Disability Support Worker

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    negotiable / Month
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    3 days ago
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    Health Care

Job Number:P02731Location:Reigate & BansteadSalary:5.35-7.83GBPperHourContract Type:PermanentWorking Hours:Term Time (Part Time)Closing Date:25-Jan-2019Job DetailsFull Address: Post to be based at: Reigate & Banstead, (YMCA Sovereign Centre, Reigate) Tandridge, (St Stephens School, Godstone) Mole Valley, (St Johns School, Dorking) Epsom & Ewell, (Linden Bridge School, Worcester Park) Crawley (Desmond Anderson & Manor Green Schools) Please specify your preferred working locations in your application. Exact working hours: Hours of work 7 hours per week on Saturdays during term time, between 09:00 and 18:00 depending on the scheme. There will also be additional work available during school holidays. Any further details: Annual Leave: 4 weeks pro rata per annum plus bank holidays. The holiday year runs from 1April 31March. An incremental increase applies with service and commences after 2 years completed service increasing to a maximum entitlement of 5 weeks after 6 years service. Benefits The post holder will be entitled to free use of the YMCA Fitness Centre, and half price childcare for dependents. There is free parking available at all sites and the YMCA operates a Bike to Work Scheme. About the RoleJob purpose: To work with children/young people who have complex needs and disabilities across East Surrey & West Sussex. The clubs run during the school term time and during the school holidays. The main purpose of these clubs is to provide short breaks for families with children who have complex needs and disabilities Main responsibilities To participate in the safe delivery of the term time and holiday clubs provided by the YMCA To assist senior staff in the setting to ensure its smooth and reliable operation To contribute to the planning, organisation and delivery of activities, ensuring they are adapted where appropriate to be accessible to all involved To work as part of a team consisting of play workers and volunteers and to ensure that the service provided is of the highest quality To ensure that all of your working practices operate within the organisational health and safety procedures, and to furthermore ensure that safeguarding and child protection policies are always adhered to To supervise the environment to ensure physical, emotional and personal safety for all children/young people attending. This includes keeping records of any accidents or injuries that may occur and any medication administered To work as part of the team initiating programmed activities, alongside additional opportunities including sports, arts and crafts, games and trips out To ensure that all children and young people are made to feel valued and provided opportunities to develop and improve their self esteem, self confidence and have positive experiences To provide and supervise the hygienic provision of refreshments for the children/young people, recognising the principles of a balanced diet and the requirements of varied cultural and ethnic backgrounds and allergies To provide personal care for all children and young people who need it, such as toileting and feeding To ensure that appropriate equipment is maintained and stored in line with procedures To assist in packing up of equipment, at the beginning and end of each session Contact DetailsContact number – 01737 779979 Email – recruitment@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk Additional InformationYMCA East Surrey is a local charity committed to helping individuals to develop to their full potential with a focus on children and young people and those who are vulnerable or facing disadvantage. We are an independent organisation that has been responding to local need since 1870, and we are a member of the wider YMCA movement. From sport, fitness and children’s play, to housing service, youth work and volunteering – our services support local people to be the best they can be, with a focus on those who need a little extra help. We help people to believe in themselves and encourage them to raise their aspirations to achieve what they previously thought impossible. Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation. Equal OpportunitiesYMCA East Surrey is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to the active promotion of equal opportunity, both in the provision of our services and also through our HR practices and procedures. How to applyTo apply for the job role please complete the application & equal opportunities form and email it to recruitment@ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk or visit the YMCA East Surrey website – www.ymcaeastsurrey.org.uk and complete an online application form