Housing Advice Worker – YAC Brighton

Job Title: Housing Advice Worker - YAC Brighton

Location: Brighton, East Sussex

Salary: £23,255 per annum (pro-rata) £18,855 per annum (actual)

Hours: 30

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: 17th May 2021

Interview date: 19th May 2021

We are looking to recruit a skilled and qualified individual who has previous experience working with young people and has a good knowledge of housing legislation to join the team.

This role is part of the YMCA DownsLink Group Youth Advice Centre (YAC) team.

To provide information, advice, guidance and support to young people around a wide variety of issues. To actively engage and educate young people informally, to provide intensive support where necessary, and to undertake a programme of information, advice and support work in the community.

This role will also have a particular focus on providing support to young people to maintain their housing and where appropriate to help them find more secure accommodation.

The 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, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to Niamh Mannion [email protected] or email [email protected] and your query will be forwarded.

YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We value diversity and promote inclusion, which we demonstrate through our activities, as well as in our policies and working practices. Reinforced by our culture and values, we seek to create an inspiring and inclusive place to work.

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).

How to apply

Download an application pack below.

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