Website YMCADLG YMCA Downslink Group

YMCA DownsLink Group works to prevent youth homelessness



Personal Assistant – St Patrick’s

Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, UK

Permanent Contract

30 Hours per week

£19,890 per annum (pro-rata)

£15,912 per annum (actual)


We are looking for 2 people that will fill the role of Personal Assistant over a shared pattern of working. These people will need to be knowledgeable of the client group we support at St Patrick’s and be willing to positively work with client’s who have been discharged from hospital and require support with their living skills and needs.


The PA will work directly with one or more individuals to help them with various aspects of their daily life, to help them live as independently as possible.


The Personal Assistant -PA-will support the Step-Down clients’ with food purchasing and preparation, domestic duties and companionship.

The PA will be required to work creatively to engage the clients’ with their package of support.

The PA will be part of the wider team at St Patrick’s and will be expected to communicate with their colleagues about the Step-Down service.



The position comes with excellent benefits, including 27 days annual leave per annum (plus bank holidays), a company sick pay scheme, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, a health and wellbeing cash plan, and a cycle to work scheme. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.


If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack, you can speak to the Recruiting Manager – Sophie Pratt or email and your query will be forwarded.


YMCA DownsLink Group 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: Monday 7th June 2021 at 9am

Interview date: Tuesday 15th June 2021


To apply, please visit our website:


Please note that we do not accept CVs. When submitting your application please save your application form as ‘your full name APPLICATION’ and put the job title/location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where or PDF (we cannot accept Pages) via email.

To apply for this job email your details to