Smiling man at YMCA St Pauls Group

9 October 2019

  • Fixed term
  • YMCA Wimbledon
  • Applications have closed.

YMCA St Paul's Group

Location: YMCA Wimbledon, SW19, expected to regularly visit and work at all Merton Night Shelter venues, and may be required to work at any YMCA LSW location
Contract: Fixed term; 40 hours per week (as required to run the service), including evenings, weekends and public holidays
Salary: £10.80 per hour

YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) emerged from the coming together of four separate Associations over an 18-month period. The group is largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for over 1,200 residents each night.

The vision of the Association is of ‘Places where young people thrive and communities flourish’. Its mission is to be ‘an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive’.


The role

This role is based at our YMCA in Wimbledon, reporting to the Project Coordinator. The postholder will be expected to support the Project Coordinator in delivering the night shelter project. This will include offering guests safe, appropriate shelter and support, and providing support to the venue teams by regularly visiting all venues. The postholder will also be responsible for undertaking case work and accompanying guests to appointmenets when necessary.

Applicants should have:

  • Experience of working face to face with homeless people
  • Experience of completing health & safety assessments
  • Knowledge of local area housing provision.
  • Understanding of the benefits system.

It is beneficial but not essential for applicants to have experience of working with people who are suffering with substance misuse or mental health problems and to have a full driving licence with access to own vehicle.


To Apply

Complete the Application Packs in the links below and then click “Apply for the job” at the bottom of this page.

Closing date: 23rd October 2019

YMCA St Paul’s Group Project Assistant (Merton Winter Night Shelter) Job Description
YMCA St Paul’s Group Application Form
New Application Pack Guidance YMCA St Pauls Group
YMCA St Paul’s Group Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
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