Apprentice Painter & Decorator at YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP

YMCA DOWNSLINK GROUP Apprentice Painter & Decorator Brighton & Hove Fixed term until 1 September 2022 37.5 Hours per week (work and college) £8,095 per annum


Apprentice Painter & Decorator
Brighton & Hove
Fixed term until 1 September 2022
37.5 Hours per week (work and college)
£8,095 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is hungry to learn about painting and decorating. You will join our successful team of painters already working for the organisation.

YMCA Downslink Group provides support and housing for vulnerable young people, you will be working with the team to improve our own properties and carry out work in a commercial setting. The candidate will typically spend 1 day a week at college.

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.

The candidate should have good organisational skills and be motivated, reliable, hard-working and adaptable. The candidate will need to have good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to use their own initiative and work as part of a team. The candidate will need to work in an ethical and emphatic way and have a professional attitude.

We require no previous qualifications but would like a willingness to learn with a can-do attitude. This is a training position and the candidate will be given the opportunity to develop new skills. This will enable the candidate to develop a wide range of transferable skills and will give them experience across a variety of essential housing management functions.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and growing organisation committed to supporting our mission of transforming young lives and the communities in which we work.

If you are an applicant interested in this post and would like an informal discussion having read the job pack on the YMCA DLG Website, please contact Chris McKeever at We will not respond to agencies.

As part of our Safer Recruitment guidelines, we only accept applications completed on our application form. Due to Covid-19, we are not accepting paper copies of forms and are currently only accepting application forms submitted by email.

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: Friday 21 August 2020 at 9am
Interview date: Tuesday 25 August 2020

When submitting your application please save your application form as (your)surname, (your)firstname APPLICATION FORM and put the job title and location in the email subject line. Please submit your application as a Word document where possible, or as a PDF if completed in Pages.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.
To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or contact HR via

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Deadline for applications

21 Aug 2020


£8,095 per annum

Hours per week

37.5 hours per week


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