YAC Emotional Wellbeing Worker

Brighton, East Sussex
£22,343 per annum (pro rata)
06 Aug 2018
27 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Part Time


YAC Emotional Wellbeing Worker 
Brighton & Hove
30 hours per week
Fixed Term - Maternity Cover (Approx. 9 months)
£22,343 per annum (pro rata)
£18,115 per annum (actual)

YMCA DownsLink Group is a main partner in Brighton and Hove’s new all ages Community Wellbeing Service (CWS).  Part of the YMCA offer through the Youth Advice Centre (YAC) is to provide a menu of emotional health support options for young people, including skills based interventions, case work, brief interventions, group work and a creative activity based programme.  

This post holder will be part of the wider Support and Advice team at YAC, providing a swift response to the emotional and mental health needs of 11-25 year olds from initial referral to delivery of specified interventions.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including 5.4 weeks 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.

We are looking for someone experienced in engaging with children & young people and able to respond quickly and effectively through the offer of a broad range of interventions and preventative strategies.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post please contact Gemma Doughty on 01273 624432 or gemma.doughty@ymcadlg.org 

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 27th August at 9am

Interviews date: to be confirmed



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