Responsible to: Area Manager for Youth
Based at Location: Hampton Youth Project, TW12 3YH
Contract: Fixed-term; 2 years
Hours: 21 hours per week, including some evenings, weekends and public holidays
Closing Date: 24th 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’.
This role is based at Hampton Youth Project, reporting to the Area Manager for Youth. The postholder will be expected to establish and develop a range of sustainable youth work programmes, including universal and targeted work, for Hampton Youth Project. The postholder will also need to manage Hampton Youth Project sessions to ensure that there are a range of activities delivered through the Project that benefit young people.
- Have proven knowledge in the service delivery of youth work.
- Have knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures.
- Have experience in a range of youth services and projects.
- Have experience of managing a team
- Be able to lead, motivate and develop a diverse team.
Completed Application Packs should be directed to our external recruitment/response handler’s HR Initiatives Limited c/o email@example.com
Closing date: Midday 24th May 2019 Charity No: 1041923
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.