Recruiting Organisation: YMCA DownsLink Group
Working hours: 37 hours a week
Salary: £33,665 per annum
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to develop a local Youth Advice Centre (YAC), focusing on a number of workstreams relating to the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people living in West Sussex.
YAC in Crawley was established as a community-based youth hub for information, advice and counselling in 2019 to support the wellbeing of children and young people (11-25), as well as supporting the development of targeted youth provision in the locality working with commissioners and other stakeholders to provide early intervention and prevention services.
The YAC Services Manager will ensure the day-to day operational management of and delivery at the Youth Advice Centre in Crawley building upon the YMCA offer and working with partners and stakeholders to develop an integrated youth hub. The role will also lead on some broader prevention and earlier intervention activities that support place-based plans as determined by the West Sussex Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing strategy and Thrive framework.
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They are committed to policies and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion and to supporting our people to make sure culture is consistent with this commitment. They encourage applications from people from all sections of the communities that they serve. They particularly welcome applications from People of Colour and minoritised white communities, people who are LGBTQU+, and people with disabilities and neurodiversities because these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.
Accessibility – If you require assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact them. If you are local to the Head Office in Hove, they can provide you with a paper copy of the job advert and application form. If you are not local, they can post these to your preferred address. If you require these documents in another format, please let them know.
For more information on their efforts to build an inclusive workplace, and how they can support you with your application, please see the application pack.
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 (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Please apply for this role via website: https://careers.ymcadlg.org/job/429004
Closing Date: 1 August 2023