Housing Advice Worker – YAC Brighton


Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group

Working hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: £23,660 per annum (pro-rata) £19,183 per annum (actual)
Contract: Permanent
Location: YAC Brighton


YMCA DownsLink Group is looking for an experienced young person’s housing advice worker to join a busy housing advice team at Brighton Youth Advice Centre (YAC).

YAC work with young people in housing need who may present with multiple and complex needs including substance misuse, poor mental health and family breakdown.

The successful candidate will be flexible, and trauma informed in their approach, be able to identify and advise on young people’s housing needs, as well as promote their health and wellbeing and refer to other services for additional support.

This role will also have a particular focus on providing support to young people to maintain their housing and where appropriate to help them find more secure accommodation.


The position comes with excellent benefits, including –

  • 27 days holiday per annum pro rata (plus bank holidays),
  • company Sick Pay scheme,
  • Life Assurance policy (2x your annual salary),
  • Health & Wellbeing cash plan,
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Cycle to Work scheme.


If you are interested in this post and would like an informal discussion, you can speak to Eleanor Malone by emailing eleanor.malone@ymcadlg.org or phoning 07912 271163, or emailing recruitment@ymcadlg.org and your query will be forwarded.


Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered – Housing Advice Worker – JD & PS


YMCA DownsLink Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community. They value diversity and promote inclusion, which is demonstrated through activities, as well as in policies and working practices. Reinforced by culture and values, they 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).


To Apply: Housing Advice Worker – YAC Brighton – YMCA DownsLink Group (ymcadlg.org)


Closing Date: 31 January 2022

Interview Date: 8 February 2022

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