We are looking for a motivated and passionate Sessional Activities Support Worker to join our team at Caudwell Children. The main purpose of this role is to support our Children’s Activity Lead during activity clubs, in the delivery of fun and effective sessions.
Also to occasionally plan and implement fun, inspiring and challenging leisure activities for disabled children and young people that build life skills and promote independence, whilst also providing carers with vital short break respite. Activities are supported by funding and grants from local area commissioners and delivered with the assistance of a network of volunteers. The post holder will be expected to attend and support at 3-hour long sessions, and effectively deliver these alongside the Activity Lead. You must link session plans to the children’s interests & suggestions, as well as being able to adapt sessions last minute to each individual’s needs.
You will not only build a positive relationship with the children, but also with parents & carers, ensuring they are happy to leave their child for the duration of each session.
This post has the potential to cover 8 areas across Staffordshire, these being; Leek, Stafford, East Staffs, Lichfield, Tamworth, Cannock & South Staffs. Commitment to travel across these areas for mainly weekend work is expected, with the occasional evening work.
Please note: to be able to fulfil this role you must have car insurance with business use.
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For more information, please contact the Short Breaks Manager, Becky Deri, by emailing Becky.Deri@Caudwellchildren.com or telephoning on 01782 433613
The closing date for this vacancy is 5pm, Friday 30th August 2019.
The Charity reserves the right to remove this job listing once a sufficient number of applications have been received.
If you have not been contacted within 30 days of submitting your application, please presume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.