Job Vacancy

Assistant Operations Manager – Youth Services


An incredible new job vacancy has arisen for a professional with significant youth worker experience to join Nottinghamshire YMCA’s Youth Services team.

The Role
Do you possess business acumen coupled with a passion for seeing young people achieve their full potential? Could you lead, manage and engage a team to provide excellent services?

Our service users and staff team need your knowledge and experience. Do you possess the ability and desire to “roll up your sleeves” and get involved with the day-to-day activities across the department? Are you a strong people manager with experience in recruitment, training and managing performance? Do you have what it takes to lead our Youth Services Team across YMCA Robin Hood Group, YMCA Newark and Sherwood, and YMCA Goole, The Youth Zone Charity and Street Pastors? We’d love to hear from you.

Our Youth Service Team provide youth programmes, outdoor education, digital media and arts programmes, as well as school enrichment and NEET programmes in the Nottingham, Goole, and Newark areas. We provide a quality assurance service to Youth Service provisions in line with Department of Education Regulations and OFSTED Guidelines.


In this exciting role as Assistant Operations Manager, you will support our Operations Manager to manage and directly deliver youth work to a range of young people, developing positive relationships with diverse communities, funders and commissioning bodies, whilst managing complex budgets.

An in-depth understanding of safeguarding is essential. You will have a minimum Level 3 or Diploma Youth Work qualification, and you will also be an excellent communicator which will enable you to relate and engage with our young people. It is essential that you have your own transport and a full driving licence, as you will need to travel between sites

If you are ready to use your expertise and skills to help young people in Nottingham, apply today.

How to apply
This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check (which we will pay for) and registration with the DBS Update Service. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s unless accompanied by a standard application form. To apply, please download an application form and return completed to


Job Details

Assistant Operations Manager – Youth Services

Location: The Malt Cross, Nottingham with travel to other sites
Department: Children, Youth and Family Programmes
Responsible to: Operations Manager – Children, Youth and Family Programmes
Hours: 37.5 hrs to include weekends and evenings where necessary
Salary: £35,000-£37,000 per annum depending on experience
Closing date: 19-01-22