Recreation Assistant / Cleaner

YMCA Thornton Part time – 16-20 hours per week

Meets National Minimum Wage requirements

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.

We are seeking a pro-active, customer focused Recreation Assistant / Cleaner to assist with promoting our Centre and to improve our customers experience through your excellent face-to-face communication skills. You should be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, with customer service skills that can deliver exceptional results for YMCA Thornton.

You will assist in the smooth and orderly running of the centre and ensure at all times that the work undertaken is of the highest standard, working across morning, evening and weekend shifts.

Your main areas of responsibility will include: ~
 Preparation of rooms so that all events, activities and classes take place.
 To maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of all rooms, furniture and equipment.
 Deep clean public areas including showers and changing facilities.
 To be polite, courteous and helpful to all users of the building.

To the successful candidate we offer:
 Flexible working environment
 Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
 An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
 The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
 Job Share will also be considered

For an application pack for the above role, please email [email protected]

Closing date for the role is Tuesday 30th January 2018 by 5.00pm. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Fitness Instructor

Fitness Instructor

YMCA Thornton

25-30 hrs per week Meets national minimum wage requirements

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.

We require a self motivated, innovative fitness instructor to deliver a high standard of service within our brand new state of the art fitness suite. The role will include shift work including early and late shifts as well as weekend work. You will be customer focused and possess excellent organisational & communication skills with the ability to work in a team as well as on your own. The post will be a pivotal hands-on role, including maintaining a safe & clean environment within the fitness studio, induction work, front of house sales and various reception duties.

As part of your role you will be expected to monitor LF Connect figures and deliver Synergy classes within our busy and exciting aerobics timetable.

Essential
 NVQ/CYQ in fitness instruction level 2 or equivalent
 Minimum 1 years experience working with a busy fitness suite environment
 Experience delivering Group Exercise classes

Desirable
 First Aid at Work Certificate.
 Level 3 Personal Trainer
 Group Exercise qualifications

To the successful candidate we offer:
 Flexible working environment
 Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
 An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
 The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
 Job Share will also be considered

To request an application pack, please email [email protected]

Closing date for this role is Tuesday 30th January 2018 by 5:00pm. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Receptionist Part-Time

Front of House

YMCA Thornton

Part-Time 20 Hours per Week Meets national minimum wage

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.

We are seeking individuals who can deliver a great front of house service across numerous reception stations including YMCA Bowl and Main Reception. You should be inspired by playing an important role in member interaction and enjoyment, assisting with increasing our membership sales, promoting the centre and improving customer experience.

You will need exceptional face-to-face and telephone communication skills and should be computer literate with a passion for health and fitness.

You will need to possess an outgoing personality with excellent customer service and organisational skills in a fast paced environment.

Your main areas of responsibility will include:
 To be the main contact for multiple front of house areas.
 Promote and Increase membership sales
 Demonstrate knowledge of our class timetable and current activity programme
 To demonstrate high levels of customer service

To the successful candidate we offer:
 Flexible working environment including Work/Life and Family Friendly Policies
 Leave Entitlement that increases with length of service
 Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
 An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
 Free Gym Membership

The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the

Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.

For an application pack on the above role, please email [email protected]

Closing date for the role is Monday 29th January by 5:00pm. Applications received after this time will not be considered. Interview dates to be confirmed.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Receptionist Full-Time

YMCA Fylde Coast

YMCA Thornton

Receptionist

Full-Time 30 Hours a week

Return date: Monday 29th January 2018

Responsible to: Duty Managers, Assistant Manager and General Manager

Organisation Context:

The Association is a community impact charitable company with Christian Values at its heart, providing Housing, Leisure, Healthy Lifestyles, Outdoor Education and Young People Services.

Job Purpose:

Main Point of contact for all visitors across multiple reception areas, providing support to the Duty Manager by playing an important role in member interaction and enjoyment.

Key Areas of Delivery:
 To be the main contact for multiple front of house areas
 Promote and increase membership sales
 Demonstrate a knowledge of our class timetable and current activity programmes
 To maintain a good knowledge and communicate our services
 To demonstrate high levels of customer service
 Dealing with bookings across multiple areas
 To provide administrative support to the Duty Manager.
 Follow the YMCA ethos.
 Ensure all paperwork is correct and allocated to the relevant locations.

 

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Job Ad – Thornton 30hr Receptionist

Cafe Assistant

YMCA Fleetwood

As & When Required

Meets National Minimum Wage Requirements

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self-esteem and potential in new ways.

YMCA Fleetwood is looking for a cafe assistant on an ‘As & When Required’ basis to join our team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person with experience in a catering environment.

The main duties will include:

 To assist the Catering staff with preparing food and serving customers

 Assisting with basic cooking, cleaning

 Front of house customer care,

 Using Plus2 software on a till and handling money so must be trustworthy

 Serving hot drinks, food & ice-cream

 Opening & closing paperwork checks

 Working as part of a team or on your own

 Hours will include weekends, must be flexible

To the successful candidate we offer:

 Flexible working environment

 Opportunities to apply for other internal roles

 An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your

role

 The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the

Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.

For an application pack on the above role, please email [email protected]

Closing date for application is Tuesday 30th January 2018 by 3:00pm; applications received after this time will not be considered.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Activity Officer

Job description for ACTIVITY OFFICER for Growing For Life – an Urban Organic project funded by the Big Lottery

To apply please email [email protected]  to request an application form

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB
Session planning and co-ordination with other staff, session delivery, volun-teer recruitment and support, assisting the Manager with event organisation and delivery.

POSITION IN ORGANISATION
Reports to the Manager of Growing for Life

CONTRACT DURATION
5th March 2018 until 9th April 2019

WORKING HOURS
17 hours per week by arrangement with the Manager

SALARY
£20,000 per annum pro rata with pension

ANNUAL LEAVE
25 days pro rata plus bank holidays

jobdescription Activity Officer

Specialist Support Worker

Job Role: Specialist Support Worker

Age of Opportunity: Opening new doors for the over 50’s

Based in Blackpool, covering the Fylde Coast, Preston & North Lancs

1 post: 37 hours per week

Salary: £20,779 per annum full time post, and pro rata for part time post

URPotential CIC is one of the thematic partners for the Age of Opportunity project funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund. We are one year into an exciting three year project, led by Selnet, in collaboration with a number of community partners, to engage with and support people aged 50+ move towards and back into employment in Lancashire.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated specialist support worker experienced in supporting unemployed and at times vulnerable adults and meeting targets, with sound assessment skills to deliver this work.

The support worker will carry a caseload working across 2 thematic areas: volunteering & employability. They will be required to provide specialist support to each participant, working in very close partnership with theme leads and accessing in most cases precompleted personal development plans to adapt and review.

Providing in most cases end of support that includes working to improve wellbeing, accessing employment opportunities and offering volunteer brokerage for participants to consider options to improve their employment prospects.

Pension: new employees will be enrolled onto URPotential’s company pension scheme Travel: Travelling expenses will be paid for all journeys required for work, excluding travel from home to base. Current rates are 45p per mile for first 10,000 miles per year and 25p per mile
thereafter.

The nature of the post will require travel across the area. A full driving licence, appropriate insurance cover and use of a car is essential.

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 26th January at 5pm with interviews to be held the following week.

Job pack available at: [email protected] or telephone 01253 344398

Transformational Youth Coaches

Job: 3 x Transformational Youth Coach Posts in Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre

Rate of pay: Based on JNC Professional range point 13 – £23,213 per annum

Hours: 37 hrs per week

Length of contract: 3 Years

URPotential provides research and consultancy, accredited training and volunteering opportunities to young people, adults, families and the community and targeted youthwork.

We work with young people, families, communities and organisations developing capacity across the North West through training and accreditation.

We are an accredited centre for a number of awarding bodies including: AQA, Open Wards, ABC as well as Mentoring and Befriending Foundation.

We also have a number of social action and youth projects.

We have 3 vacancies to work within our very successful Youth Volunteer Programme across Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre.

The overall aims of the project are:
 To recruit young people and children aged 10 – 25 to the programme, and support them to develop social, personal and life skills through volunteering opportunities
 To support young people and children aged 10 – 25 with additional needs to improve self-confidence, self-esteem and raise their aspirations and help them to access and participate in a wider range of opportunities

We are looking to recruit 3 highly motivated youth & community workers with experience in supporting vulnerable young people and meeting targets, with sound assessment skills to deliver this work. The post holder will be responsible for action plans with young people, to increase their skills sets and accredited outcomes, identify and address their barriers to employment and increase social interaction.

Pension: new employees will be enrolled onto URPotential’s company pension scheme where applicable. Travel: Travelling expenses will be paid for all journeys required for work, excluding travel from home to base. The current rates are 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles per year and 25p per mile thereafter. The nature of the post will require travel across the region. A full driving licence, business insurance cover and use of a car
is essential.

Closing date for completed applications: Wednesday 24 th January 2018 at 5pm with interviews to be held Tuesday 30th January 2018

Job pack available at: [email protected] or telephone 01253 344398

Administrative Assistant

YMCA Face to Face (YMCA St Annes)
Part-time 17.5 hours per week
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2019
Meets national minimum wage requirements

If you are looking for a meaningful job, a caring, progressive work environment and an opportunity to reach your fullest potential, consider a career with the YMCA. We are seeking individuals who are inspired by playing an important role in changing people’s lives and therefore communities.

We are all about creating inspirational pathways and opportunities, opening doors and welcoming all to get involved and make a positive difference. Working with us means helping children, youth, adults and seniors at all levels of ability, from all walks of life, to develop their self esteem and potential in new ways.

You will oversee the reception area of the F2F YMCA housing, dealing with members of the public both on the telephone and face to face acting as a single point of contact for all enquiries and room bookings. You will provide administration support to all services within the Social Housing Department preparing supporting paperwork for the Social Housing Manager and Housing Services Officer, as well as assisting in the collation and reporting of related statistical data. You will also be responsible for maintaining the office and all of the systems within the Department.

The main duties will include: ~
– To communicate with all YMCA Fylde Coast staff and Managers and our external customers regarding Bond Guarantee, Social Housing enquiries, Fylde Counselling Services, via telephone, email and in writing.
– To record all till transactions accurately on the AMIS software and maintain a record of any communications from tenants and visitors to the office.
– To maintain all internal and external administrative systems for the Social Housing Department and those of our Awarding Bodies.
– To process all financial paperwork relating to purchase orders and recording completion of work.

To the successful candidate we offer:
 Flexible working environment
 Opportunities to apply for other internal roles
 An opportunity to work for a company who offer on-going development within your role
 The post holder must be aware of equal opportunity principles and comply with the

Fylde Coast YMCA’s equal opportunity procedures.
 Job Share will also be considered

For an application pack on the above role, please email [email protected]

Closing date for the role is Monday 22nd January 2018 by 3:00pm. Applications submitted and/or received after this time will not be considered.

Please note, that due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to
contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage, If you have not been contacted
within 5 days of the closing date, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.