Location: One YMCA, Crest Road, High Wycombe
Hours: Part Time (20 hours per week). Shifts are on a rota basis and include early mornings, late evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays
One YMCA is seeking a confident, resilient and motivated individual, with extensive supported housing experience; to join our housing team based in our High Wycombe.
This job is responsible for providing housing support in a high-quality housing service at our 125-bed housing service in High Wycombe, supporting homeless individuals over 18 months to two years to move on into safe accommodation and a stable lifestyle. The job is part of a team providing personal counselling, support and enablement to people with a variety of support needs, including those with mental health issues, offenders, family breakdown and alcohol/drug issues.
The job requires working flexible hours in accordance with the rota, that are negotiated with the line manager, and that are in line with the needs of the service users.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience
An understanding of the problems facing homeless people, homelessness issues and experience of working with a vulnerable client group
Relevant Housing qualification (Level 3)
Good written and verbal communication skills.
IT Literate – including the use of Microsoft Office and some administration skills and experience
First Aid certificate (or a willingness to undertake training)
Experience of driving a minibus (or prepared to undertake assessment)
Higher Level Additional Requirements
Experience of working in Supported housing or similar and delivery of Supporting services
Experience in the delivery of guidance, assessment and 1:1 counselling
For a full Job Description and apply, please visit: – https://oneymca.org/work-for-us/current-vacancies
Closing Date: Midnight 3 March 2019
Interview Date: Thursday 7 March 2019
Due to the large number of applications we regret that we cannot respond to all applicants. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.