Accommodation Engagement Officer Support Worker HRS job in Ipswich at YMCA Suffolk

Accommodation Engagement Officer / Support Worker (HRS)

Company: YMCA Suffolk

Location: Ipswich UK

Date Posted:Mar 07, 2018

PositionAccommodation Engagement Officer/Youth Support Worker,         (Ipswich)ContractFull time Pay£19449.47Hours37.5 hrs per week on a rota basis that will include weekends, Bank Holidays 52 weeks per year on a rota basisDeadline3rd April 2018Interviews6th April 2018 Job RoleYMCA Trinity Group is a rapidly growing provider, specialising in providing accommodation and support.  We are recruiting an Engagement Officer to work within our Accommodation team based in Ipswich.The role will include key-working individuals, as well as engaging all of the young people who live within the projects and supporting them to develop socially, personally and spiritually in order that they may grow in confidence and independence.You will be required to ensure that all residents receive an appropriate level of support and training according to their individual needs; and will assist residents to access education, employment, and training, voluntary work experience where applicable.You will be required to interview potential residents/parents and support them to devise their own support plan (Pathway Plan). Through delivering life skills training you will give young people the skills and knowledge they need to move on to more independent accommodation and resettle them in their new home.Experience working with a similar client group and an understanding of the needs and challenges these young people may be facing is essential. Experience of delivering group work sessions is desirable.You will need a current knowledge of housing benefits and welfare benefits for young people and significant changes to housing law.This role will include working evenings, weekends. Your own car with business insurance is an essential requirement. Please refer to the job description available on our website  from where you can also download an application pack. If you would like to discuss this further, please contact Helen Moore on 01473 295265. View full job description
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