YMCA Dulverton Group is one of the largest providers of youth support services in Somerset and Devon and a part of the wider YMCA movement which operates internationally in 119 countries to form the largest and oldest youth charity in the world.

Last year in Somerset we provided over 32,000 safe nights of accommodation for vulnerable people and over 40 training opportunities for young people. Having undergone huge expansion this is an exciting time to join our staff community.

We are continuing to grow and are looking for dedicated and conscientious individuals who can thrive in a fast paced, ever evolving environment.We are an equal opportunities employer that believes in development and championing  potential.

Health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us. We off regular training opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. Including:

Discounted childcare for 0-5 year olds

Gym membership at a choice of locations

10 days of free school holiday childcare

One night hotel stay at our locations.

As well as offering a pension and 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays.

Our head office is in Taunton but locations can vary as we operate at multiple sites across Somerset and Devon. YMCA Dulverton Group are dedicated to safe guarding at all times. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, reference and suitability checks.

(30 – 37.5 hours a week)

The successful candidate will be trained or have experience in running of restaurants and working closely with the Head Chef to maximise the potential by building up a strong client base.  They will have a passion for customer care to a high standard and the enthusiasm to ensure all daily tasks are met as well as supporting the apprentices in a positive manner.

The Beach prides itself on being an excellent facility for apprentices to learn all areas of the hospitality business.

£18,000 to £21,000 per annum depending on experience and qualifications

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Deadline for applications:  10am Thursday 11th April 2019.

Please return completed applications to recruitment@ymca-dg.org

Hours: 38.5 hours per week (averaged over 8 week working pattern)

Working hours are 7:30am – 7:45pm, 4 days a week on a rolling rota to include weekends and public holidays.

Salary: £16,000 – £21,000 pa depending on experience

Responsibilities will include:  The effective running of the Kitchen and food service at Great Western Hotel. To assist the Executive Chef in delivery of high quality food service for customers at the hotel, conference and office facilities.

Ensure stock management and ensure effective use of local produce. Abide by all Executive Chef and EHO guidance.

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Deadline for applications:      10 am on Monday 1st April 2019

To enquire about the position call Recruitment on 0333 200 1616 Ext 3270 or email recruitment@ymca-dg.org

Roles available at both our Barleywood and Yew Trees Nurseries

Various hours available

£8.05 – £8.28 per hour

Dependant on experience and qualifications

Responsibilities will include:  To provide opportunities for children to learn through play, utilising the outdoors as much as possible.  We provide a secure and stimulating environment where children can develop emotionally and intellectually as well as morally, physically, spiritually and socially, at their own pace.

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Download the Yew Tree Job Description

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Please return completed applications to recruitment@ymca-dg.org

What is an Apprenticeship?

An Apprenticeship is a structured work-based training programme consisting of workplace learning, formal off the job training and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. Apprenticeships provide valuable hands on experience and technical knowledge, along with functional and personal skills required for career progression.

We are looking to add to our team:

Hospitality Apprentice

Working hours 37.5 per week

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Please email your application form to  recruitment@ymca-dg.org


Professional Cookery Apprentice

Working hours 37.5 per week

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Please email your application form to  recruitment@ymca-dg.org