointment or out for a coffee
3 to 5pm on a Wednesday evening in term time.
Various hours in school holidays to help provide engagement / diversionary activities.
We are continuing to apply for funds and develop our provision. It is likely that opportunities will continue to grow for Youth Support Workers.
To apply for this position please send your CV and a supporting letter with the details of 2 people who can provide a reference to email@example.com. We will interview those who demonstrate the skills and experience required. There is no closing date, this vacancy will remain open until we recruit the most appropriate candidates.