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We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and motivated Coordinator who will oversee and develop the Take a Break short breaks service for children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism.
Take a Break (TAB) offers school holiday camps as well as individual and small group activities throughout the year. TAB is the children and young people’s operation of Barnet Mencap’s Short Breaks service. This role would suit someone with a background in sports, arts and crafts, or drama and dance with experience of working with children with learning disabilities; someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment and has a real drive for children’s activities. The role will be both administrative and active, based in Hendon and across the London Borough of Barnet.
In this role you will oversee the operational excellence of our camps and clubs as well developing the year-round community-based children’s service. You will ensure that services are delivered in line with company and Care Quality Commission requirements, and will achieve business performance targets.
Take a Break work will require working in early mornings, evenings, weekends and school holidays as well as during regular office hours.
The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application for work with children and adults
We are looking for candidates with a background in children’s activities, children’s sport, arts, drama and childcare who hold a relevant level 4 qualification or above, or who are working towards such a qualification.
We are looking for someone with the following skills and abilities:
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Actively promote equal opportunities policies and anti-discriminatory practices
PROMOTION OF SERVICE
Develop links with the community and other organisations to promote positive images of people with learning disabilities including utilising Barnet Mencap’s social media platforms.
It is expected that the post holder will perform the role in a way that furthers the values of the organisation with reference to equal access and opportunity and the high quality of service provided.
In order to deliver services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed and the postholder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above and be required to change shifts in response to the needs of the service. Such duties, however, will fall within the scope of the post, at the appropriate grade.
The duties and responsibilities of this post may change over a period of time. Only significant additional duties or responsibilities as required by the Chief Executive will render the post for re-evaluation.