Work at the YMCA

8 July 2020

YMCA West London (part of SPG)

Location:    South Ealing, West London 
Contract:    Permanent; Full-time – 45 hours 
       £8.72 per hour 


About the Organisation

YMCA West London’s mission is developing opportunities that transform young lives. The primary purpose of YMCA West London’s South Ealing Project is to provide high quality, holistic support and temporary housing accommodation with associated facilities for young vulnerable people to develop their personal and social skills sufficient for them to live independently from the YMCA in a sustainable way. Every member of staff, therefore, has the support of residents as their primary purpose.  The principle accountabilities of this post therefore flow from that premise.

About the role

We are looking for a qualified nursery assistant who has a passion to provide high quality programmes and work in partnership with parents/carers in an inclusive and enabling environement. To be successful in this role, you will respectfully value each child ensuring that all-round development needs are positively met. The children are aged between 6 months to 5 years old. 

Applicants should have:

  • Knowledge of the needs of children in a nursery environment
  • Have knowledge of the safety/ welfare issues in a nursery environment
  • Have knowledge of administration procedure in child care
  • Experience working with 6 months to 5 years. 
  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness of diverse backgrounds
  • Level 3 in Early Years obtained before 01 September 2014 and no further qualifications required. 
  • Level 3 in Early Years obtained after 01 September 2014, must hold an ‘A’ to ‘C’ in Maths and English and a Paediatric First Aid certificate

Role Descriptions:

Qualified Nursery Assistant

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, Cycle2Work scheme, access to Employee Assistance Programme and discounts at over 850 retailers via our reward programme.


To Apply

External applications must be sent to Amy Newton at

Internal applications must be sent to

YMCA St Paul’s Group Application Form – External Candidates
YMCA ST Pauls Group Application Form – For Internal Applicants

YMCA St Pauls Group Equal Opportunities Form
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Closing date: 5th August 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.


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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