Responsible to: Area Director

Responsible for: Afterschool, Breakfast Club, holiday play scheme, soft play coordinators and preschool manager

Location: Corporate office St James House, 9-15 St James Road, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 4QH

Contract: Permanent

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Salary: £32,000 – £35,000 depending on experience

Closing date: 26th February 2019

Organisation Context
YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) emerged from the coming together of four separate Associations over an 18-month period. The group is largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for over 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its 6+ Health and Wellbeing Centres, including an outdoor swimming pool and a wide range of Children, Youth and Family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres. Through the merger and accompanying new investment we expect the range, reach and impact of our services to grow so that we can better realise our vision.

The vision of the Association is of ‘Places where young people thrive and communities flourish’. Its mission is to be ‘an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive’.

Job Purpose
We are looking for someone to manage and oversee the day to day running of all Children and Families services within the local area and to manage the staff and volunteers within the service, as well as to work with the Strategic Lead for Children, Youth and Families and the local Area Director to ensure the local Children and Families services meet the strategic aims and objectives of the organisation.

The post holder will need to ensure the delivery of high quality childcare services to children and their families in line with the organisation vision, business plan and regulatory requirements. Additional the post holder will need to seek out new business opportunities within the local area and work with the Strategic Lead for Children, Youth and Families and the local Director to assess such opportunities and manage their implementation.

To Apply

Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o

YMCA St Paul’s Group Job Description – Area Children & Families Manager
YMCA St Pauls Group Application Form 
YMCA St Pauls Group Equal Opportunities Form
YMCA St Pauls Group Application Pack Guidance

YMCA St Pauls Group Job Applicant Privacy Notice

 Closing date: Tuesday 26th February 2019

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values