Assistant Project Worker

YMCA Trinity Group
11 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Project Worker to join YMCA Cambridgeshire & Peterborough in Cambridge. In return we offer a competitive salary of £7.93 per hour and 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pro rata for part time workers.

The Assistant Project Worker will assist residents at Queen Anne House, Cambridge with basic life skills where key work deems necessary, interact with residents to encourage an appropriate standard of behaviour and ensure an appropriate living environment is maintained and to engage with residents to enable them to develop the necessary skills to support a successful resettlement.

The Assistant Project Workers role will involve:

* Assisting the running of the reception and residential areas of Queen Anne House ensuring a high level of working practice
* Maintaining high standards of supervision and support in order to create a warm caring and homely atmosphere
* Assisting residents with basic life skills such as cooking, budgeting, cleaning and ironing as per their care plan to enable them to maintain their own accommodation after resettlement

You will need to:

* Understand the importance of confidentiality
* Ability to interact with the general public and young people in a positive and confident manner
* Ability to assist young people with basic life skills where appropriate
* Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately, face to face or on the telephone, with people from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds
* Good listening skills and able to show empathy
* Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure
* Reliable and punctual

Shifts available: Various shifts available, evening and weekends

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