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Current recruitment

Our current vacancies are listed in the tabs below based on job type. As part of the recruitment process, all employees undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to the enhanced level.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.  For further information, contact our Human Resources Department on 01489 785228 or email recruitment@ymca-fg.org stating the post you are interested in.

Want to work for us but can’t find a suitable post?

If you’d like to work for us but the right role role isn’t available, contact us on recruitment@ymca-fg.org and we’ll keep hold of you details and contact you when a suitable role becomes available.   Alternatively, please revisit this page for the latest vacancies or follow us on our social media.

Do you enjoy inspiring young children to learn through play, being active and exciting in all you do? Do you want to work within an exciting and active environment? We currently have the following vacancy –  please click on the job title for the recruitment pack and apply online.

Nursery Nurse (ref 507)  / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £13,000 (level 2/unqualified) & £14,000 (level 3+) – £16,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – Closing date 19th July 2015

Nursery Nurse (Supply) (ref 380) - YMCA Newtown, YMCA Townhill, YMCA Weston & YMCA Sholing / £6.67 – £7.18 per hour

Nursery Nurse Apprentice (ref 377) - YMCA Fairthorne Manor Nursery / £5,382 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – closing date 21st July 2015.

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

If you hold a level 3 qualification in Childcare (or above) the minimum starting salary is £14,000 per annum for all of our childcare/early years roles.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

Caretaker (ref 504) / YMCA Basingstoke / £16,000 – £18,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

Do you like to see a job well done? Do you have the ability to carry out a variety of maintenance tasks? We are recruiting a caretaker to provide day-day maintenance of our 83 bed hostel, located in the centre of Basingstoke. You will respond to residents’ maintenance defects, keep the building clean and well maintained, as well as prepare flats for new tenants. You will be skilled in a variety of maintenance tasks. For information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Closing date 16th July 2015

Facilities Manager (ref 501) / YMCA Fairthorne Group / £26,000 – £28,000 per annum / 40 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen within the YMCA Fairthorne Group for a Facilities Manager to help establish a professional facilities management department to manage the organisations rapidly expanding portfolio of properties. These vary from Victorian manor houses to modern, purpose built, accommodation blocks as well as a number of domestic dwellings. For information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 28th July 2015

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

Housing Receptionist & Adminstrator (ref 508) / YMCA Basingstoke / £15,000 – £17,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

You will be based at our Central Basingstoke site where we provide accommodation and low housing support to 81 Young People. You will play an integral part of the housing management team and will be responsible for running reception, as well as collecting and administrating rent/service charge payments from residents. A understanding and ability to manage finance and invoices is essential as well as a want to work with young people and communities. For information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 13th July 2015

Security Worker (Weekends) (ref 509) / YMCA George Williams House, Southampton / £6,656 per annum / 16 hours per week

You will be based at our George Williams House site where we provide accommodation and support to 40 Young People. You will be responsible for providing weekend security and at times a low level of housing related support. You will monitor and respond to any incidents that compromise the safety, security and well-being of our tenants, visitors or staff. At times it may be necessary to provide telephone guidance and support to young people accommodated in our satellite properties. You will have experience of working this challenging behaviour and individuals, understanding of risk assessments and issues facing young people. This is a weekend position covering hours between 10:00 – 18:30. It is essential that you have a proactive approach to security and a positive attitude towards the welfare of young people. For information please read the recruitment pack   and click to apply online.

Closing date 26th July 2015

Night Security (ref 506) / YMCA Basingstoke / £16,640 – £17,680 per annum / 40 hours per week

You will be based at our Central Basingstoke site where we provide accommodation and low housing support to 81 Young People. You will be responsible for providing evening security and at times a low level of housing related support. You will monitor and respond to any incidents that compromise the safety, security and well-being of our tenants, visitors or staff, liaising with the Emergency Services (Fire, Police or Ambulance) in the event of a serious incident occurring and ensuring that the details are recorded and relayed. You will have experience of working with challenging behavior and individuals, understanding of risk assessments and issues facing young people. Covering shifts working overnight (18:00 – 04:30, 4 nights on/ 4 nights off) monitoring cctv and responding to incidents, you will have a proactive approach to security, as well as a positive attitude towards the welfare of young people, both of which are essential. For information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 16th July 2015

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

Kitchen Porter (ref 422) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £6.50 per hour

Our Catering team are looking for Kitchen Porters to join their friendly and welcoming team. At Fairthorne Manor you will assist in the main kitchen, by wash-up and maintaining a clean environment. Helping to prepare/serve meals and making the dining room a pleasant environment for customers to enjoy their meals. Evening and weekend shifts available, applicants must be of school leaving age.  For information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Apprentice Chef x6 (ref 415) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £5,382 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

Are you looking at starting your career in catering? We are able to offer 6 apprenticeship placements for keen and dedicated chefs, wanting to work towards their Professional Cookery level 2 qualification. You will get on the job training, 1 day a week at college and support from a friendly and energetic team. You will assist in the preparation, cooking and service of food on site. We are able to provide straight shifts, with planned weekends off and guaranteed ten days off at Christmas. For information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Closing date 1st September 2015.

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

Weekend Host x 8 (ref 488) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £6.50 per hour

Do you have energy and enthusiasm to ensure customers have a great time while they are visiting YMCA Fairthorne Manor? You will run and assist on a variety of our weekend programmes, including Birthday Parties, Woodland Parties, Community Activities, Family Daycamps, Family Events and Special Events. Training in Outdoor activities (fire lighting, aqua slide, team challenge, raft building etc) will be given, but experience and passion for great customer service and working with children and families is essential. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

High Ropes & Climbing Instructors x 5 (ref 484) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor £8.50 – 12.00 per hour

Do you have a head for heights? Can you encourage others to scamper up our climbing? If you have ERCA and/or SPA/CWA+A then we would like to hear from you. We offer arrange of high ropes experiences to a variety of clients, which includes a 36 foot/11 meters abseiling/climbing wall, Jacob’s ladder, crate challenge and zip wires. You will assist in delivering safe sessions, working alongside our existing team members. Our Fairthorne Manor centre site (near Botley) and open 7 days a week, would you like to join our team on a casual/supply basis? For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Water Sports Instructor/Senior Instructor x 5 (ref 483) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £8.50 – £17.50 per hour

You will take a lead role in the delivery and safe management of the Water Sport programmes we deliver here at Fairthorne Manor (near Botley). The centre is open 7 days a week and we are looking for people to join our team on a casual/supply basis. Working along side the existing team, you will assist in the delivery of water based sessions (kayaking, canoeing, sailing, powerboat) to the variety of clients that use the centre.  If hold RYA Senior Instructor qualification, you will also provide cover for the Senior Sailing Instructor (when needed) – ensuring the safe running of sailing sessions and management of DI’s and AI’s. For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

The YMCA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants are subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for all posts can be made online. If the online service is unavailable, please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton, SO30 2GH.

Cleaner/Housekeeper (ref 505) / YMCA Woolston, Southampton / £6.50 – £7.00 per hour / 25 hours per week

Are you an experienced cleaner who is efficient and takes a pride in their work? You will have full ownership of the cleanliness of the nursery so self motivation is required. A great part of the work would be undertaken during the nursery closing hours. However, some duties can be undertaken during the nursery day so a good manor towards customers is essential. For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 12th July 2015

Housekeeper (ref 503) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £6.50 – £7.00 per hour / 22 hours per week

Do you have a passion for cleaning? If you are conscientious about children’s environments, why not come and join our friendly Housekeeping team. Working hours are afternoons, Monday to Friday. For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 8th July 2015

By becoming a part of the YMCA Fairthorne Group staff team you can access a number of great benefits, (after a qualifying period of 3 months). These include (but not an exhaustive list):-

  • 30% discount for your own child/dependant attending one of our nursery settings, (during your work time)
  • Holiday let on the Isle of Wight
  • A range of discounts for Daycamps
  • Discount on Birthday Parties
  • Free Membership  of YMCA Fairthorne Group
  • Holiday accural with length of service
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Benefits are not contrual and mabe subject to change.