Painting and Decorating Apprentice
Brighton & Hove
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
Fixed Term Contract for 2 years
37.5 Hours per week (with day release for college)
Apprentice rate – £7,605 per annum / £131 per week

YMCA Downslink Group provides support and housing for vulnerable young people, you will be working with the team to improve our own properties and carry out work in a commercial setting.

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.

YMCA DownsLink Group is looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is hungry to learn about painting and decorating. You will join our successful team of painters. Applicants must be reliable, hardworking, trustworthy, motivated & willing to learn.

You will be expected to attend the nearest local college as part of the apprenticeship.

YMCA DownsLink Group is an equal opportunities employer and 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)


Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd August 2019 at 9am

Interview date: W/C 26th August 2019


How To Apply…
You can download an application pack and an application form below. Please return your form to us by email at or by hand/post to:

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

Download an application pack here
Download an application form here