Project Worker – Worthing

Job Title: Project Worker

Location: Worthing, West Sussex, UK

Salary: £23,530 (pro rata)

Hours: 30 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 9th August 2021

Interview date: 17th August 2021

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.

We are looking for team member to join the team in The Worthing Foyer a 29 bed supported accommodation project we want you to be involved in the support and growth of our young people. 

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

Overall, our service seeks 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. The post holder will report to the Senior Worker and together we will develop this valuable service with residents and our partners from across the county 

Person Specification  

We would like to have someone that has passion for the work that the YMCA carry out across the West Sussex have drive and ambition to ensure that young people have a positive experience when accessing our services and to ensure positive outcomes for young people we work with.  

Role Responsibilities  

  • 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 

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered. 

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).  

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