Job Title: Human Resources Administrator (Apprenticeship)
Location: YMCA Corporate Office, Surbiton
Contract: Full time, 18 – 24 months (fixed term)
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Salary: £18,500
Closing Date: Friday, 29th September 2018

YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) is a charity and registered housing provider whose mission is to be an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As a member of the wider YMCA Federation, our vision is of places where young people thrive and communities flourish.

The Association is the largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for around 1,200 residents each night. As well as accommodation, care homes, education and training, the Association is focused on the transformation of communities through its Health and Wellbeing Centres, children, youth and family programmes including nurseries, after school clubs and soft play centres.

The Role

Context of the Organisation

The 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 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 a Christian Charity where people can come as they are, be met at their point of need and find life in all its fullness. The Group’s mission is to create a Large but Local organisation that can reach out across the capital to transform communities so all young people can belong, contribute and thrive.

Job Purpose

The HR Department provides services for over 1000 staff and volunteers.  We are involved in all areas of HR work – from recruitment & selection, learning & development, reward and recognition and employee engagement.

The HR administrator will work within the centralised HR team led by the Director or People and services to provide administrative support across all areas of HR.

This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to start a career within HR with on the job development resulting in a professional level qualification widely recognised within the industry.

We are looking for the right candidate that has the passion and enthusiasm to champion the HR service and ensure that efficient services are delivered to our stakeholders, continually looking for ways to improve our customer experience and engagement. In return you will work for an organisation that supports you on your career development journey.

Key Specifications:

  • It is required that the Apprentice will study for and qualify for a Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship programme recognised by CIPD
  • The Apprenticeship programme is normally completed over an 18 month to 24 month period.
  • Is able to manage working with meeting deadlines for their academic study requirements.
  • Will have at least five GCSEs with a C or above in English and Maths
  • No previous HR experience required 

Annual Leave

Commencing at 25 days per annum plus public holidays (for five day per week workers; otherwise pro-rata).

Other Benefits

Free use of the health and fitness facilities; a 15% staff discount in restaurants.

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

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address recruitment@ymcalsw.org

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.

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Closing Date: Friday, 29th September 2018

Charity No: 104192