Work with us…

It’s an exciting time at Tees Valley YMCA. Our team has worked hard throughout the pandemic to keep support for young people going as well as adapt where needed. We’ve recently secured new contracts and projects that build on this work, offering more opportunities to young people.

We are currently recruiting for a range of permanent full-time and part-time posts, with various hours available. We are also interested in hearing from people who would like to work evenings and/or weekends.

You’ll find the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications below, along with an application form. To apply, please complete the application form, along with a short cover letter detailing why you are interested in one or more of the posts on offer. Please also indicate the number of hours you are interested in and your availability to work days, evenings and/or weekends. You should email your completed application to Alison Wennington – [email protected] 

If you would like to speak to someone about any of the posts on offer, please email Alison with your contact details and one of our team will be in touch.

Housing Support Workers

Full or part-time hours (flexible working), FTE £21,828

As part of a team, you will support the daily operation of our Positive Support Pathway, including our onsite accommodation and social / learning space. You will offer an effective and professional housing-related support service for young people accessing accommodation and progression support. Managing a caseload of young people as well as supporting colleagues, you will provide engaging and creative support in areas such as tenancy/housing management, independent living skills, training and employment. You will work with each young person to complete their support plan, maintain their independence and achieve positive move-on within agreed timescales. You will work with staff and volunteers connected to the project, delivering group and individual support sessions, and working closely with young people to ensure they have genuine input into the design of all areas of their support. You will also contribute to attracting referrals, working with partner organisations and the day-to-day development, implementation and delivery of all activities.

Deadline for applications – 12 noon Thursday 9th December

Youth Workers

Full or part-time hours (flexible working), FTE £21,828

You will work within a team of Youth Workers and in partnership with Housing and Support colleagues to deliver the Y Connect project (and any associated projects). You will work with staff and volunteers connected to the project, delivering group and individual support sessions, and working closely with young people to ensure they have genuine input into the design of all areas of support. You will also contribute to attracting referrals, working with partner organisations and the day-to-day development, implementation and delivery of all activities. The project will offer a range of fun activities (e.g. sports, arts, social) combined with issue-based workshops, facilitated sessions with partner organisations and smaller peer groups and one-to-one support. Where appropriate, the project will connect with families and will work with schools to offer support to children who might need that extra bit of care when moving from primary to comprehensive. You will support and deliver community-based outreach youth work in a range of settings, including community settings, streets and neighbourhoods. The team will target young people who are engaged or, at risk of engaging in risk-taking behaviour, working with them to identify their needs and introduce and promote new opportunities and experiences.

Deadline for applications – 12 noon Thursday 9th December

Housing Support Worker JD & PS

Youth Worker JD & PS

Tees Valley YMCA Application Form

YMCA Tees Valley

Registered address:
Middleton Court, Middleton Street, Darlington, DL1 1TU

Registered Company No: 2794134
Charity No: 1020171

YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Family & Youth Work

Health & wellbeing

Housing

Training & Education

Support & Advice

YMCA Tees Valley

Registered address:
Middleton Court, Middleton Street, Darlington, DL1 1TU

Registered Company No: 2794134
Charity No: 1020171

YMCA enables people to develop their full potential in mind, body and spirit. Inspired by and faithful to our Christian values, we create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where young people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Family & Youth Work

Health & wellbeing

Housing

Training & Education

Support & Advice