Responsible to:                     Director of People and Services

Based at Location:                Corporate Office, Surbiton

Contract:                                Permanent

Hours:                                    Full-Time, 40 hours per week, generally worked within office hours, Monday to Friday, subject to change

Closing Date:                        8th May 2019


Context of the Organisation

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’.

The role

This role is primarily based at our offices in Surbiton, reporting to the Director of People and Services. The post holder will be an internal consultant leading on the provision of HR Business Support to the YMCA St Paul’s Group, providing a range of generalist HR expertise to the Directors and Managers within the Group. The postholder will also be responsible for building effective relationships within their business areas and also provide the ‘voice’ of the business back to the Corporate HR function.

Applicants should have:

  • In depth knowledge of Employment Law
  • Chartered Membership of CIPD or equivalent
  • Knowledge of current thinking in HR issues and trends and evidence of continuous professional development
  • At least 5 years’ experience working within a HR team as a generalist advisor or Business Partner gained within a complex organisation with multiple stakeholders

To Apply

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

Closing date: Midday 8th May 2019                          Charity No: 1041923

YMCA St Paul’s Group Head of Human Resources Job Description
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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