Project Worker – Crawley

Project Worker
Crawley Foyer
Permanent Contract
37.5 hours per week
£22,305 per annum

We are recruiting a Project Worker to work alongside our wider housing team to support the day-to-day operation of our accommodation for young people aged sixteen to twenty-five.

The role includes delivering one to one sessions and groups work sessions to assist residents to develop personally and socially in order that they grow in confidence and move towards independence within their local community.

You will work with the team to ensure that young people are engaged in effective support planning, working towards achievable goals so they can move towards positive outcomes.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including training opportunities, 5.4 weeks annual leave (plus bank holiday entitlement), a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You must have experience working with young people, particularly those considered to have multiple and complex support needs and be able to manage unacceptable behaviour and de-escalate situations appropriately.

You should have the ability to engage, motivate, inspire and empower young people; and will be required to manage tasks to ensure the safe running of the building your working in and the safeguarding of residents we support.

This is challenging yet rewarding work that helps the young people we support to belong, contribute, and thrive.

The role involves working on a rota pattern, which includes evenings. Please see page 10 of the application pack for more information.

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and 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).


Closing date for applications: Thursday 14th November 2019

Interviews date: To be confirmed


How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at or by hand or post to:

Human Resources
Reed House,
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here

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