Permanent Full time, Monday - Friday
36 hours per week
White Lodge Centre is a charity providing a range of services for disabled children, young people and adults. We recognise that everyone is different and our focus is to offer the activities and opportunities that we are asked for. Our highly skilled, experienced and passionate staff ensures that with support and encouragement people are able to achieve their goals.
We are looking for a Senior Leisure and Life Skills Assistant to join our team at Rendezvous, our adult centre, supporting disabled adults to achieve personal goals through planned activity programmes. The role includes assisting the Rendezvous Co-ordinator with developing the activity programme as well as facilitating various activities such as music, cookery and discussion groups. You will also support individuals with personal care needs as necessary. You will be expected to offer a mentoring role to staff and volunteers, to supervise members of the Leisure and life skills team and take responsibility for the co-ordination of activities, staff and volunteers in the absence of the Co-ordinator.
Ideally you will already have a relevant NVQ 3 qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent. A full driving licence with D1 entitlement is desirable for this role. The successful applicant will be subject to a a Disclosure and Barring Service check at enhanced level, two references and an Occupational Health Assessment. After a 6 month probationary period you will be entitled to six weeks annual leave and pension benefits after 3 months.
For further information please contact Sarah Lyle, Rendezvous Co-ordinator on 01932 577980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For an application pack please contact 01932567131 or email email@example.com
When applying please return the Application Form, Suitability Declaration Form and Equal Opportunities Form to White Lodge Centre, Holloway Hill, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 0AE or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Thursday 22 June, 2017
Interview date: Tuesday 27 or Wednesday 28 June, 2017
Please note if you do not receive a response before the 23rd June your application has been unsuccessful.