£22.8032k - £22.8032k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time




We have a new exciting opportunity for a Senior Life Coach (working with young people in supported housing) to join our team based in Coventry. The successful candidate will join us on a permanent contract working 37.5 hours per week. 

The Senior Life Coach is responsible for leading, developing and motivating a team of Coaches to deliver an efficient and effective housing management service to the young people in the scheme. With a background in supported housing, The Senior Life Coach is also responsible for ensuring that the welfare of our young people is protected, maximising their potential for sustained independent living.

YMCA Heart of England is an independent Christian charity, and a registered provider of social housing, affiliated to the national and international YMCA movement.   We support people in our communities in Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby and Solihull, regardless of faith, race, ability or gender. We provide accommodation for nearly 340 young people, many of whom have experienced homelessness, and support them to get their lives back on track, as well as providing housing for them to move onto when they no longer need intensive support.  We also offer affordable childcare from two children’s nurseries and deliver youth work for young people aged 11 – 19.  We manage two community centres with conferencing facilities and deliver a range of business to business training, all of which create employment opportunities and deliver income for our charitable work.

We are committed to being a values-led organisation, and actively work to ensure that our values are reflected throughout the organisation.

To succeed in the Senior Life Coach role, you will need proven leadership qualities, with workplace experience of developing and motivating a team.  You will have worked in supported housing and will understand the issues faced by disadvantaged young people.

You will also have detailed knowledge of current legislation relating to housing and to supported living, with particular reference to homelessness.

If you are passionate about improving the lives of some of the most vulnerable young people in the community, this could be the opportunity that you are looking for! 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am on Friday 22nd January 2021

So, what are you waiting for? If you would like to join our team as a Senior Life Coach then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

YMCA Heart of England is an independent Christian charity, a registered provider of social housing, and affiliated to the national and international YMCA Movement. 

As an organisation fully committed to the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, a thorough vetting process is carried out as part of the appointment process, including verification of any required qualifications, verification of identity, taking of references and a DBS check as appropriate.