22.5 hours per week

Fixed Term until 31 May 2020 (with likelihood of extension)

Salary £29,496 pa (pro rata)


An opportunity to join the exciting, new Brighton & Hove Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People as part of YMCA DownsLink Group. The post holder will help to manage, develop and deliver the wellbeing online counselling provision for 4-25 year olds in Brighton and Hove.

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, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

Applicants must be qualified counsellors or have a core profession e.g. social work and be experienced in working with children and young people. If the applicant is a counsellor they must be more than 2 years post qualified and all applicants should be BACP Registered/Accredited or registered with another recognised professional body (e.g. HCPC, UKCP.)

Previous experience of providing counselling in an online setting is desirable and significant skills, experience and abilities in digital work is essential.

If you would like an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Cat Pritchard on 07584 686740.



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: 9am on Friday 3 May 2019

Interviews dates TBC


How To Apply…


You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at recruitment@ymcadlg.org or by hand or post to:

Human Resources 
Reed House, 
47 Church Road,
Hove, BN3 2BE


Download an application pack here

Download an application form here