11 Feb, 2020
People in Action has been working with people with learning disabilities and autism in Leeds since 1983. We have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for two new members of staff to join our Play Fun Learn, Children’s Group which is located at The Vinery Centre, Leeds, LS9 9LU.
We have two vacancies available:
1 x Group Play Worker – Fixed Term Contract to 31st December 2020 (Subject to review in line with current funding)
1 x Group Play Worker – Maternity Contract up to 31st December 2020 (If successful with extension of funding this role could last approx. to 7th March 2021)
You will be part of a team which includes 1 group lead along with 3 support workers.
To assist in the delivery of the Play, Fun, Learn sessions, providing inclusive youth-led activities to children with learning disabilities, including autism and Asperger’s, aged 8 – 12 years old. You will be responsible for contributing to the development of activities which meet the outcomes of the project whilst supporting and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the children during the session.
We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person who has experience of working with children who have a learning disability, Autism or complex needs.
The sessions run on Sundays between 10am and 2pm, working over 40 weeks per year. Please note this is not a term time position . The rate of pay for a Group Play Worker is £9 per hour.
We will receive the final decision to any extension of funding in August 2020.
If you are interested in applying for the role, please visit our website on: http://peopleinaction.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies/ to download the application form and job description.
You can return the form via email to email@example.com or post/drop the form into our office at The Old Fire Station .
You can also request an application pack or request further information on the role by contacting Leigh-Ann Hays on 0113 2443729 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Sunday 23rd February 2020 at 11:59pm
Interviews to be held on: Thursday 27th February 2020 / Friday 28th February 2020
People in Action (Yorkshire)
The Vinery Centre, 20 Vinery Terrace, Leeds, LS9 9LU
Part time & Casual