NVP03 – Junior Nursery Manager

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REF: NPV03 Junior Childcare Manager 37.5 hours per week |Starting £19,687.50 – £22,425.00 per annum Depending on experience |Pelsall Village Nursery, Pelsall | Permanent   We are looking for an enthusiastic Childcare Manager to inspire excellence at our Pelsall Village Nursery. You will manage all aspects of this thriving Day Nursery, as an exemplar setting…

Top tips for staying well at work

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If you’re feeling stressed, listening to a calming song can take your mind off work for a few minutes and help you unwind and refocus. Research has found slow, quiet music can encourage relaxation and reduce anxiety. When you’re working hard to complete a task, music can also help eliminate distractions around you. By blocking…

YMCA Move On Campaign

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This month we are backing a petition with YMCAs across England & Wales to urge the Government to do more to help young people living in supported housing be able to move on to independent living. SIGN THE PETITION HERE Too often young people are becoming become trapped, unable to save for a deposit, concerned…

Talent Match Celebrates success!

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Upon joining Talent Match, Darrel was paired with his new mentor, Jay. Jay was able to help Darrel get straight onto a Customer Service Course, completing his Retail Level One and Two with the IMS Pilot Scheme. Further trying to develop Darrel’s skills for employment, Darrel and Jay worked together to get him onto an…

YMCA Sleep Easy 2021 – Friday 26 March

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YMCA BCG are excited to announce the launch of #YMCASleepEasy, our annual sleep out where you sleep rough so others don’t have to. On Friday 26 March, hundreds of people across the country will be sleeping anywhere but their beds to raise awareness of the thousands of young people who are made homeless each year,…

The George Williams Award

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Walsall Housing staff have been developing a programme called ‘The George Williams Award’ for residents to participate in during their time at Green Lane.  The programme enables the young people to develop their skills, and be ready to move on into independence. The workbook includes fun group sessions (when not in lockdown) such as; How…

YMCA Report – Young & Black

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YMCA England and Wales report is entitled ‘Young and Black’ and sets out young black peoples’ perceptions of racism in the UK today in a number of important areas – notably education, Police/crime, health, employment and finance.

Saba’s Story

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Saba Yafi felt compelled to pen her thoughts on how wonderful the YMCA nursery staff have been during this lockdown. Both her husband and Saba are frontline key workers. In addition to this, Saba’s parents are elderly with numerous co-morbidities which means that they are unable to provide help with childcare at this time. Saba…