Early Years Assistant

Location Blinco Grove, Cambridge CB1 7TS
Pay £16,323 per year
Hours 36 hours per week
Deadline 16th October


Job role


This is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside our knowledgeable and experienced staff team in our 0-2 year-old room. The role will involve working within a team to care for, support and encourage young children in their development according to the EYFS. You should be Early Years qualified to a minimum of Level 2 and passionate about child development as well as supporting families holistically.


Successful applicants will have the following qualities:


  • Educated to Level 2 or equivalent in Early Years
  • Working knowledge of the EYFS
  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills


Days and hours


This role is for 36 hours per week to be worked over 4 days (Monday to Friday).


Salary and benefits


In return, we offer a salary of £16,323 per year. Additional benefits we offer include:


  • 5 weeks holiday (Plus public holidays) Pro Rata for Part Time Staff
  • Free use of the YMCA Gym at Queen Anne House in Cambridge
  • Competitive rates of pay and pension
  • DBS Check Facilitated / Costs Paid
  • Regular Supervisions
  • Induction Programme and on the job training opportunities
  • Continued professional development
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date

This vacancy closes on 16 October 2020. Please note: if we find the right candidate before the advertised closing date then we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy – Early application is advised.


Contact us


For more information, contact our friendly Childcare Manager; Sam Beldam on 01223 949090 or Samantha.Beldam@ymcatrinity.org.uk.


Apply now


For further information please see Early Years Assistant job description (340KB, PDF) and our application guidance (243KB, PDF).



Alternatively, you can download and complete a word version of the application form (113KB, Word).

We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form (109KB, Word).

Please forward to recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk or by post to:


YMCA Trinity Group
Rightwell East


YMCA Trinity Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.