Support Worker

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £9.18 per hour
Published 12 months ago
Start date 01/07/2019
Contact Gemma Lillington
Job reference BCC0001528 _1559740115

Job description

Temporary Support Worker required for a local government organisation based in Belfast.

Rate of Pay: £9.18 per hour

Location: Various locations across Belfast

Hours: 20 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Duration: 4 weeks

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • To initiate, organise, supervise and participate in specific activities inside and away from the Summer Scheme as determined by the designated Assistant Community Development Officer or Playworker
  • To prepare and arrange materials and resources for use in the Summer Scheme
  • To support work with volunteers and staff to help develop the scope of the Summer Scheme programme and the inclusion of children with disabilities
  • To work with volunteers and staff in a team in the development of the Scheme programme.
  • To fully implement good practice guidelines as set out within the Playwork Code of Practice and to comply with the guidelines set out within the Child Protection Policy
  • To fully implement all Health and Safety procedures as required
  • To be involved as required in evaluation and monitoring processes
  • To undertake such duties as may from time to time be required

Essential criteria:

  • Must be able to demonstrate a minimum of one years' experience in direct supervision of children as a major element of your role and planning/delivery of organised play activities
  • Applicants must be 18 or over for child protection purposes

Desirable Criteria:

  • Recent experience of working with children with disabilities
  • Applicants should have an understanding of the legal responsibilities and practical aspects of working with children / young people.
  • Good communication skills are essential

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

If you are interested and available for this position please upload your CV to the link.

Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles.

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