We have a new and exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Personal Assistant to join our team, working alongside our existing Personal Assistant over a shared working pattern, based in Brighton, East Sussex. You will join us on a part-time, permanent basis (working 30 hours per week), and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £20,485 per annum (pro-rata).
YMCA DownsLink Group is a charity that works to prevent youth homelessness across Sussex and Surrey. Every night, we provide accommodation to more than 750 young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Through our youth advice centres, community and school counselling services, family mediation and other youth focussed services, we also provide additional support to 10,000 children, young people and families each year. Our main centres include Brighton & Hove, Horsham, Crawley, Eastbourne, Hastings and Worthing.
The Personal Assistant role:
Our PA will work directly with one or more individuals to help them with various aspects of their daily life, to help them live as independently as possible. You will also support the Step-Down clients with food purchasing and preparation, domestic duties, companionship and be required to work creatively to engage the clients with their package of support. Being part of the wider team at St Patrick’s and will be expected to communicate with their colleagues about the Step-Down service.
What we are looking for in our Personal Assistant:
The ideal candidate will need to be knowledgeable of the client group we support at St Patrick’s and be willing to positively work with clients who have been discharged from the hospital and require support with their living skills and needs.
The Personal Assistant position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and a cycle to work scheme.
Closing date: 16th August 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed
YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
If you feel like you have what it takes to become our Personal Assistant click apply today, we would love to hear from you!