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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.

Apprentice Nursery Nurse (ref 511) / YMCA Woolston / £6435 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – Closing date 5th August 2015

Nursery Nurse (Supply/Bank) (ref 491) / YMCA Eastleigh Pre-school / £6.67 – £7.18 per hour – Closing date 9th August 2015

Nursery Nurse (ref 492) / YMCA Eastleigh Pre-school / £4,970.88 – £5,350.96  per annum / 17.5 hours per week / Term time only – closing date 9th August 2015

Nursery Manager (ref 512) / YMCA Townhill Early Years / circa £24,000 per annum / 40 hours per week – closing date 19th August 2015

Nursery Nurse Term Time Only (ref 479) / YMCA Woolston / £7,288.13 – £8,970.84 per annum / 25 hours per week , term time only – Closing date 23rd August 2015

Nursery Nurse (ref 401) / YMCA Portsea Nursery / £13,000 – £16,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – Closing date 1st September 2015

Nursery Nurse Apprentice (ref 377) - YMCA Fairthorne Manor Nursery / £5,382 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – closing date 1st September 2015.

Nursery Nurse (ref 507) - YMCA Fairthorne Manor Nursery / £13,000 – £16,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week – closing date 1st September 2015.

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

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.

Nursery Manager (ref 512) / YMCA Townhill Early Years / circa £24,000 per annum / 40 hpw

Could you maintain the ‘outstanding’ status of our YMCA Townhill Nursery & Pre-School? You will be responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the nursery. YMCA Townhill is 1 of 13 venues part of YMCA Fairthorne Group. As part of a wider team of nursery managers, you as YMCA Townhill Nursery Manager 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 information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Closing date 19th August 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.

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.