Role: Full time Learning Disabilities Activities Manager (38 Hrs per week)
Contract type: Full time Permanent
Location: Penge, Lewisham
Salary: £26,910 per Annum
Closing date: 23rd May 2019
Our client is proud of the support they provide to adults with learning disabilities. They know that their staff are key to their success and they are seeking an Activities Manager with ambition, creativity and commitment to their values to help them achieve the best for adults with learning disabilities.
They are looking for someone who is passionate about making people’s lives better. Someone who is forward thinking and able to create a schedule of exciting activities, trips and holidays for people with Learning Disabilities.
They need someone who is forward thinking, who can run with their ideas, and build a service that really does improve people with learning disabilities lives whilst having lots of fun. You need to have the confidence to talk to people, not only people with Learning disabilities but other organisations, telling them what you do to enable more people to access the service. This is such a positive and exciting role for someone to really make a difference.
The services you will cover:
1. Leisure/Activity service
A leisure/activity service which currently provides the following services, which service users pay a fee to attend.
Group activities - including a bowling league, rambling and baking sessions
Group holidays, in this country and abroad
Day trips, predominantly through a programme of summer activities
It is open to anyone with a learning disability. It is especially important to those people who may not receive any services from elsewhere. They are looking to develop the service, specifically offering more trips and holidays as these are very popular.
2. Cupcake Bakery
Cupcake bakery and shop which makes and sells cupcakes and some other sweet snacks to the public. It offers employment – both paid and voluntary – and training for individuals with learning disabilities. It has been running since 2011/12 and they are now looking to build upon its success.
3. Working for them:
Full time Activities Manager (38 Hrs per week) permanent contract
Salary: £26,9100 per Annum
Their benefits package includes:
• 33 days holiday leave
• Pension contribution scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Cycle to work vouchers
• Company employee assistance programme service
The offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
Interview Date: TBC
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