Youth Advice Centre Administration Support Worker

Brighton, East Sussex
28 Feb 2018
19 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Youth Advice Centre Administration Support Worker
37.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract until 31 July 2020
£19,560 per annum

Our Youth Advice Centre (YAC) offers advice, support and guidance to young people in Brighton and Hove.  Our aim is to provide young people in the local area with a safe and friendly environment where they can access helpful advice and support.

We are the first place to go for housing advice for anyone under 26 years old who is homeless or threatened with homelessness.  We also offer a family support and mediation service and a support and advice service providing sexual health advice and services, emotional and wellbeing support, and benefits and money advice.

We are recruiting an Administration Support Worker to provide effective reception cover and administrative support to the team. The role involves dealing with young people who may be distressed, including those displaying challenging behaviour. You will need to be able to use your initiative and work autonomously when required.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave (plus bank holiday allowance), 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.

Strong administrative skills as well as experience of working with 11-25 year olds would be useful as the post holder will be expected to communicate with young people and manage the waiting list of busy drop-ins. The successful candidate will be highly organised, possess excellent IT and communication skills, have a flexible approach to work, and enjoy working in a team.  

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 


Closing date for applications: Monday 19th March 2018 at 9am

Interviews date: Friday 23rd March 2018


Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.