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Area Youth Manager

June 6, 2017

Location: Hampton Youth Project and will also be required to work across South West London (Kingston and Richmond)
Contract: Fixed Term Contract – 3 years – with possible extension to 4 years
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Closing Date: 13 July 2017 with Interviews to be held 20 July 2017

YMCA London South West and YMCA East London have recently merged. This new organisation has a growing presence across South, South West and East London.  The Association is part of the affiliated YMCA Christian Movement, offering opportunities to young people and their communities to develop in mind, body and spirit in order to fulfil their potential.  

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Area Youth Manager to provide leadership direction and operational management of the Youth work, and will be a hands on approach.

The role will involve working with the Strategic lead for Children, Youth and Families and the Area Director to ensure the department meets the vision and relevant strategic aims and objectives of the Association as well as ensuring the department meets its legislative and regulatory requirements.

The successful candidate will ensure high quality provision of services and excellent customer care, have an ability to consider opportunities for growth and ensure relevance of services in the local area, and to support, appraise and lead the development and implementation of new work.

To undertake an operational review of the department, develop and implement plans to address systems of management of each function, understanding and achieving relevant strategic objectives, improvement of quality of service and customer care, identifying growth opportunities and ensuring Youth centre contract delivery is established.

The successful candidate will hold a Youth Work JNC fully qualified recognised qualification or equivalent, have an in depth knowledge of youth work practice requirements and settings, Child Protection and Safer Recruitment, and First Aid Certificate, experience of setting up and managing a range of youth activities and budget management.

Please read the Guidance Notes before completing your application as they contain important information that will help you.

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address recruitment@ymcalsw.org

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Further details about the organisation and our activities visit www.ymcalsw.org.

Closing date: 13 July 2017 with Interviews to be held 20 July 2017

YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.