£16400 - £18100 per annum
about 2 years ago
Activity Support Worker - Children
If you are looking for a role whereby you can dictate and design your own working pattern, enjoy supporting children in a community based environment and live in the Buckinghamshire area, then this Activity Support Worker role could be just the ticket!
Our client support children and families with weekend, after school and school holidays activities within Buckinghamshire; the children all have a range of learning difficulties, complex health needs and some with behaviour that challenges.
The Activity Centres are designed to provide the children and their families or carers with a broad range of diverse, stimulating and exciting activities ranging from swimming, cinema trips, outdoor orienteering, trampolining, bowling and restaurant visits to name but a few.
Located through the county, in places such as Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Marlow, Merton and Milton Keynes, as an Activities Support Worker, you will be responsible for ensuring the children have a fun time as well as ensuring their full and complete safety, following care plans and risk assessments.
+ Ideally you should have a strong passion for the health and social care sector and a flair for care, primarily with children
+ No direct experience is necessary, but you must be able to demonstrate why you are an ideal Activity Support Worker candidate
+ Flexible with the ability to travel to various locations in Buckinghamshire - driving is not required
+ Confident in the safe guarding and support of children with complex needs
+ Effectively able to communicate with children of all ages as well as to their parents, families and carers
+ Provide a fun and stimulating environment whilst working safely at all times
+ Hold the NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care or show a willingness to work towards this
+ Ability to attend occasional training which might take place outside of regular hours
These roles are offered on a part time basis, covering Saturdays and Sundays, full days or alternate weekends. There is also a requirement for week day Support Workers for the same project.
To have an informal chat about this please get in touch, we are happy to put forward any help you can offer to our client and looking forward to hearing from you.