Housing Related Support Worker

Grimsby & Cleethorpes Area Doorstep are looking for a compassionate, skilled and self-motivated individual to join their team of housing related support workers; working on a one-to-one basis and within small groups supporting young people and young families to lead a settled way of life.

The successful applicant will have experience of working in a supportive and enabling role. S/he will have an enthusiasm for working with young people; an empathic approach; excellent communication skills; and will understand the importance of professional boundaries, and maintaining client confidentiality.

This post is initially for a fixed period until the end of June 2021; extension thereafter will be dependent on continuation of funding.

All posts are subject to references and enhanced DBS checks.

If you would like an application form please email paula.maskill@centre4.org.uk 

or call 01472  236688

Closing date for applications is 4.00pm Monday 21st September 2020

Interviews are expected to take place w/c 28th September 2020

Doorstep is an equal opportunities employer

NEL Women’s Aid – Relief Refuge Support Worker

Location: Town Centre, Grimsby

Hours: As & when

Salary: £8.72ph

NEL Women’s Aid are looking for a kind and friendly person who shows empathy and can offer crisis support in a caring and non-judgemental way.  This post could offer someone the opportunity to begin or develop their career in domestic abuse services.

The nature of the work undertaken means that this invitation is for women only and is exempt under Schedule 9 Part 1 Equalities Act 2010

Main tasks are to;

  • provide an immediate and safe place for women and children who are escaping domestic abuse
  • be responsible for supporting the women, assessing their risk and safety planning
  • take part in refuge out of hours ‘on-call’ phone service including occasional call-outs for admissions

The dates and times are on an ‘as and when’ basis and include covering sickness, holidays and weekends.

to find out more and to apply please click here.

NEL Women’s Aid – Housing Development Manager

Deadline 31st August 2020

Location: Town Centre, Grimsby 

Hours: 37½

Salary: £24,589

Women’s Aid provide support and accommodation for victims and survivors of domestic abuse. They are looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic and friendly person to lead this new, exciting, and very long-awaited project.

The following role is to help manage, develop, plan and lead on WA’s new and exciting ‘Housing Development Project’ – responsible for purchasing and managing properties, managing buildings work, décor and maintenance, client tenancy and rent management.

Click here for more information and job application.

Lead Youth Worker, Oasis Hub South Grimsby

Deadline 1st September

Part-Time, 14 Hours Per Week (0.35 Fte) Some Evenings

One Year Fixed Term Contract

SALARY: £8,189 per annum for 14 hours/week (£23,164 FTE)

Oasis Charitable Trust is a multi-national charity supporting young people and their families in 10 countries worldwide. Their vision is for building healthy communities: places where everyone is included, making a contribution and reaching their full potential.

They have an opportunity for an experienced Lead Youth Worker to work as part of their Oasis Hub South Grimsby team to deliver a programme of activities and opportunities that support the personal and social development of the young people within the local community based in South Grimsby. This activity takes place over some weekday evenings.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • To develop and deliver a youth mentoring programme that is meaningful and positive
  • To deliver a successful evening targeted youth provision (e.g. sports, creative arts and drama projects).
  • To line manage, youth sessional staff and volunteers
  • Support young people to engage in volunteering and leadership opportunities.

The successful post holder must have:

  • A relevant professional qualification in Youth & Community work (Level 3 or above).
  • Experience working in a youth/community setting alongside other statutory and voluntary organisations.
  • Ability to function in diverse settings and with a wide range of professional agencies.
  • Be self-motivated, resilient, with excellent organisational/administrative and inter-personal skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing national organisation, making a difference to communities on a local level, while individually improving the life chances of young people. As part of the package, Oasis offers:

  • A pension scheme, currently offering 7% employer contribution
  • A generous holiday allowance, starting at 25 days per year (plus 8 Bank Holidays)

If you are interested in this position, please email recruitment@oasisuk.org  to receive an Application Pack. (CVs alone will not be accepted).

Completed applications should be returned by 9am Tuesday 1st September 2020.

Interviews will take place in South Grimsby on 9th September 2020.

For full information go to the Oasis website

YMCA Humber – Foyer Coach

Job role post through YMCA Humber:

Deadline 15th August

In 2001, YMCA Humber opened The Foyer, providing supported housing, based upon a self-contained model, for 26 young people. Our Foyer Project offers supported accommodation for 16-24 year-olds who are actively involved in education, training or volunteering.

This role, reporting to the Accommodation Lead, will work with a dedicated caseload to actively engage residents to develop and implement a positive support plan covering the following areas:

  • Practical living skills, including shopping, cooking, cleaning, laundry etc.
  • Budgeting and money management.
  • Maintaining healthy relationships.
  • Improving health and wellbeing, including mental health.
  • Maintaining good personal hygiene and cleanliness of accommodation.
  • Accessing and engaging with external agencies and services.
  • Accessing education, training, and employment opportunities.
  • Preparing for a successful move on and living independently.

A methodical, well organised and positive approach to work is essential.

A knowledge of the training, education and voluntary sector, social housing, the welfare benefits system and the ability to keep comprehensive records is essential.

This role is full time 40 hours per week to include weekends and evenings.

See our website for the full job description. To apply for this role please email Kate.conway@YMCA-Humber.com with your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 pages by Friday 14th August 2020. Please note an enhanced DBS is required for this role.

Click here for the YMCA Humber website.

YMCA Humber – Customer Service Administrator

Job role in YMCA Humber:

Deadline 15th August

This role, reporting to the Corporate Administration Officer, will provide professional administration within the Association and day to day support to our visitors, residents, and staff. Key elements to the role include –

In order to be successful in this demanding role you will have –

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • The ability to defuse potentially difficult situations
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to create a safe and welcoming environment for our residents and staff
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • A willingness to work on an agreed rota to ensure 7-day cover.
  • A methodical, well organised and positive approach to work is essential.

See our website for the full job description. To apply for this role please email Kate.conway@YMCA-Humber.com with your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 pages by Friday 14th August 2020. Please note an enhanced DBS is required for this role.

Click here for the YMCA Website.

YMCA Humber – Night Concierge

Role at YMCA Humber:

Deadline 15th August

The role of Night Concierge is required to oversee the safety of YMCA Humber Peaks Lane staff, residents, and premises between the hours during the night.

The key elements of this role, reporting to the Property Service Lead, include –

  • Ensuring the welfare, safety and security of our residents and buildings overnight.
  • Making regular security checks ensuring building are secure, noise and disruption are kept to a minimum, and common areas and fire exits are kept free from obstructions.
  • Manage safe evacuation of the site in case of a fire alarm where necessary.
  • Administer basic first aid if required.
  • Monitoring CCTV of various sites and take appropriate action, as necessary.
  • Control ‘out of hours’ access to buildings by residents.
  • Provide informal support or signposting to residents if needed, and hand over appropriate information to relevant daytime staff.
  • Carry out immediate risk assessments as required.
  • Ensuring that designated areas are clean, secure, and safe.
  • Carry out preparation for following days breakfasts, activities, setting up rooms for meetings/events etc., within the designated hostel.

The successful applicant will have the following qualities:

  • A good level of education.
  • Experience of building management, Health and safety or maintenance.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Be able to work unsociable hours, including some public holidays / weekends on a rota basis.

This role is full time 40 hours per week to include weekends and evenings. See our website for the full job description. To apply for this role please email Kate.conway@YMCA-Humber.com with your CV and supporting statement of no more than 2 pages by Friday 14th August 2020. Please note this role requires an enhanced DBS.

Click here for the YMCA Website.