Vacancies

Summer Club 2019 Staff (Various)

We are now recruiting for various roles at our wonderful Summer Club.

Please see below cover letter for details.

Staff Cover Letter and Application Form 2019 – ALL applicants to complete

Job Description – One to One Helper

Starter Checklist (for Tax Purposes) – ALL applicants to complete

DBS Application Details – ALL to apply (unless you have a DBS certificate with Mencap which is less than 3 years old)

Bank Details Form – All to complete
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Junior Gateway – Saturdays mornings
(Term Time only)

We are looking to employ hardworking committed Manager for our Junior Gateway Cub which runs every Saturday morning during term time.

Junior Gateway is a leisure group that meets on a Saturday morning in term-time at our hall. We have two age groups that meet on alternate weeks; 5-10 year-olds and 11-15 year-olds. We have 15 children in each age group which is the right number to create a buzz but still enable us to create space for children if they are overwhelmed and need some quiet time.

Junior Gateway a specialist club and offers places to children with a learning disability who have additional needs such as a physical disability, medical need, PEG feeding, behaviour that challenges or communication difficulties.

Due to the high level of need each child that attends has a volunteer 1:1 Helper. We recruit and train the volunteer helpers and staff. Training includes Safeguarding, Communication Skills, Positive Behavioural Support and supervisors also have First Aid qualifications and are trained to administer emergency epilepsy medications and to do PEG feeding.

We offer various activities at the club including cooking, art and crafts, Wii, toys, lego. We have a sensory room and soft play area, ball pool and a small garden.

We are based in Mote Park which we take advantage of by going for walks or to the play area.

Purpose of the role:

To provide a safe, caring, stimulating environment for young children who have learning disabilities and/ or additional needs, working closely with their parents/ carers.

To ensure a high standard of physical, emotional, and social care, for children placed in Junior Club, at Maidstone Mencap Charitable Trust Ltd.

To provide the supervision of, and support to, the other personnel within the Juniors Club, therefore implementing and maintaining the highest standards and quality practices.

The Daily management of the Junior Club in terms of marketing and administration.

The post will be for approximately 3-4 hours per week (from 9:30am), depending on demand.

We offer a competitive hourly rate.
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For all applications and enquires, please contact Liane Morris, Child and Young Person Welfare Manager.

manager@maidstonemencap.org

Office Telephone: 01622 670 464