July 29, 2022

Who we are?

We have accommodation, such as an 8 bed supported housing project in Wells and Shepton Mallet for people over the age of 25 years who find themselves homeless. This accommodation offers a home and support needed to help a person get back on their feet and access opportunities for building a better future and securing a tenancy.

What does the job entail? What you will be doing?

his is a key role in our Adults Services team, providing on-site support to people aged 18+ with low support needs living in temporary accommodation.

You will be the lead worker in Grace Harris House/Spencer House and be the first point of contact for residents living there.  You will also be responsible for the day-to-day management of the building and health and safety compliance, ensuring that it provides a safe and welcoming environment for the people living there.

Grace Harris House has 9 units of accommodation in Shepton Mallet, 2 of which are temporary accommodation for Mendip District Council.  Spencer House has 8 units of accommodation in Wells.

This post requires lone working.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

  • An Experience in face-to-face support work  within supported housing or similar
  • An Experience of work in housing, homelessness, supported housing or with vulnerable adults

The candidate will detain a full and valid driving license.

YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.

What we offer!

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7.
  • YMCA employee advantages