An invitation to join us at Young Devon as our next…

Housing Support Worker – Barnstaple (Job Ref 22-16)

Salary – £20,621 per annum, pro rata
Permanent Contract – 19.5 hrs per week (Mon-Sun on a rota basis)
Generous holiday allowance, workplace pension and full training and support.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, enthusiastic and skilled person to join our successful Supported Housing team in our Barnstaple projects.

You will be working with young people (aged 16-25) who have a range of support and housing needs. Providing a holistic service assisting with accessing benefits, managing finances, health and wellbeing, maintaining accommodation and accessing education, employment or training. In addition to this you will sometimes give further support and sign-posting for additional needs.

You will need to take a creative approach to support, adapting your style of communication with each individual to provide a person-centred approach to help the young people establish and work towards their goals and aspirations.

You will also take an active role in the management and oversight of the buildings undertaking health and safety checks. This post includes lone working with on-call support from management.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, please call Kerry Skipper on 07866 507172 or email

Young Devon is a youth work charity (1057949) who is actively committed to embracing diversity.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 27th May 2022
Interviews: Monday 6th June 2022

For an application pack please contact, or download the files below:

Application Form – Housing Support Worker – Barnstaple

JD and personal spec – Housing Support Worker – Barnstaple

Young Devon is committed to Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable groups and all applicants who will or could have unsupervised access to these groups will complete the required checks through the Disclosure and Barring Service.