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14 February 2020


New Opportunity to Influence and Drive Change - Permanent

An exciting opportunity has become available to be part of a team that strives for excellence and continuous improvements across all areas of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) service areas.


Location: Surbiton, St James House

Contract: Permanent – 40 hours (includes lunch breaks) – worked Monday to Friday

Salary:     £32,000


About the Organisation

YMCA St Paul’s Group (YMCA SPG) is a charity and registered housing provider which emerged from the coming together of 4 separate YMCAs making it one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond and providing a safe place to stay for over 1,100 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, youth services and children, and family programmes.


About the role

The postholder has the responsibility to ensure that our sites continue to deliver excellent provisions and attaining OFSTED standards. This would be delivered through continuous performance management, business analysis and improvement initiatives.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about achieving outstanding business results and is able to motive and inspire others to drive business change.

For more information about the role, please click here.

Applicants should have:

  • Experience working within a Childcare/Education/Youth environments (desirable)
  • Experience working within a matrix environment
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working within a team providing compliance support.
  • Minimum 3 years working as a business analyst, or as business improvement specialist.


Benefits include: 25 days annual leave (increasing by a day per year to a maximum of 30 pro rata plus bank holidays), ongoing staff development and training, opportunities for career progression, free membership for all YMCA gyms, a pension scheme, free Life Assurance, Child Care vouchers scheme, Cycle2Work scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme.


To Apply


External applications – send to Amy Newton at

Internal applications – send to

YMCA St Pauls Group Application Form – For External Applicants

YMCA ST Pauls Group Application Form – For Internal Applicants
YMCA St Pauls Group Equal Opportunities Form
New Application Pack Guidance YMCA St Pauls Group
YMCA St Pauls Group Job Applicant Privacy Notice


Closing date: 2 March 2020


We are committed to reflecting the diverse community we serve and creating an inclusive workplace for all people, where everyone feels valued. We encourage applications from a diverse range of people and are committed to employment practices that are fair, responsive and inclusive. Furthermore, we are committed to providing adjustments and accessibility to candidates with a disability. Please make direct contact to discuss how we can support you throughout your candidate journey.


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.


The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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