Job Title: Weekend Duty Support Officer

Location: YMCA Roxeth Gate

Contract: Permanent contract

Hours of Work: 14 hours per week (Sat and Sun 8am-3pm or 3pm-10pm
Salary: £6180.72 per annum

Closing Date: 12:00 midday 3rd December 2018

YMCA St Paul’s Group 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

The Association is the largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for around 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, care homes, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its Health and Wellbeing Centres, children, youth and family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres.

Job Role

This role is based at our YMCA in Roxeth Gate, reporting to the Housing Manager. 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 accommodation.

Duties include:
• Giving advice, advocacy and liaison, emotional support and general counselling
• Helping residents in gaining access to other services, as well as establishing personal safety and security
• Maintaining the safety and security of the accommodation
• Monitoring movement of residents in and out of the building and checking the visitor’s list to ensure all guests leave the premises at appropriate times
• Regularly patrolling the premises and ensuring the House Rules and License Agreement are adhered to
• Ensuring the residents are aware of Health, Safety and Security Policies and Procedures
• Ensuring that residents understand the Procedures for reporting abuse or neglect

Applicants should:
• Have knowledge of the handling of emergency situations and working with emergency services
• Have knowledge of the security issues which arise in a residential setting
• Have knowledge of Supporting People Programme and the issues facing young vulnerable people
• Have knowledge of basic reception duties
• Have up to one year’s previous experience of work in a Supported housing or similar environment
• Have up to one year’s experience of working with a vulnerable client group

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Closing date: 12:00 midday 3rd December 2018

Charity No: 104192