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.

Are you highly personable, conscientious and organised? Would you like to be part of a team making a life changing difference to families across the South West?

We’re looking for a part time General Assistant to join our close knit team across Bridgwater and Highbridge. You’ll be working in a busy environment, dealing with public enquiries, managing the switchboard and helping to provide a fantastic front of house welcome to all our guests. This role requires excellent administration skills, enthusiasm and a desire to learn.

Working Hours: 18 hours per week

Salary: £16,053.48 (£7,705.67 pro rata) per annum

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Deadline for applications:  10am Friday 22nd November 2019

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

(16 Hours per week TBA) – North Somerset

Responsible to: Senior Lead Youth Worker

Salary £8.21 dependent upon experience and qualifications

Responsibilities will include:  Developing projects with and for young people based on identified needs within the catchment area of North Somerset and the wider YMCA Dulverton area. To engage young people, children and families in activities that is stimulating, challenging and fun. Assisting in the development of tools to capture and measure the impact of good quality youth work.  Flexible working patterns would be required to meet young people’s needs after school, in the evenings, weekends and during school holidays

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Deadline for applications:  11.59pm Friday 22nd November 2019

To enquire about the position call 01278 726000

To request an application pack please email recruitment@ymca-dg.org

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

Are you passionate about delivering great food and fantastic service? Would you like to develop your skills whilst making a life changing difference to families across the South West? We’re looking for a full time Kitchen Assistant to be a part of Yew Trees Nursery.

You’ll be working in a busy environment, helping to deliver a fresh, simple menu and high quality catering to the children. This role requires enthusiasm, reliability, creativity and a willingness to get stuck in.

Hours: 32 hours per week, 4 days per week

Salary: £8.21 per hour

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Deadline for applications:  Monday 2nd December 2019

To enquire about the position call Recruitment on 0333 200 1616 Ext 3320 or email recruitment@ymca-dg.org

To be part of a team in setting high standards of fitness and well-being delivery across multiple sites, to improve the opportunities for engagement in sport across the community. To engage in training and professional development on an ongoing basis including the upskill of specific classes. To assist as part of team in the Duty Management schedule. To understand and follow procedures as needed.

Hours: 25

Salary: £8.21 – £9.50 per hour dependant on experienc

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Deadline for applications:  Monday 9th December 2019

To enquire about the position call Recruitment on 0333 200 1616 Ext 3320 or email recruitment@ymca-dg.org

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

Roles available at our Barleywood, Yew Trees and Young Ones Nurseries

Various hours available

£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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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