Child Contact Centre Weekend Supervisor

Posted 2 months ago

Child Contact Centre Weekend Supervisor

Working at YMCA Bournemouth is an opportunity to be a part of a global organisation working at a local community level in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. We are inclusive, diverse and forward-thinking. We work across areas including Housing and Support, Family and Relationships, Youth Work, Training and Education, and Health and Wellbeing to enable people in our local community to develop their full potential in Mind, Body and Spirit. People choose to work for us because they want to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable adults, children, young people and families and they want to work in an environment that will support them to do so.

YMCA Bournemouth Child Contact Centre is a NACCC accredited service supporting children and families to build positive relationships even when they do not live together. We offer a safe and neutral environment where the child is the most important person. We offer supervised and supported contact in our centres and in the community as well as facilitating handover contact.

We are looking to recruit a weekend supervisor who will oversee family time sessions, supporting the practitioners and families. An awareness of safeguarding is essential and the ability  to function as a member of the team carrying out duties and responsibilities required for the day-to-day running of the service at weekends.

  • an ability to work closely and non-judgmentally with other people, showing an understanding of boundaries and a commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory working
  • excellent communication skills with all ages and ability to provide clear, written information
  • the ability to deal sensitively with people under stress
  • good IT skills

An NVQ level 3 or equivalent qualification in a relevant field is required.

Experience of working with children and families essential.


Salary (part-time role) £13,395.20 per annum. The full-time equivalent for this role would be £26,780.00 per annum.

The available role is for 20 hours per week (Saturdays and Sundays). We may consider 2 x 10 hour posts Saturday or Sunday.

*YMCA Bournemouth offer a range of staff benefits which are included in the link below.

The closing date for applications and shortlisting will be 9.00 on Friday 21st June 2024. We reserve the right to close the advert prior to the closing date due to business needs.

*Please note – we do not accept CVs, please submit YMCA application forms only.

*Please note that if you are invited to an interview and require any adjustments based on disability, please let us know.

*If you have not heard from YMCA Bournemouth within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


*The role has a statutory, occupational requirement to ensure the safety and welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk that they may come across using our services. The post holder will take responsibility for ensuring safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk as a priority and follow both YMCA Bournemouth safeguarding policy and Pan Dorset statutory guidance.

*The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the active promotion of equal opportunity, both in the provision of services and as an employer of paid and unpaid workers.

*Employment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work checks and a Disclosure and Barring Service check. If the role involves regulated activity with children or adults at risk, your employment will be subject to an Enhanced level DBS check prior to commencement date. All other applicable roles will be subject to a Basic level DBS check prior to commencement date.


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