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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 (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.

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.

Apprentice Activity Leader x 8 (ref 517) / YMCA Fairthorne Manor / £6,864 per annum / 40 hours per week / 12 month fixed term contract

You will be trained to engage and enthuse groups of children and young people, and also instruct a wide range of outdoor education activities. Thse include traditional outdoor pursuits such as canoeing/ kayaking and climbing. For more information please read the recruitment pack and click to apply online.

Closing date 20th September 2015

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.

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

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 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.

Marketing Co-ordinator (ref 516) / YMCA Fairthorne Group, Curdridge / £18,000 – £20,000 per annum / 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join our fast paced marketing team at a time of considerable growth. As an organisation, we are on the cusp of taking our marketing activity to a whole new level and are looking for team members who can help us achieve it.

In this role we are looking for someone with a flair for digital marketing to help us shape our online presence. Do you know the difference between CMS and CRM? Between TweetDeck and Hootsuite? But also the difference between a gatefold and a rollfold format, as you will be responsible for producing the marketing collateral in line with our group marketing plan.

Organised with good attention to detail are a must, but regardless of whether you have a marketing qualification or ‘on the job’ experience we are looking for a minimum of 2-3 years in a similar environment and the ability to demonstrate a particular strength towards all things digital.

For more information please read the recruitment pack  and click to apply online.

Closing date 15th September 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 contactrual and maybe subject to change.