Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, South East

£22,570 per annum (pro rata)


Job Description


Young Persons Housing Advice Worker
YAC (Youth Advice Centre)
Part Time – 26 Hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until July 2020
£22,570 per annum (pro rata)
£15,648 per annum (actual)

YMCA DownsLink Group is recruiting for a young person’s housing advice worker for its busy information and advice drop-in at the Youth Advice Centre (YAC).

This role will work mainly within the outstanding Housing Advice Service, providing a single point of access offering advice, guidance and support to young people aged 16 to 25 years old seeking to maintain their housing and, where necessary, to help them find more appropriate accommodation. 

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 5.4 weeks annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You must have previous experience of working with young people, have a good knowledge and understanding of housing legislation, and have excellent communication skills.

If you would like further information please get in touch.

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) 

Closing date for applications: Monday 10th December 2018 at 9am

Interviews date: Tuesday 18th December 2018

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from the YMCA DownsLink Group website, or email at the link below or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE.

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