May 2019

Location:  Cheltenham
Job Title:  Housing Support Worker
Responsible to:  Senior Housing Support Worker
Salary: £17,500 - £22,500 per annum full-time
Hours of work: 37.5 hrs per week
Hours: 8.00 am and 10.00 pm  
Flexible working is required to cover shifts including weekdays, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

YMCA Cheltenham is a Christian Charity that seeks to meet the needs of young people and the wider community.

We are looking to appoint a Housing Support Worker to join our team in Cheltenham.

You will be an active member of the supported housing team, providing high quality, caring and cost effective support to our residents.

You will be involved in developing personal, social and spiritual programmes helping residents to reach their individual goals, leading to independent living.  You will be able to build positive relationships with a wide range of people, including residents, colleagues, partner and other local agencies, attending on- and off-site meetings as required.

The successful candidate will have worked within a similar role previously or be able to demonstrate the capacity to work with vulnerable/challenging client groups. 

Friendly and approachable, you will have the ability to be firm but fair, maintaining professional boundaries at all times. 

We are proud of the professionalism and commitment of a team of staff that has the skills and ability to deliver a wide range of high quality and culturally sensitive services that are appropriate to the needs of our client groups.  We truly believe in supporting and developing our staff to reach their full potential.  You will be provided with a working environment and culture that will enable you to thrive, use your existing skills and learn new ones.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • Salary £17,500-£22,500 per annum full-time
  • Annual leave - 20 days per annum rising by an additional day per year after 2 years’ service to a maximum of 25 days.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free use of the YMCA Fitness Suite and Sports Facilities currently available
  • Bike2Work Scheme

With all this on offer, why wouldn’t you want to join us?

HOW TO APPLY: For details of how to apply, view the job description, and the application form please click the links below:

Please Note: Only applications submitted on YMCA Cheltenham’s Application Form will be accepted.  CVs and any other supporting documentation will not be considered.