Senior Support Worker

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YMCA Downslink Group
Brighton, East Sussex
£24,725 per annum
04 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Senior Support Worker
Contract Type
Full Time


Senior Support Worker
Brighton & Hove
37.5 hours per week
£24,725 per annum

We are recruiting a full time Senior Support Worker to work in our Brighton and Hove projects that provide housing to young people aged 16-25 years old, with complex support needs. The purpose of this role is to work with the Projects Manager to ensure the effective day to day operation and safe running of the projects.  The Senior Worker will be expected to support the Projects Manager in the line management of staff and deputise in their absence.

You will need to be a competent administrator with the ability to plan, prioritize and use your initiative to solve problems. You will have excellent IT and communication skills in order to support the Projects Manager in the delivery of housing management services including; income collection; void management, maintenance, health & safety and breaches of licence/tenancy agreements.   

Experience of working with a similar client group and an understanding of the needs and challenges posed by young people is essential.  You will also need an understanding of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, and experience working in a housing project.   

This post is generally Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. However, you will need to have the ability to work flexibly as you will work as part of an on-call rota twice a month (You will receive additional pay for this). 
You may occasionally be required to cover some evenings and weekends.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Closing date for applications: Thursday 21st September 2017 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed


Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.