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.

37.5 hrs a week, delivering high quality home cooked nutritious food for our early years provision across several sites.

We are looking for the right person to lead on our new early years catering provision for our Nurseries and early years provision, they will oversee the effective running of the Kitchen and food service at Yew Trees, and will be responsible for the delivery of high quality food for nursery provision across several sites. Ensuring Ofsted and EHO food quality guidance is adhered to. Maximising GP and stock management whilst ensuring effective use of local produce, whilst maintaining a wholesome and nutritious home cooked feel to support and a nurture our youngster development. We are looking for someone with experience of cooking 400 portions of good quality nutritious food from scratch. We would also expect you to promote our local produce ethos and sustainable approach to food production.

Salary: £27,074 pro rata.

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Deadline for applications:  9.00am Tuesday 28th May 2019

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 30th May 2019

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 looking for an Accommodation and Support Enabler to assist within our supported housing projects for young people.

The Accommodation and Support Enabler role will be to support young people in developing the skills to move on into independent accommodation.

Salary £20,325 per annum (37.5 Hours per week)

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Deadline for applications: 9.00am on Monday 10th June 2019

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

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.

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