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About YMCA Liverpool & Sefton

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton provide accommodation, support and childcare. This is provided to people who have been impacted by homelessness, domestic abuse, mental health issues, addiction issues and also to children from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures.

The organisation has seen many changes since its inception over 150 years ago. The aims and principles have not changed over the years; they still provide support and encouragement to people in need within the local community.

They have shaped themselves around five core principles: Strength, Humility, Respect, Empathy and Kindness. Employees are asked to mould their day to day work around these principles to ensure that what they do is sure to have a positive impact on both clients and colleagues alike.

Each employee is treated fairly and in accordance with their needs. Rewards are varied, from having pizza Friday's to ordering a takeaway for colleagues working a night shift. There is also a process through the HR system whereby colleagues can thank one another for a job well done, and make sure their effort is recognised. The organisation provides Christmas vouchers to all staff and pays for a Christmas get together as a reward for hard work within the year.

What is it like to work for YMCA Liverpool & Sefton

The Chief Executive holds drop-ins once a month, whereby employees can either pop in to see them or call, whichever is easier. In addition they can be seen working in general employee offices when working at services not based at the head office. 
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The organisation recently introduced an internal leadership development programme. Through it's success, the organisation has gained accreditation to deliver this as a Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Financial benefits include free dental insurance, an Employee Assistance Programme and staff discounts to name but a few.

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