Applications for all posts can be made online.

Please complete and return the application form (word version) to recruitment@ymcabathgroup.org.uk  or to YMCA Bath Group, International House, Broad St Place, Bath, BA1 5LH.  For further information, contact recruitment@ymcabathgroup.org.uk stating the post you are interested in.

All posts that involve working with children will require a DBS check, costs will be met by YMCA Bath Group.

Current Vacancies:

Location: Bath

Part-Time: 27 hours per week -Monday to Friday on a rota basis
Maternity cover
Salary: Minimum wage
What does the job involve?

An experienced nursery Assistant is required to work at YMCA Bath nursery. Applicants with a minimum of NVQ level 2, preferably 3 in childcare.

You will be required to work with key children in the preschool age group, be passionate about working in childcare, work well within a team and develop excellent relationships with parents as well as having a good understanding of the EYFS curriculum.

Skills required;

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities/SENCO etc.
  • Good knowledge of EYFS
  • Excellent communication skills

Key responsibilities;

  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • To ensure the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • To plan, prepare and review the curriculum with the team reflective of the EYFS
  • To work in partnership with the parents and provide good customer service
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times
  • To provide support to children with challenging behaviour
  • An understanding of and respect for diversity in terms of the makeup of the family, racial origin and cultural beliefs
  • Ability to assess situations and seek advice and support if required
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure or in a crisis or emergency
  • Understanding of the potential physical and emotional pressures of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • Understanding of the need for safeguarding

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the link as follows:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=ff5ef906-b46f-440e-9f2c-da3a097b7439

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 27th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Rosie Robinson by phone: 01225 325 911

Location: Lyneham
Full time: 40 hours per week all year round
Salary: £11.50 per hour
Permanent contract

YMCA Little Ducklings Nursery and Out of School Club

The nursery will open in late 2019 and the out of school club will open in spring 2020.

YMCA Little Ducklings Nursery will be situated in two large houses with a shared large garden in Teal Avenue centrally placed in Lyneham.  We will be registered to take up to 50 children aged 3months -5 years in the nursery and for 16 places for the before and after school club for 5-11 year olds. The setting will have a strong emphasis on outdoor play both in the large garden and in the surrounding rural community.

What does the job involve?

To lead, manage and inspire the provision of exceptional childcare in a child-centred environment in which children up to the age of eleven are cared for in a safe, nurturing and stimulating way.

To promote unique development and wellbeing for all children.

To monitor and evaluate the performance of the nursery and to plan for its development and continuous improvement.

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=c7e89469-4025-463c-b48e-6523de9e4c8c

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 20th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Julia by phone: 07502 058364

Location: Bath
Part-Time: 30 hours per week – Monday to Friday on a rota basis
Salary: Minimum wage                                                                       

YMCA Bath nursery are currently seeking an Apprentice who is enthusiastic and passionate about working with children.

The ideal candidate will be a level 2 qualified professional looking to qualify to a level 3.

What does the job involve?

Candidates will be able to interact with young children and have an understanding of child development. They will know when to ask for help and guidance and be self-disciplined in appearance and manner.

The successful candidate will be able to receive instruction and carry out requests with regards to all aspects of the nursery. They will also have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people, including colleagues and parents.

To be considered for the position you will be friendly, hardworking and have a positive can-do attitude.

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=1762a5fe-9d99-41d5-be1f-f39d3d43e359

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 27th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Rosie Robinson by phone: 01225 325 911

Part-Time: 16 hours per week

Location: Bath

Salary: Minimum wage                                                                       

What does the job involve?

An experienced nursery Assistant is required to work at YMCA Bath nursery. Applicants with a minimum of NVQ level 2, preferably 3 in childcare.

You will be required to work with key children in the preschool age group, be passionate about working in childcare, work well within a team and develop excellent relationships with parents as well as having a good understanding of the EYFS curriculum.

Skills required;

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities/SENCO etc.
  • Good knowledge of EYFS
  • Excellent communication skills

Key responsibilities;

  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • To ensure the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • To plan, prepare and review the curriculum with the team reflective of the EYFS
  • To work in partnership with the parents and provide good customer service
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times
  • To provide support to children with challenging behaviour
  • An understanding of and respect for diversity in terms of the makeup of the family, racial origin and cultural beliefs
  • Ability to assess situations and seek advice and support if required
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure or in a crisis or emergency
  • Understanding of the potential physical and emotional pressures of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • Understanding of the need for safeguarding

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=935cc262-d524-4b6b-a04b-59b6aa5a912d

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 27th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Rosie Robinson by phone: 01225 325 911

Location: Lyneham
Full time: 40 hours per week all year round
Salary: £10.30 per hour
Permanent contract

YMCA Little Ducklings Nursery and Out of School Club

The nursery will open in late 2019 and the out of school club will open in spring 2020.

YMCA Little Ducklings Nursery will be situated in two large houses with a shared large garden in Teal Avenue centrally placed in Lyneham.  We will be registered to take up to 50 children aged 3months -5 years in the nursery and for 16 places for the before and after school club for 5-11 year olds. The setting will have a strong emphasis on outdoor play both in the large garden and in the surrounding rural community.

What does the job involve?

To support the Nursery Manager to lead and inspire the provision of a child centred nursery environment in which all children are cared for in a safe, nurturing and stimulating way that encourages individual development within a group setting. To assist the Nursery Manager in monitoring and evaluation of the performance of the nursery and to plan for its development and improved performance.

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=7b14531f-65b5-4e6b-a73b-c79d0b572d2d

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 20th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Julia by phone: 07502 058364

Location: Malmesbury

Part-Time: 30 hours per week -Monday to Friday on a rota basis

Salary: £3.90 per hour                                                                       

YMCA Kings Nursery, Malmesbury are currently seeking an Apprentice who is enthusiastic and passionate about working with children.

The ideal candidate will be a level 2 qualified professional looking to qualify to a level 3.

We will also consider an enthusiastic new starter to start with level 2 or with level 3.

What does the job involve?

Candidates will be able to interact with young children and have an understanding of child development. They will know when to ask for help and guidance and be self-disciplined in appearance and manner.

The successful candidate will be able to receive instruction and carry out requests with regards to all aspects of the nursery. They will also have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people, including colleagues and parents.

To be considered for the position you will be friendly, hardworking and have a positive can-do attitude.

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the link below:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=ab867140-4c24-479d-a384-c1fa4e91967f

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 20th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Emma Baker by phone: 01666 824987

Location: Malmesbury

Full Time: 40 hours per week all year round

Salary: Minimum wage                                                                       

What does the job involve?

An experienced nursery Assistant is required to work at YMCA Kings nursery. Applicants with a minimum of NVQ level 3 in childcare.

You will be required to work with key children in the preschool age group, be passionate about working in childcare, work well within a team and develop excellent relationships with parents as well as having a good understanding of the EYFS curriculum.

Skills required;

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to targets and deadlines
  • Knowledge and understanding of equal opportunities/SENCO etc.
  • Good knowledge of EYFS
  • Excellent communication skills

Key responsibilities;

  • To achieve and maintain high standards of care and education
  • To ensure all policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to at all times
  • To ensure the children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment
  • To plan, prepare and review the curriculum with the team reflective of the EYFS
  • To work in partnership with the parents and provide good customer service
  • To ensure confidentiality at all times
  • To provide support to children with challenging behaviour
  • An understanding of and respect for diversity in terms of the makeup of the family, racial origin and cultural beliefs
  • Ability to assess situations and seek advice and support if required
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure or in a crisis or emergency
  • Understanding of the potential physical and emotional pressures of working with children with challenging behaviour
  • Understanding of the need for safeguarding

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=99dd19f8-ef82-47c0-9591-39b555a6f09d

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 20th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Emma by phone: 01666 824987

37 hours per week All year round

Salary: £9.25 per hour                                                                       

Permanent contract

What does the job involve?

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Room Leader to manage the Toddler room, along with supervising the room staff team. You should be able to motivate and inspire staff to provide excellent child care in a safe, nurturing and stimulating way that encourages individual development within the room.

This is a full-time post 37 hours a week. Applicants must hold a level 3 in childcare qualification and ideally have experience of supervising a staff team.

If you would like to apply, you will need to fill out one of our application forms, as we unfortunately do not accept CV’s. To apply, please click on the following link:

https://ymcabathgroup.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=c1c8d89a-5aa0-457b-81f1-d87d15f23cd1

The post holder will be prepared to undergo an Enhanced DBS

Closing date for application: 27th October 2019

Interview date: TBC

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Jackie by phone: 01249 463907 x214