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Regional Programmes Director

Contact: Penny Perschky: penny.perschky@hrinitiatives.co.uk

Location: North London (Crouch End, N8)

Contract: Permanent, [full-time]

Salary: up to £50,000 per annum

YMCA North London is an independent charitable organisation affiliated to the national and international YMCA movement.

We want to recruit a Regional Programmes Director to oversee and expand 4 key business areas: a fitness centre, the Harringay Club (an activity centre for children and young people), out of school childcare programmes and an annual adult 10k and Children’s Fun Runs and festival fundraising event.

In Nov 2015 we were delighted to have been awarded the prestigious honour of YMCA of the Year at the YMCA Youth Matters awards. In addition, one of our Programme team members was awarded Young Leader of the year.

The Regional Programmes Director plays a critical role in the organisation reporting directly to the CEO and through him to the Board of trustees. The role balances oversight of operational delivery of current programmes, and capacity building for the future growth, development and strategic direction of YMCA North London programmes and activities.

Drawing on new ideas and initiatives to enhance programme and activity performance, the postholder will be responsible for ensuring successful programmes delivery, outcomes and impact.

Duties include developing high quality and innovative services, establishing relationships with external agencies, leadership and staff management. Experience in a senior role working in a similar setting is highly desirable.

Further details about the organisation and our activities can also be found here on our website.

Closing date: 09.00 Monday 1st February
Interview date: Tuesday 9th February

YMCA North London 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.

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Playworker

Contact: Andre Rodney

Location: YMCA North London Fitness Centre (Crouch End, N8)

Contract: 1 x Part Time role, Permanent Monday to Friday 2:45pm – 6:30pm (18.75 hours per
week; 1 x Zero Hours role.

Salary: £8.50 per hour

YMCA North London are looking to recruit responsible and experienced Playworkers to assist in our Out Of Schools provisions which offer childcare in a caring, secure environment for children of a wide age range, through individual attention and group activities. We are looking for one part time, Monday to Friday 2:45pm – 6:30pm (18.75 hours per week) and one casual worker on an ad hoc basis.

The Playworker will assist in the provision of planning play opportunities, provide support in the preparation of activities and programmes, undertake day to day administration duties and liaise with parents and carers to build and maintain good relationships and communications with parents/carers. In addition, the Playworker will ensure all activities are carried out in a safe and responsible manner and ensuring the setting offers the highest standard of physical and emotional care and health and safety at all times and within agreed YMCA North London policies and procedures.

This role requires a full, relevant early years and childcare or Playwork qualification, and knowledge of safeguarding awareness. A first aid certificate and driving licence would also be beneficial.

Closing date: 31st January 2016
Interview date: Likely to be week commencing 8th February 2016

If you have any questions about the organisation or the position, please email andre.rodney@ymcahornsey.org.uk, stating the position you are enquiring about.

YMCA North London are equal opportunities employers that value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. As responsible employers 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 undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.