Location:  YMCA South Ealing

Contract:  Permanent, 20 hours per week

Salary:     £12,728 per annum

Lifeskills Officer

YMCA West London is a charity and registered housing provider whose mission is to be an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As a member of the wider YMCA Federation, our vision is of places where young people thrive and communities flourish.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and motivated Lifeskills Officer for our South Ealing hostel, reporting to the Senior Housing Support Officer.

The post holder will be expected to provide high quality, holistic support and temporary housing accommodation with associated facilities for young vulnerable people to develop their personal and social skills sufficient for them to live independently from the YMCA in a sustainable way and assist them to move on in a planned manner to more independent accomoodation.

The role will include ensuring that interviews and risk assessments with prospective clients are carried out, and that the resident is fully and carefully inducted into the YMCA once accepted.

Applicants should:
• Have knowledge of the issues facing young vulnerable people
• Have knowledge of learning styles and/or basic skills techniques
• Have previous experience of working with young people
• Have previous experience of delivering Life Skills or similar programmes

Benefits include: On going staff development, training, opportunities for career progression, 22 days annual leave (increasing by a day per year to a maximum of 27 pro rata plus bank holidays), a pension scheme, free Life Assurance, Child Care vouchers scheme, Cycle2Work scheme, free Health cash plan including an Employee Assistance Programme.

To Apply

For a full job description, applicant pack, applicant privacy notice please visit the YMCA England website https://ymca.current-vacancies.com

Completed Applications should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o info@hrinitiatives.co.uk.

If you prefer to submit your CV to register your interest in applying for this position, please be aware that as a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are shortlisted and selected for an interview you must complete an application form before you can be interviewed.

Closing date: 3rd May

YMCA West London is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA West London is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

 

Lifeskills Officer Job Description
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 Closing date: We will be reviewing completed applications on a daily basis until we recruit to all posts, therefore please return your application without delay.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.