Our client, a children's charity are recruiting for a Coordinator for the delivery of services for disabled children and young people living in Bracknell and Oxford.
Play Scheme Coordinator - Disabled Children and Young People Services
Location: Bracknell Forest
Salary: £24,865 FTE Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
About the organisation
Passionate, caring and trusted since 1970, this national charity provides more than 120 different services and works with around 60 Local Authorities across England in order to help disabled children and young people develop independence and achieve their aspirations.
As well as working with individuals from birth through to age 25, they offer invaluable support and practical help for their families too, in environments where there’s a real sense of achievement. The work can be challenging, and humbling at times, but it’s also hugely rewarding and meaningful.
About The Role
The Bracknell play scheme delivers a holiday play scheme and a Saturday service (during term time).
The service uses community facilities as a base, but also delivers a range of outings from farm trips to specialist adventure playgrounds. You will be supported by a senior support worker.
As the service coordinator you will be the registered manager for Ofsted early years.
The role also involves supporting their small after school and play scheme service in Oxford. This will involve weekly catch up support for the local Senior Practitioner leading the service. This will be via telephone and video call support with occasional meetings in person. In person support may be once a month depending on circumstances.
This role is a full time role mainly based in Bracknell from their local office.
A person centred individual committed to supporting quality outcomes for children and young people with disabilities.
They are looking for someone with the skills to deliver planned group support to disabled children and young people and manage a small team of sessional workers in the delivery of good outcomes.
You will need to have good communication skills as you will be communicating with a range of stakeholders (parents, social workers, health professionals). You will also need to have good report writing skills.
Ideally the successful applicant will be a Bracknell resident, or live local to the Bracknell area.
Closing Date: 11 July 2022
To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All children and young people they work with must, at all times, feel safe. They practice safer recruitment. For certain roles successful applicants will be required to carry out a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This charity is a disability Confident Committed Employer and an equal opportunities employer. They actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
No agencies please.