Job Title: Senior Accommodation and Support Worker

Place of Work: YMCA Bournemouth
Location of Work: Bournemouth
Salary: Salary: YMCA Bournemouth Grade B:21,343- 26,343 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.

The position is offered as: Full-time  Permanent

Details of Hours / Contract Length: 40 hours per week by shifts Monday - Sunday. There will be the need to work unsociable hours whilst working on a rota including weekend / on-call hours.

Description of Vacancy:
YMCA Bournemouth has 108 hostel and move on spaces in Bournemouth and Poole. An opportunity has arisen for the key role of Senior Accommodation and Support Worker based at Delta House, Westover Road.
A relevant qualification would be desirable, as would previous staff supervisory experience and experience working in a supported housing setting or with homelessness. Experience with clients with mental health or drug and alcohol issues is essential.
As well as holding a portfolio of key work clients, the postholder will be expected to deputise for Team Leaders and the Head of Housing and Support where appropriate and supervise up to two Accommodation and Support Workers. The postholder will also take lead responsibility for arranging a varied programme of outings and activities for clients and facilitating and managing regular resident meetings.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

To apply for the above vacancy please find below the contact details - please do not apply to Bournemouth Council for Voluntary Services

Contact Details:

Closing date for applications (on YMCA Bournemouth application forms) is 5 p.m. on Monday, 10 December, 2018 (with interviews held on Wednesday 19 December). YMCA Bournemouth undertakes to pay all staff aged 21 and over at least the National Living Wage. Employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.All applications must be on YMCA Bournemouth application forms, so please complete the documents from our website: and send either via email to, or by post to Sarah Barrett, YMCA Bournemouth, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BS. If you have no access to computers or printers, please email or call 01202 254890 to receive your application package.

Tel: 01202 290451
Closing Date: 10/12/2018