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.

Previous applicants need not apply

Hours:   Nights and weekends.  Approximately 50 hours per week to cover Taunton and Sedgemoor areas on rota basis.  See Job Description for further details.

The Night Security and Support Officer will provide out of hours security and support to residents and assist management in delivering excellent customer service and a safe and secure environment for our residents.  You will be the first point of contact when dealing with emergencies and emergency services.

Salary:  £10.00 per hour

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Deadline for receipt of CVs/Application forms:    10 am on Monday 23rd March 2020

To enquire about the position email recruitment@ymca-dg.org

Please return CV/Application form to recruitment@ymca-dg.org

Hours: 22.5 hours (3 days)

Are you passionate about healthy, sustainable and affordable food? Are you interested in working in a family orientated setting which benefits the community? We are looking for a flexible, dedicated and creative Cook to join our close knit team. You’ll be working in a brand new café in the centre of a bustling hub; we serve incredible breakfast, brunches and lunches; as well as offering corporate catering, private events and themed evenings.

You’ll need to be free to work mornings, weekends (on a shared rota) and some evenings. This role is offered initially as 3 days a week with additional hours available for holiday/event cover and can be expanded pending business growth.

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Deadline for applications: Thursday 26th March

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

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

We are a varied, developing and fast moving charity and have an exciting opportunity to lead a setting, brand new to us, our first in Devon. The setting is in the heart of the town and a 2 minute walk from the nearest primary school. It is open all year round except bank holidays and Christmas week.

We are looking for a confident, energetic individual who is committed to providing the best quality opportunities and learning to children and families. We are looking for someone who can bring positive leadership and put in place a foundation to grow the setting going forward.

You will be meeting families and children engaging them, with us as a new provider and developing and sharing ideas to take the setting forward.

You will need to be a dedicated and solution focused individual, who is motivated to learn and give their best in a fast paced and evolving environment.
We are an equal opportunities employer that believes in development and championing potential.

Term: Permanent
Salary: £25,000 £28,000 p.a. based upon 40 hours per week – dependent upon experience

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Hours: Full Time in line with operational needs of the setting.
Setting operates – Mon. – Fri. 8am – 6pm

Benefits of working for us

YMCA Dulverton Group are dedicated to safe guarding at all times. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, reference and suitability checks.

We are looking for confident, energetic individuals who are committed to providing the best quality opportunities and learning to children and families. We are looking for someone who wants to work hard, feel appreciated and enjoy what they do.

We pride ourselves on having, exciting settings with unique learning opportunities for children; as well as friendly, welcoming teams, who support one another.

We are an equal opportunities employer that believes in championing potential and we don’t differentiate in wage based on age.

Salary and working hours: £18,280 – £18,782 p.a. based upon 40 hours, dependant on experience and responsibilities.

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

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

Health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us. We offer regular training opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package. Including gym membership at a choice of locations, 10 days of free school holiday childcare, discounted childcare for 0-5’s and 1 night hotel stay at our locations. As well as offering a pension and 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays.

YMCA Dulverton Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children and young people. We follow a safer recruitment process, with an Enhanced DBS check and two suitable references required.

If you enjoy being around children and helping them learn, then this is your chance to earn whilst you train. Topics you will study include child and young person development, safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, supporting positive behaviour, partnership working in services for children and young people, health and safety, supporting positive environments, child development, practical care, planning and implementing activities, and observation.

This apprenticeship is designed to develop your workplace skills and knowledge. It also builds the skills you will need to progress to the Level 3 course and full Early Years Practitioner status. We are looking for someone who wants to work hard, feel appreciated and enjoy what they do.

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We pride ourselves on having, exciting settings with unique learning opportunities for children; as well as friendly, welcoming teams, who support one another.
We are an equal opportunities employer that believes in championing potential and we don’t differentiate in wage based on age.

Term: Permanent until completion of Apprenticeship – maximum 18 months
Salary: £4.70 per hour for first six months
£5.20 per hour for second six months
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (20% off the job training at Weston College and other venues)

 

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

If you enjoy working with food and want to learn while you earn this is a perfect opportunity. We are looking for someone who wants to work hard, feel appreciated and enjoy what they do. We pride ourselves on having an exciting, professional environment, where you will be part of a friendly, welcoming team, who support one another.

General information

The primary objective of a production chef apprenticeship is to learn and understand how to carry out the basic functions in every section of the kitchen. As a production chef you are on the first rung of the ladder to becoming a great cook. You will be working under the supervision of our Head Chef completing key responsibilities as outlined below.

Key responsibilities:

• Assisting Head Chef with the day to day running of the kitchen
• Maintaining high standards of hygiene
• Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation
• Food preparation
• Waste management

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We are an equal opportunities employer that believes in championing potential.

Term: Permanent until completion of Apprenticeship – maximum 18 months
Salary: £4.70 per hour for first six months – £5.20 per hour for second six months
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week (20% off the job training at Weston College and other venues)

 

Please email your application form 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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Professional Cookery Apprentice

Working hours 37.5 per week

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