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Current recruitment

Welcome to the list of current roles available at the YMCA Fairthorne Group, your local community charity.

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

For further information on any of our posts, contact our Human Resources Department on 01489 785228 or email recruitment@ymca-fg.org stating the post you are interested in.

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Our apprenticeships in childcare are funded by the European Social Fund – investing in jobs and skills.

Apply online now Applications for all posts can be made online.
Download an application form If our online service is unavailable, download and return a completed application form to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH.

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. We’ll keep hold of your details and contact you when we have a suitable role for you.   Alternatively, revisit this page for the latest vacancies or follow us on our social media.

Do you want to work within an exciting and active environment inspiring children to learn though play? We currently have the following vacancies, please click on the job title for the recruitment pack:

Nursery Nurse (ref 599) –  YMCA Nursery Whale Island/ up to £16,000 per annum, FTE / full (37.5 hours per week) & part (25 hours per week) time available – 4th September 2016

Nursery Nurse (ref 595)– YMCA Nursery Townhill / up to £6,992 per annum / 20 hours per week / Term time – Closing date 4th September 2016

Nursery Apprenticeship (ref 605) – YMCA Nursery Newport / £6435 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – Closing date 4th September 2016

Nursery Nurse (ref 613) –  YMCA Nursery Gosport / up to 16,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – Closing date 4th September 2016

Nursery Nurse (Term Time) (ref 612)  – YMCA Nursery Gosport / £10981 – 13456 per annum / 37.5 hours per week / Term Time – Closing date 4th September 2016

Nursery Apprenticeship (Ref 610)  – YMCA Nursery Fairthorne Manor / £6,435 per annum / 37.5 hour per week – closing date 18th September 2016

Nursery Nurse (ref 582) – YMCA Nursery Fairthorne Manor / up to £16,000 per annum, FTE / full (37.5 hours per week) & part time hours available – 4th September 2016

Nursery Nurse (Supply) ref 380 – YMCA Newtown, YMCA Townhill, YMCA Weston, YMCA Woolston & YMCA Sholing / £6.70 – £8.21 per hour

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.

If applying for one our Childcare Apprentice roles, please note all apprentices will be offered a permanant position at one of our settings on successful completion of their apprenticeship. This offer is dependant on good conduct, attendance and satisfactory work reviews.

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.

Apply online now Applications for all posts can be made online.
Download an application form If our online service is unavailable, download and return a completed application form 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. To apply, click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses..

Volunteering roles We have a number of exciting opportunities for international volunteers at Fairthorne Manor this summer. Find out more on the link.

High Ropes & Climbing Instructors (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 wall? If you have ERCA and/or SPA/CWA+A then we would like to hear from you. We offer a range 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. Based at 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 Now (online) or download an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Water Sports Instructor/Senior Instructor (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 Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

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. To apply, click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Café Supervisor x1 (full time) or x2 (part time) (ref 619)  / YMCA Winchester / £15,000 per annum (FTE)

Located in St John’s House, Winchester, the post holder will supervise the running the YMCA Café and the café team. This includes welcoming customers, serving in the café, preparing food and drinks, managing payments, overseeing stock control and ordering as well as facilitating access to other YMCA activities in St Johns House.

This can be a full-time role or split into 2 part-time roles. Please indicate your availability on your covering letter.

For more information about the role/hours and duties, please see our recruitment pack. To apply, email your CV and covering letter including the name and contact details of 2 referees to recruitment@ymca-fg.org.

Duty Managers (ref 598)  / YMCA Winchester / £8.50 per hour

Can you lead a team and have a passion to deliver excellent customer service? Do you have previous experience of working behind a bar or handling cash? We are looking for a team of experienced Duty Managers to support the growing programme of events at YMCA Winchester. All roles will be located at St John’s House, in the heart of Winchester.
Job tasks include:
• Managing the smooth running of events including weddings, parties and concerts
• Managing a team of sessional workers
• Managing a cash bar and serving refreshments (workers must be over 18 due to licencing legislation)

For more information about the role/hour and duties, please see our recruitment pack. To apply, email your CV and covering letter including the name and contact details of 2 referees to recruitment@ymca-fg.org.

Cafe Assistant (ref 567) / YMCA Winchester / £3.87 – £6.70 per hour

Are you able to provide a warm welcome? Do you believe that customers should get the very best service? If yes, then we would like to hear from you. Located in St John’s House in the heart of Winchester city centre, you will be preparing/serving/taking payment for all food and drinks orders within the cafe. You will be welcoming and caring to all customers, making them what to return for the same excellent service.

For more information about the role, hours and duties, please see the recruitment pack. To apply, email your CV and covering letter including the name and contact details of 2 referees to recruitment@ymca-fg.org.

Events Assistant (ref 528) / YMCA Winchester / £5.30 – £6.70 per hour

Are you looking for a flexible hospitality role, where you can offer excellent customer service?  Due to our growing programmes of events, we are looking to expand our hospitality team at St John House in the heart of Winchester city and are looking for people who can work front of house or behind the scenes. Tasks include:
• Serving refreshments and bar work (only over 18’s are able to serve alcohol)
• Clearing glasses and crockery
• Washing up and light cleaning
• Portering and room set-ups
• Meeting & greeting clients and customers

Due to these roles being very active, you will need to have a good level of fitness. For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

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. To apply click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Night Security (Bank) ref 515 / YMCA Southampton / circa £8.00 per hour

Looking for Night Security on an adhoc basic? We are looking to build our on current bank of staff, who are available to undertake night security work at out supported housing for young people in Southampton city center. You will have experience of working with challenging individuals and behaviour. Understanding of the principals of Risk Assessment, issues facing young people and you will have a basic level of computer literacy. Shifts will generally fall between the hours of 8.30pm and 8.30am Monday to Sunday. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

 

Apply online now Applications for all posts can be made online.
Download an application form If our online service is unavailable, download and return a completed application form 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. To apply, click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Cleaner / YMCA Isle of Wight, Shanklin / £4,171 per annum / 10 hours term time & 15 hours school holiday

We are looking for an efficient evening cleaner who is happy cleaning in an environment where glue and glitter reigns!

The hours are 5pm-7pm Mon-Fri (term time) & 5pm-8pm (school holidays). You will be cleaning offices, the nursery and areas where children have played and the cloakroom facilities. Additional hours may be available at busy times. This is a permanent position with an annualised salary of £4,171.

For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Closing date 18th September 2016

Apply online now Applications for all posts can be made online.
Download an application form If our online service is unavailable, download and return a completed application form 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. To apply, click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application form and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Human Resources Administrator (ref 621) / YMCA Fairthorne Group / up to £11,700 per annum / 22.5 hours per week / Fixed Term

Do you have 1st class organisational skills? Are you able to work under pressure and accurately to deadlines? If yes, then we would like to hear from you!

This is an exciting opportunity, to join a growing children’s charity delivering services and programmes in a number of locations across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

We are a busy but very happy HR Team who provide a service to more than 30 managers and up to 450 employees. As a result of growth within the charity and increased workload,  we are we are looking to appoint a Human Resources Administrator.  The successful candidate will be proficient in MS packages, be able to communicate at all levels, both written and orally and be super organised in all administration skills.  A qualification in HR and knowledge of Access Select HR packages would be of an advantage.   The ability to fire a nerf gun straight and to file alphabetically are critical!

For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to Apply Now (online) or down load an application pack and return to the above email/postal addresses.

Closing date 29th August 2016

Apply online now Applications for all posts can be made online.
Download an application form If our online service is unavailable, download and return a completed application form to recruitment@ymca-fg.org or YMCA Fairthorne Group, Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge, Southampton SO30 2GH.

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 accrual with length of service
  • Cycle to Work scheme

Benefits are not contractual and may be subject to change.