Senior Accommodation and Support Worker – Substance Misuse Lead

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Salary (full-time role) £27,872.00 per annum.
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Senior Accommodation and Support Worker – Substance Misuse Lead

Working at YMCA Bournemouth is an opportunity to be a part of a global organisation working at a local community level in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. We are inclusive, diverse and forward-thinking. We work across areas including Housing and Support, Family and Relationships, Youth Work, Training and Education, and Health and Wellbeing to enable people in our local community to develop their full potential in Mind, Body and Spirit. People choose to work for us because they want to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable adults, children, young people and families and they want to work in an environment that will support them to do so.

Accommodation and Support – We are a supported needs Housing Association, with our residents needing short term intensive housing management and support. Occupying hostel rooms, shared houses, and self-contained flats in a variety of locations.

The Senior Accommodation and Support Worker role is required to deputise for the Team Leaders as required, to support clients to maintain settled accommodation, and to act as the substance misuse lead for the team.


Salary (full-time role) £27,872.00 per annum.

The available role is 40 hours per week including weekdays/weekends/evenings/bank holidays.

*YMCA Bournemouth offer a range of staff benefits which are included in the link below.

*Please note – we do not accept CVs, please submit YMCA application forms only.

*Please note that if you are invited to an interview and require any adjustments based on disability, please let us know.

*If you have not heard from YMCA Bournemouth within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


*The role has a statutory, occupational requirement to ensure the safety and welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk that they may come across using our services. The post holder will take responsibility for ensuring safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk as a priority and follow both YMCA Bournemouth safeguarding policy and Pan Dorset statutory guidance.

*The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the active promotion of equal opportunity, both in the provision of services and as an employer of paid and unpaid workers.

*Employment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work checks and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. If the role involves regulated activity with children or adults at risk, your employment will be subject to an Enhanced level DBS check prior to commencement date. All other applicable roles will be subject to a Basic level DBS check prior to commencement date.


For further information, please click on the following links, which can be accessed via the YMCA Bournemouth website:

Job Description
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A Statement on Ethos
Safeguarding Policy
Privacy Notice (Recruitment)

All applications must be on YMCA Bournemouth application forms; please complete the following documents and submit via the ‘apply online’ feature on the YMCA Bournemouth website:

Application Form
Declaration of Criminal Background
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (optional)

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