Weekend Project Assistant – Brighton & Hove

Weekend Project Assistant
Brighton & Hove
15 hours per week
Permanent contract
£19,595 per annum (pro rata)
£7,838 per annum (actual)

We are recruiting a part-time Weekend Project Assistant to work in our high supported housing projects for vulnerable young people aged 16-25 years.

In Brighton and Hove we have two high supported housing projects providing accommodation for up to 21 young people. We are looking for staff who are passionate about working with young people and will contribute to making the project feel like home.

The available shifts are on Saturdays & Sundays, 8am–4pm or 2pm–10pm.

We are happy to consider applications from people interested in a job share to work just one 8 hour shift per week, instead of two.

You will be responsible for ensuring that all residents and visitors to the project receive a friendly and professional welcome. You will support the effective running of the project, dealing with face to face and telephone enquiries, processing rent payments and supporting the wider staff team to help young residents manage their behaviour and maintain their tenancies. You will also be responsible for the safety and security of the building and the residents.

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

You must have some experience of working with young people, particularly those considered vulnerable or with multiple and complex needs. You will need excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

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: Wednesday 4th December at 9am

Interviews date: Monday 9th December 2019


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

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