YMCA East Surrey

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Jobs – Disability Youth Worker – Surrey & West Sussex

Job Purpose: To work with young people who have complex needs and disabilities across Surrey. The clubs run during the school term time and during the school holidays. The main purpose of these clubs is to provide short breaks for families with children aged 12-18 who have complex needs and disabilities.


Posts are based at sites across East Surrey and West Sussex including:

  • Reigate & Banstead, (YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate)
  • Tandridge, (venue tbc)
  • Mole Valley, (St John’s School, Dorking)
  • Epsom & Ewell, (Linden Bridge School, Worcester Park)
  • Crawley (Desmond Anderson & Manor Green Schools)

Please specify your preferred working location(s) in your application.

Hours of work

As and when required (casual) or contracted hours positions are available. This will be discussed at interview.

Hours vary by site, but as a guide our sessions run:

Term Time

Buddies | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 16:45 – 20:15
Yip4Youth | Saturdays | 09:30 – 16:30

School Holidays

Yip4Youth | Monday to Friday | 09:30 – 16:30

Pay Rate & Benefits

Casual Staff

£5.94 per hour for under 18’s (must be over 16)
£8.17 per hour for 18-24 year olds
£8.40 per hour for over 25’s

Hourly rates include 12.07% holiday pay

Free parking is available at all YMCA East Surrey sites. If you consistently undertake a regular shift, you will also be entitled to free gym membership at the YMCA Fitness Centre in Redhill.

Contracted Staff

£5.30 per hour for under 18’s
£7.29 per hour for 18-24 year olds
£7.50 per hour for over 25’s

Contracted staff receive 4 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro–rata). The holiday year runs from 1 April – 31 March. An incremental increase applies with service and commences after 2 years completed service. A maximum of 5 weeks’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rata) is available after 6 years’ service.

The post holders will also be entitled to:

  • Free use of the YMCA Fitness Centre in Redhill including gym and fitness classes
  • Half price YMCA childcare for dependents
  • Fantastic training opportunities
  • Free onsite parking
  • YMCA Bike to Work Scheme benefits

 There is no closing date for this position. Applications will be individually assessed on receipt.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to recruitment@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk  

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YMCA East Surrey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.