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

Housing Support Worker (Sleep-in/Nights)

Salary – £118.75 per night
Based in Newton Abbot

Permanent Contract – 2 set nights per week
Temporary Contract – 3 nights for temporary cover

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, conscientious person to join our Supported Housing team in our Newton Abbot projects.

You will be lone 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, 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 has on-call support from management.

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

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday 27th September 2022
Interviews on Thursday 6th October 2022

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, or to arrange to visit the projects, please contact Katherine Weedall (Supported Housing Area Manager (South)) on 01752 680061 / 07973 599920.

For an application pack, please click on the links below, or contact

Application Form – Housing Support Worker (Nights) – Newton Abbot
JD and Personal Spec – Housing Support Worker (Nights) – Newton Abbot

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.