Responsible to: Strategic lead for Children, Young People and Families

Based at Location: Corporate Office, St James Road, Surbiton

Contract: Permanent

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

Closing Date: 9th July 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 based at our Corporate Office in Surbiton, reporting to the Strategic Lead for Children, Young People & Families. The postholder will be expected to develop and implement quality standards across all areas of the Children Youth and Families (CYF) service areas. The postholder will also have the responsibility to attain and continuously deliver OFSTED standards of childcare at all childcare and related activities within the Association.

Applicants should:

  • Be computer literate
  • Be numerate
  • Have experience of working within Childcare or schools environment that has to comply with Ofsted regulatory standards
  • Have at least 2 years’ experience of working within a team providing compliance support.
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience of working within CYF area
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively and adapts style of communication to the needs of the audience

To Apply

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

Closing date: Midday 9th July2019                             Charity No: 1041923

YMCA St Paul’s Group Performance and Quality Officer – Children, Youth and Families Job Description
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YMCA St Pauls Group Job Applicant Privacy Notice

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.