Senior Project Worker – East Sussex

Senior Project Worker – East Sussex

Eastbourne & Hailsham


37.5 Hours per week

£26,115 per annum


We are recruiting a Senior Support Worker to work in our Eastbourne 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 requires working on shift to cover evenings and weekends as required.


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.


If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to the Recruiting Manager. Please email and your query will be forwarded.


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).



Closing date for applications: Monday 23 November 2020 at 9am

Interview date: Monday 30 November 2020


 How to Apply:

You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at

Download an application pack here

Download an application form here 


Please note that we do not accept CVs. When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where or PDF (we cannot accept Pages) via email.

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