Deputy Manager and Room Leader

  • Location: Lyneham
  • Salary: £12 per hour

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Who we are

YMCA Brunel Group is an independent, locally governed and managed charity operating in Mendip, Bath, Bristol, Wiltshire and South Somerset. We are part of the international YMCA movement. Our mission is to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Our activities include:

Accommodation for over 700 people every year who are at risk of being homeless, who are on low incomes, experience barriers to work, or young people in need of high levels of support, who have often experienced trauma and difficult times in their lives. We don’t just provide a bed, we support people holistically and continually seek to help our residents gain the training, skills and confidence to lead independent lives.

A Health & Wellbeing centre in Bath, a community facility with a fully kitted out gym, functional fitness areas and extensive class programme.

Two commercial hostels in Bath and Bristol which help us cover our central costs.

Twelve youth clubs for young people aged 10-19, including 4 young carers groups, providing a space where they can have dedicated time to talk to trusted youth workers, access relevant information about issues that concern them, and develop their social networks.

Eight Ofsted registered Nurseries, providing spaces for up to 360 children where they are given opportunities and experiences that will set them up for their educational journeys and prepare them for their lives ahead.

What does the job entail?

You will 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. You will also assist the Nursery Manager in monitoring and evaluating the performance of the nursery and plan for its development and improved performance.

What skills will the successful candidate need?

You will hold a full and relevant Level 3 qualification or above in childcare or early childhood studies

What we offer

Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Pension scheme
20% discount off the cost of childcare at our childcare settings
Cycle to work scheme
YMCA employee advantages
YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.


This role will be based at our Little Ducklings Nursery in Lyneham.


40 hours per week from 8am to 5pm

Contract type

Permanent role, all year round (6 month probationary period)

Rate of Pay

£12 per hour plus annual leave

Please find the job description and personal specifications for this position as follows: Deputy Manager and Room Leader Job Description



YMCA Brunel Group is committed to follow safer recruitment guidelines and all candidates will have to demonstrate full employment history, give 2 good references and be DBS checked. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.


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