Romford, London (Greater)
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06 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Part Time
Contract Type


Based at:            YMCATG Romford

Hours of work:   Part Time, Monday – Friday, 16-24 hours per week, Term Time only

Salary:                £5,154.24 p.a (16 hr contract ASC Assistant) or £5,617.92 - £8,426.88 p.a. (16-24 hr ASC Leader) inclusive & competitive benefits

Contract:            Permanent

Closing Date:      Wednesday 25th October 2017 at Midday

Why work for us?

YMCA is the world’s largest and oldest charity for young people; we focus on helping young people play an active and fulfilling role in the communities we serve; we call this our youth-minded community approach.  We aim to meet local need wherever we are based, so all young people can belong, contribute and thrive.

We offer accommodation, health and wellbeing, youth and family services, training, education and support and advice, to give people practical support to help them achieve their full potential.  At YMCA Thames Gateway we are active in the boroughs of Ashford, Barking & Dagenham, Dartford, Greenwich and Havering.

We believe in the potential of our own people.  Our team is made up of hardworking people focussed on the quality of our customer’s experience; we all make ourselves accountable, so we are honest and trustworthy, positive and genuine, and we are team players. 

Help us realise our potential for growth…

We are currently recruiting for 3 Afterschool Club Leader’s and 2 Afterschool Club Assistant’s to assist and support on the delivery of a quality childcare provision for YMCA Thames Gateway, Romford branches on a day to day basis.

The post holder will assist in ensuring that the children continue to develop whilst in our care and enjoy our safe and fun environment. During Afterschool Club, the post holder will be required to support children in a range of activities including games, crafts, sports, homework club, cookery and free play.

The post holder must hold a NVQ Level 3 Childcare and Education/Play-work or equivalent.

Our Benefits Package

For those who want to be part of what we do, we offer a comprehensive employee benefit package.  Working with us you will get;

  • The satisfaction of working for a charity that improves people’s lives on a daily basis
  • Great colleagues and an exciting working environment where no two days are the same
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (with up to 6.5% of salary employer contribution)
  • Life Assurance Scheme (which pays out 4 x salary)
  • Free Gym Membership and discounted family memberships (Romford site)
  • 50% discount on YMCA provided childcare
  • Interest free season ticket loan for travel
  • Training and leadership development opportunities
  • Great opportunities to engage with the national and international YMCA movement, including international travel opportunities

To apply please contact the HR Department for an application form via email: or 01708 770 415.  Alternatively you can also download an application form via our website

Application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Department via email: or post: 29 Rush Green Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0PH.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

YMCA Thames Gateway is serious about safeguarding; this role will be subject to a Enhanced DBS Check.


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