Salary: £28,463 (for 37 hours)
Hours of work: 28 hours up to 37 hours per week
Place of work: Ripon YMCA
Holidays: 29 days pro rata
Closing date: 5pm – 22nd September 2020
Interview dates: Week commencing the 28th September 2020.
Ripon YMCA are seeking an experienced and supportive manager to oversee day to day management of it’s accommodation provision, and to fully enage with our ongoing development and ambitious plans for the future.
Working closely with our CEO, Housing Support Workers and Facilities Worker we require a can-do and practical person who can fully engage with all aspects of operations from rent management, tenant support, maintenance, safeguarding and health & safety.
Our priority is to ensure our accommodation is safe and secure, and that our tenants have an individual support plan based on their needs and aspirations. Our accommodation is classed as move-on, and therefore we aim to move tenants into independent placements once they leave us.
All our tenants have faced difficult situations with many coming to us following a breakdown in family relationships. Ongoing assessment of our tenants is vital to ensure we can assess need, respond, and support the development of independent living skills and assess risk. We also encourage our tenants to engage in the development of provision and participate in the day to day life of our YMCA community.
The ideal candidate for this worthwhile and varied role would be someone with:
– Knowledge and experience of working within a supported housing environment
– Experience of managing and supporting staff
– Experience of targeted support work with young people and young adults
– Experience of overseeing Health and Safety requirements and facilities Management
– Good project management skills
The role requires that the successful candidate be expected to work at least 4 days per week, to include Mondays. We can offer this role as a 28-hour post up to full time at 37 hours.
We generally work Monday to Fridays in the daytime, but do require flexibility.
Opportunities for training and CPD are available to meet and maintain skills and knowledge requirements for this varied role.