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Hostel Project Worker

37 Hours Per Week
Roundabout Ltd
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Term of Employment:
26th February 2024

How to Apply

To Apply
Please download the Role Description and Application Form from our website
Alternatively, email

Job Description

Can you help us on our mission with giving young people the chance to gain independence and be the best version of themselves? If so, we would love to have you as part of our team!

About the role

The project worker role is designed for someone who has the passion for working with vulnerable and complex young people in the homeless sector.

The post requires you to work as part of a team to provide an accommodation-based support to young people aged 16-21 years at our hostel. Staff work a shift pattern on a 6-week rota. Shifts are 8am- 5pm or 2.30pm-10.30pm on weekdays, or 8am-8pm on weekends.

You will be expected to work 2 in every 6 weekends. The Hostel team is made up of a total of 6 staff working during the day (5 Project Workers and 1 Trainee) and there is a separate night working team, making sure young people have 24/7 support.

As a Hostel Project Worker, you will support and manage a caseload of 5 young people to help them develop skills around understanding relationships with their peers, help guide them through their support plan process and complete assessments to identify goals through working in a strength-based approach. You will help deliver life-skills sessions around: how to manage a tenancy; self-care; budgeting and money management; managing health issues; claiming benefits; accessing external services; look at training, education and employment opportunities and successful living within communities.

The Hostel team also hold activity sessions at the service and out in the wider community. These could be working with another organisation to go caving, abseiling, canoeing or walking in the countryside or cooking sessions, baking and gardening.

Title: Hostel Project Worker

Location: Sheffield

Ref: HOSTEL-PW-03.24

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £27, 456

For an informal chat or more information, please contact the Project Manager, Lisa Walters (

Roundabout is committed to ensuring the safeguarding of all young people who access its services, and are working towards a psychologically informed environment and approach.

Please ensure that all areas of the Role Specification are addressed in your application.

All applications must be submitted on Roundabout’s Application Form (CVs will not be accepted).

The closing date for receipt of completed applications will be Monday 26th February. Interviews will be held Thursday 14th March.

Roundabout Ltd is committed to actively valuing diversity and encouraging equal opportunities for all and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly those currently underrepresented.

Roundabout is a Company Limited by Guarantee No: 3313253 and a Registered Charity No 1061313

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