Children & Young People’s Activities Officer - Funded by Children in Need


Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE1
  • Hours 37 hours per week
  • Pay £21,495 per annum
  • Closing date: 25 Mar 2019, 11:59 p.m.

You will be responsible for organising and delivering a programme of challenging, fun and exciting activities for children and young people with sight loss.

You will develop a programme of activities that meet the needs of individuals through proactive engagement with Children, Young People and their families to enable them to meet their aspirations. Through these activities you will build the confidence and self-esteem, improve personal development and support individuals to make life choices.

A flexible working approach is required as there is a need to provide activities in the evenings and weekends and deliver residential holidays organised for children and young people, you will also offer direction to sessional workers and volunteers involved in supporting activities.

You will have experience of working with children and young people with disabilities. In addition a level 3 qualification (or equivalent) is required to work with children and/or disabled children and a GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language at Grade C or above. The role involves driving, therefore a driving licence is essential.

Closing date: Monday 25th March 2019 - Midday

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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