Early Years Educator and Early Years Assistant (Cambridge Bank Staff)

Position: Bank Staff – Early Years Assistant / Educator
Location: YMCA Childcare – Blinco Grove, Cambridge CB1 7TX
Pay: £10.65 – £10.94 per hour
Hours: On an as and when basis
Deadline: Ongoing
Job Reference: BG-BANK

About Us


Blinco Grove is the newest of 6 Childcare Settings operated by YMCA Trinity Group.

Our provision opened at the start of 2020 is close to the heart of the City of Cambridge, just around the corner from Addenbrookes and caters for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

Despite the Global pandemic, Blinco Grove has thrived into a popular and flourishing childcare setting. This has led to a growing waiting list and increasing number of job opportunities to join our friendly, fun and welcoming childcare team.

“The friendly and supportive staff have helped our daughter to settle in really quickly. Each day she comes home with a big smile on her face and something she has drawn, made or baked!” – Parent


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As an employee of YMCA Trinity Group, you will be joining over 500 staff and volunteers. Many of our staff and have developed their careers within YMCA Trinity Group, progressing into new roles when internal opportunities have become available.

YMCA Trinity Group strive to create a fulfilling and enjoyable place to work; we know how staff & volunteers feel directly translates to the quality of service & care we give our clients, and we also recognise the crucial role each and every one of us plays in helping to fulfil our mission and demonstrate our values.

I love the sense of feeling like one big family, I couldn’t imagine wanting to work anywhere else” – Leah, YMCA Blinco Grove


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For our teams we will ensure our policies and procedures are truly inclusive and work to ensure our environment is a place where everyone can thrive.


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Job Role


Many of the team at Blinco Grove work flexible hours, picking up shifts that fit round their availability, as and when we can offer them work.

Bank workers are taken on in the role of Early Years Assistant or Early Years Educator. Depending on role offered, some of our bank workers may be unqualified, most hold Level 2 / Level 3 childcare qualifications.

Our bank workers can earn between £10.65 – £10.94 per hour. (Dependent on qualifications, includes holiday pay).


Skills and Experience


Join our team and you will be joining a team of staff who are committed to providing a safe, secure and nurturing environment for our critical little thinkers.

Our staff and children enjoy many activities, playing inside and out! Our mud kitchen and woodland areas can be enjoyed in all weathers. Ideal applicants will be flexible, motivated and committed, with experience of working in an early year’s setting.

Job Descriptions


Please read our job descriptions:


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Early Years Assistant Job Description (331KB, PDF)

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Early Years Educator Job Description (203KB, PDF)


If you are available to work more regular hours and are interested in applying for something permanent, simply get in touch. We have various contracts available for full time or part time work. We will consider all year round contracts or possibly even Term Time only working, please send us your CV or request a call back!

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Please read our Application Guidance (243KB, PDF) for support on applying.


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We would be grateful if you could also complete our Equality and Diversity Form.

If you are having trouble completing your online job application please contact recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk and a member of our HR Team will be able to assist you.

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.

Contact Us

For further information, please contact our Childcare Programme Manager Amanda Spence.

Text 07912516827 for a call back or email Amanda.spence@ymcatrinity.org.uk / recruitment@ymcatrinity.org.uk

Additional information


Unless stated otherwise, we do require an application form, completed in full, should you wish to be formally considered for a role with YMCA Trinity Group. Applications are scored against the relevant job description. CV’s will not be considered as a formal application but as an expression of interest only. Occasionally we fill a role sooner than expected, we reserve the right to withdraw vacancies before an advertised closing date. Early application is advised. An email is sent to confirm receipt of application forms, please contact us if you have a problem submitting your application.