Part Time Activities Coordinator - Education Adolescents

Recruiter
Xquisite Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
5000.0000
Posted
19 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Part Time Activities Coordinator Education 15 hours £16500 to £17,000 Pro Rata 'd Southgate

Interviews will be held after the Easter break

If you are an enthusiastic, authentic, motivated and a highly presentable person then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you.

An interest in and enjoyment of working with adolescents is essential.

The role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part-time Activities Coordinators to join my client’s dynamic and enthusiastic team. The roles will involve facilitating the evening (4pm-9pm)and weekend (1pm-6pm) activities programme with adolescents. Experience working with adolescents both individually and in groups, or experience working in a mental health setting is desirable. Experience working within a specific therapy modality (e.g. DBT, CBT) would be an advantage.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Provide activities that the individuals will enjoy and expand their range of experiences and skills.
  • Ensure the safety of the individuals always whilst enabling people who use our service to undertake activities of their choice
  • Provide activities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of the individual, while also providing group activities that will bring the individuals together.
  • Find the balance between arranging activities that the individuals like doing and activities that will expose the individuals to new experiences
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, including compliance with Health and Safety and Security regulations.
  • Keep up-to-date with any changes to policies, procedures or regulations that affect the service.

What Does the Job Holder Have to Do?

  • Communicate with the individuals about what activities they would like to do.
  • Prepare, plan and implement a schedule of activities and tasks for the individuals.
  • Arrange activities that are tailored to the needs and abilities of the people they support, both individually and group.
  • Provide assistance and support for individuals in attending classes and groups.
  • Where appropriate teach the individuals skills for life, such as budgeting, travel (i.e. on public transport), cooking, shopping, finding a job etc.
  • Arrange transport and accommodation for individuals’ outings where necessary.
  • Liaise with external suppliers to provide entertainment and activities, for example, singers, bands, community access groups etc.
  • Complete risk assessments to manage the risks enabling the people who use our service to undertake activities of their choice.
  • Documentation: Document the aims and objectives of each activity, and record in individual clinical notes.
  • Demonstrate a robust ability to work in a high intensity/risk environment.
  • Provide excellent oral and written communication and possess exceptional organisational skills.
  • Can you work evening (4pm-9pm)and weekend (1pm-6pm)?

If you are an enthusiastic, authentic, motivated, and highly presentable person then this could be the exciting and challenging role for you. An interest in and enjoyment of working with adolescents is essential.

In return for your commitment and hard work, they provide a good remuneration package, a contributory pension scheme plus excellent training opportunities.