YMCA Worcestershire is a local independent charity, as part of the wider YMCA movement in England and Wales; the largest and oldest youth charity in the world. With a history dating back over 150 years, YMCA Worcestershire came into being in 2013 as a result of merging YMCA charities in Redditch and Worcester. We are a Christian charity with bases across Worcestershire and though we predominately support the needs of young people we aim to serve all members of the community regardless of faith, age, or gender.

The Young Persons Support Worker is pivotal to ensuring that the YMCA that it supports vulnerable people to helps them to move towards independent living.
To provide day to day support to young adults with complex and coexisting needs that occur due to poor mental health, learning differences, substance misuse and childhood trauma ensuring they are appropriately assessed and supported. The role will involve working collaboratively with a range of specialist services including Child and Adult Mental Health Services to ensure these needs are met.

Our primary areas of work are:

  • Family Work
  • Housing
  • Community Centres
  • Youth Work
  • Employability Programmes
  • Prison Work

 

You can download the full job description briefing document using the link on this page.

In order to apply, please submit a CV supported by a covering letter to our HR department of no more than 3 sides of A4 outlining your motivation for applying and highlighting how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role, as set out in the brief.

YMCA recognise the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. To help us monitor the effectiveness of our Equality & Diversity policy, you are requested to complete a questionnaire which you can download from this page. The information you provide does not form part of the selection procedure. It is used for monitoring purposes.