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Project Worker, Hastings (YMCA DownsLink Group)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/19278
  • Published: Tue 23/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: £23,530 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 0JB

Job introduction

Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Tuesday 07 December 2021
 

Application form can be found at the below link:

https://www.ymcadlg.org/application-form-4/?post-name=Project%20Worker%20-%20Hastings&post-location=Hastings,%20East%20Sussex

 

About the role

Do you have a flair for supporting and inspiring young people to achieve their goals? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced environment, have a sense of humour and the drive and determination to develop and deliver an outstanding service? If so, we want to hear from you.

YMCA DownsLink Group have opened a brand-new 47 bedded supported accommodation service in Hastings for young people between the ages of 16 and 25. We are looking for a Project Worker to work alongside our existing team.

Top Criteria

  • Deliver and use Psychologically Informed Environment practices, Trauma-Informed Approaches and Restorative Practice.
  • Enable residents to articulate and achieve their ambitions and aspirations.
  • Support residents to acquire the skills they need to lead independent and fulfilling lives.
  • Identify, map and encourage the growth of each residents’ assets, strengths and talents.

 

Top Responsibilities

This is challenging yet rewarding work that helps the young people we support to belong, contribute, and thrive: https://www.ymcadlg.org/our-impact/ymca-stories/

 

You will report to the Projects manager and provide detailed records, progression routes and innovative ideas to encourage and empower young people to move forward positively, and to learn and achieve the independent skills they need to live positive and fulfilling lives .

Key Requirements

  • Specific knowledge and experience of working with young people leaving care is an advantage.
  • Enhanced DBS will be required.

 

Expected working pattern: 12 noon until 8pm, with half hour unpaid lunch break or a rolling rota, to cover 7 days. i.e. Monday to Wednesday; Thursday & Friday off, Saturday & Sunday to work.

 

Further Information

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).

 

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

 

Apply Now

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/12/19278
  • Published: Tue 23/11/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: £23,530 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN38 0JB