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Current recruitment

Our current vacancies are listed 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.

For information regarding each vacancy, please see the relevant tab below. If the online application portal is unavailable, please print off, complete and return the application form. For further information, contact our Human Resources Department on 01489 785228 or email recruitment@ymca-fg.org stating the post you are interested in.

If you would like to work for us but there isn’t a suitable role currently available, email us on recruitment@ymca-fg.org with your contact details and the type of role you are looking for and we will contact you if we are looking to recruit for your preferred area. Alternatively, please keep visiting this page for the latest vacancies or like or follow us on our social media streams listed below.

 

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.

Nursery Nurse (ref 410) / YMCA Nursery, Woolston / £7,288.13 – £8,970.84 per annum / Term Time / 25 hours per week

Childcare the YMCA Way! Are you are energetic, organised and enthusiastic and would like the opportunity to be part of a team who provide outstanding childcare? At our new Woolston Nursery, we have some great opportunities. You will be qualified childcare practitioner minimum Level 2 or willingness to train (Level 3 salary range starts at £14,000 FTE per annum) and a good understanding of the developmental needs of children. The shift pattern for this role is Monday to Friday either 8am – 1pm or 1pm to 6pm.  For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply.

Closing date 22nd January 2015

Nursery Nurse (ref 409) / YMCA Nursery, Woolston / £13,000 – £16,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

Childcare the YMCA Way! Are you are energetic, organised and enthusiastic and would like the opportunity to be part of a team who provide outstanding childcare? At our new Woolston Nursery, we have some great opportunities. You will be qualified childcare practitioner minimum Level 2 or willingness to train (Level 3 salary range starts at £14,000 per annum) and a good understanding of the developmental needs of children. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply.

Closing date 22nd January 2015

Nursery Nurse (ref 406) / YMCA Pre-school, Eastleigh / £5,101 – £6,279 per annum / Term Time / 17.5 hour per week

YMCA is opening a new pre-school in the Cable Works Community Building in the Sirocco Park development on the former Pirelli site in Eastleigh. The Eastleigh Pre School will be our 12th childcare setting, and is looking for inspirational Nursery Nurses. The pre-school is in the heart of a new community and will care for up to 30 children in a new purpose built community building. You should have a passion for using play and the outdoors to provide the best possible outcomes for young children. A strong understanding of children’s developmental needs is essential. Additional hours are expected to be available as the pre school develops. For more information please read the recruitment pack and apply here.

Closing date 1st February 2015

Room Leader (ref 405) / YMCA Pre-school, Eastleigh / £13,456 – £15,963 per annum / Term Time / 37.5 hours per week.

YMCA is opening a new pre-school in the Cable Works Community Building in the Sirocco Park development on the former Pirelli site in Eastleigh. The Eastleigh Pre School will be our 12th childcare setting, and is looking for an inspirational Room Leader to support the Manager to establish and run the new setting. The pre-school is in the heart of a new community and will care for up to 30 children in a new purpose built community building. The building known as Cable Works has been designed to be a community resource. The YMCA sees the opportunity to develop further services from the building in the future. You should have a passion for using play and the outdoors to provide the best possible outcomes for young children. A strong understanding of children’s developmental needs, the capability to supervise others and ability to act as a SENCO is essential. For more information please read the recruitment pack and apply here.

Closing date 7th January 2015

Pre-school Manager (ref 404) / YMCA Pre-School, Eastleigh / £20,619.49 per annum / Term Time / 40 hours per week

YMCA is opening a new pre-school in the Cable Works Community Building in the Sirocco Park development on the former Pirelli site in Eastleigh. The Eastleigh Pre School will be our 12th childcare setting, and is looking for an inspirational manager to both establish and run the new setting. The pre-school is in the heart of a new community and will care for up to 30 children in a new purpose built community building. The building known as Cable Works has been designed to be a community resource. The YMCA sees the opportunity to develop further services from the building in the future. You should have a passion for using play and the outdoors to provide the best possible outcomes for young children. A strong understanding of children’s developmental needs, the capability to lead and inspire a staff team and the ability to engage with parents and the local community are essential. We are looking for someone who is an experienced childcare manager or a deputy/senior leader who is ready for the next step in their childcare career. For more information please read the recruitment pack and apply here.

Closing date 7th January 2015

Room Leader (ref 403) / YMCA Nursery, Whale Island / £16,000 – £19,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

You will be a fundamental part of our team, leading the Baby Room to create a welcoming and caring environment for up to 18 children on a daily basis. You will need a level 3 childcare qualification, experience within a childcare setting and of leading a team. This is a great opportunity to join an ‘Outstanding’ Nursery with a passion to champion young children. YMCA Whale Island Nursery is set in the grounds of HMS Excellent on Whale Island. We are 1 of 10 nurseries as part of the YMCA Fairthorne Group. For more information please read the recruitment pack or apply here.

Closing date 15th December 2014

Nursery Nurse (ref 401) / YMCA Nursery, Portsea / £13,000 – £15,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

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 are looking for inspiring people to join our team. You will have at least a Level 2, but ideally have NVQ3 qualification in a childcare qualification or a willingness to learn and previous experience in a similar environment. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply.

Closing date: 19th  December 2014

Lead Practitioner  (ref 399) / YMCA Nursery, St Vincents, Gosport/ £18,000 – 24,000 per annum / 40 hours per week

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving and busy nursery on the ST Vincents campus.   You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the nursery. YMCA St Vincents Nursery is 1 of 10 nurseries part of YMCA Fairthorne Group. As part of a wider team of nursery managers, you will also participate in meetings and activities which focus on our ethos and approach to childcare across the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to share learning and develop exemplar programmes for all settings with support from a leadership team. We are looking for a person who has proven leadership experience within a childcare setting and who holds a minimum level 4 childcare qualification, with the intention of working towards a level 5 (Foundation Degree) or above. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply online

Closing date: 7th January 2015

Room Leader (ref 396) / YMCA Nursery, Townhill / £7,176 – £8,514 per annum / 20 hours per week / Term time

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 setting? Based in the centre of Townhill, you will be a fundamental part of our team, leading the setting to create a welcoming and caring environment for up to 16 children daily. You will need a level 3 childcare qualification, experience within a childcare setting and of leading a team. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply.

Closing date: 1st February 2015

Nursery Nurse (ref 395) / YMCA Nursery, Whale Island / £13,000 – £15,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

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 are an ‘Outstanding’ Nursery with a passion to champion young children. YMCA Whale Island Nursery is set in the grounds of HMS Excellent on Whale Island. We are looking for inspiring people to join our team. You will have at least a Level 2, but ideally have NVQ3 qualification in a childcare qualification or a willingness to learn and previous experience in a similar environment. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply.

Closing date: 21st December 2014

Nursery Manager (Maternity Cover) (Ref 394) / YMCA Nursery, Whale Island / £24,000 – £28,500 per annum / 40 hours per week

Could you make YMCA Little Whale Nursery be the best nursery in Portsmouth? You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the nursery. YMCA Little Whale Nursery is 1 of 10 nurseries part of YMCA Fairthorne Group. As part of a wider team of nursery managers, you will also participate in meetings and activities which focus on our ethos and approach to childcare across the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to share learning and develop exemplar programmes for all settings with support from a leadership team. We are looking for a person who has proven leadership experience within a childcare setting and who holds a minimum level 4 childcare qualification, with the intention of working towards a level 5 (Foundation Degree) or above. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply online.

Closing date: 18th December 2014

Nursery Nurse (ref 363) / YMCA Nursery, Fairthorne Manor / £13,000 – £15,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week.

Do you enjoy the outdoors and want to actively participate in inspiring children aged 4 months to 5 years to become confident, caring and inspiring individuals? Do you want to work within a team who are dedicated and caring?

We at Fairthorne Manor Nursery in Botley are looking for enthusiastic and caring Nursery Nurses to join our dedicated, outstanding team. We are an energetic, passionate outdoor based nursery set in 111 acres of woodland and park land. We use the environment around us to inspire each individual child’s learning and development, incorporating the Forest school approach into the Early years Foundation stage to achieve this. Every activity we carry out encourages each individual’s child’s natural desire to explore and investigate within our environment, building and developing skills and talents and self confidence. Therefore, we are looking for people who enjoy the outdoors and will actively participate in inspiring children aged 4months to 5 years to become confident, caring and inspiring individuals, using the exciting environment around us to attain this.

The nursery is open from 7.30am-6pm, with staff working on a rota basis. We are within walking distance from Botley train station and the nearest bus stop are both just 25 minute walk away. Whether you are NVQ level 2 or 3 qualified or are interested in training to work with and develop young lives in for 4 months to 2 year room, please apply or call 01489 772222 to arrange a stay and play session to meet us all informally. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply.

Closing date: 11th January 2015

Nursery Nurse (Zero Hours) (ref 380) / YMCA Nurseries and Pre-schools, Southampton area / £6.67 - £8.21 per hour

Do you enjoy inspiring young children to learn through play, being active and exciting in all you do? Do you want to want within an exciting and active environment? We are looking for people to join our nurseries/pre-school teams across the Southampton area (Weston, Newtown, Townhill, Woolston and Botley) in a supply capacity. You will have at least level 2 childcare/playwork qualification, experience in a childcare setting is essential and an understanding of children’s development would be desirable. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply.

Closing date: 31 December2014

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.

 

Evening Housekeeper (ref 400) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £5070 per annum / 15 hours per week

Do you have a passion for cleaning? Are you used to cleaning up after young children? Would you like to work in our outstanding nursery set in 11 acres of beautiful countryside? If you are conscientious about children’s environments, why not come and join our friendly Housekeeping Team. Your main duties would be the cleanliness of our Nursery & offices situated in Fairthorne Manor. Evening shifts are Monday to Friday after 5.30pm. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Closing date: 5th January 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.

We current have no vacancies.

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.

Pre-school Manager (ref 404) / YMCA Pre-School, Eastleigh / £20,619.49 per annum / Term Time / 40 hours per week

YMCA is opening a new pre-school in the Cable Works Community Building in the Sirocco Park development on the former Pirelli site in Eastleigh. The Eastleigh Pre School will be our 12th childcare setting, and is looking for an inspirational manager to both establish and run the new setting. The pre-school is in the heart of a new community and will care for up to 30 children in a new purpose built community building. The building known as Cable Works has been designed to be a community resource. The YMCA sees the opportunity to develop further services from the building in the future. You should have a passion for using play and the outdoors to provide the best possible outcomes for young children. A strong understanding of children’s developmental needs, the capability to lead and inspire a staff team and the ability to engage with parents and the local community are essential. We are looking for someone who is an experienced childcare manager or a deputy/senior leader who is ready for the next step in their childcare career. For more information please read the recruitment pack and apply here.

Closing date 7th January 2015

Nursery Manager (Maternity Cover) (Ref 394) / YMCA Nursery, Whale Island / £24,000 – £28,500 per annum / 40 hours per week

Could you make YMCA Little Whale Nursery to be the best nursery in Portsmouth? You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the nursery. YMCA Little Whale Nursery is 1 of 9 nurseries part of YMCA Fairthorne Group. As part of a wider team of nursery managers, you will also participate in meetings and activities which focus on our ethos and approach to childcare across the organisation. This is an excellent opportunity to share learning and develop exemplar programmes for all settings with support from a leadership team. We are looking for a person who has proven leadership experience within a childcare setting and who holds a minimum level 4 childcare qualification, with the intention of working towards a level 5 (Foundation Degree) or above. For more information please read the information pack and click to apply online.

Closing date: 18th December 2014

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.

 Volunteer Activity Leader (ref 375) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / 8 month placement March to October 2015

You will be part of the inspirational outdoor learning team, and trained to instruct a wide range of exciting outdoor activities including Canoeing, Kayaking, Climbing, Abseiling, Archery, Low Ropes and Land and Water Ecology. You will also have responsibility for welcoming and caring for children aged 4-16 who are part of school and community groups, and particularly during our large Daycamps programme. This is an energetic, fun but physically demanding role and you will be working hard whilst you are here, it’s a very busy place. You will be sharing accommodation with other Activity Leaders on the Fairthorne Manor site and all of your main meals will be catered for. You must be 18 years old to volunteer for this placement.  For more information please read the information pack and apply here.

Closing date 12th January 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.

We are currently not recruiting in this area at the moment.

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.

We are currently not recruiting in this area at the moment.