Apr 23, 2021

Male Support Worker

£20,000 yearly
  • YMCA Exeter
  • Exeter, UK
Full time Charity Faith Based

Job Description

Male Support Worker - £20,000 per annum, Full Time (37.5 Hours per week), 33 days annual leave & health plan. 

We are looking for a Male Support Worker to join our professional team in providing support and advocacy for young people aged 16 – 29 who have previously experienced homelessness.

As a Christian organisation, we are inspired and motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ and the hope and love he has given us. The successful candidate will be a committed Christian, able to fully support and promote the ethos of YMCA Exeter and actively take part in the spiritual mission of our work.

In this role, you will take responsibility for working with a small number of young men using our support work programme and under the direction of an experienced manager. As part of a close supportive team, you’ll also be responsible for assisting in leading group sessions and activities with our young people and helping to facilitate the smooth running of our housing services. You will have the confidence and maturity to work effectively with vulnerable young people to help them achieve greater independence. You will have some previous experience of working with young people, be flexible, reliable, a good team player and have good IT skills.

This post will involve working on average five evening shifts each fortnight, typically including one weekend every five weeks and as experience increases, some lone working will be required. We provide training and support to help you develop your expertise and this role will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to know more about the role, we welcome you to contact us by emailing office@ymcaexeter.org.uk or calling 01392 410530. For further information and an application pack, please feel free to visit our website at Jobs - YMCA Exeter

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