London, Greater London
£6,240.00 per year -10 hours per week (£12.00 p/h)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Take a lead with monitoring, reviewing and developing community activities for disabled children in RBKC

Post:

Children/Young People Project Co-ordinator  (Floating Support Team) - 3 Year Fixed term

Funded by Children In Need

Salary:

 £6,240 per year

Hours:

Annual Leave

10 hours per week – flexible days as required

 5 weeks rising by 1 day per each completed year of service to a maximum of 30+ public holidays.

Accountable to:

Floating Support Manager

 Main Responsibilities: At the direction of and in partnership with the Floating Support/CQC Registered Manager

  • To take a lead with monitoring, reviewing and developing Equal People mencap’s support services to vulnerable children and young people.

  • To facilitate and enable a network of community support approach, engaging professionals, volunteers, carers, advocates and families in providing a variety of choices, opportunities, experiences and learning to each child and young person.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To ensure support provided is person-centred, individuals are treated with dignity and respect and support plans are developed with each child, supporting them to move towards their chosen aims and dreams.

  • To enable each individual to access their community, build friendships and relationships and participate in and learn about healthy living and sports activities.

To promote a person-centred approach, that focuses on supporting each child to achieve their chosen outcomes on an ongoing basis. Directly and through staff assist and enable a child to articulate and action his or her wishes and aspirations, to identify support needs and ensure these are met.

  • Directly and through staff/volunteers help each individual maintain and develop life skills.
  • Coordinate the delivery of the sports, creative arts and social activities, providing management support to the support workers where necessary.
  • Coordinate mentoring sessions to support the children and young people.
  • Set up peer support groups.
  • Provide additional confidential mentoring support to the children and young people during sessions when needed.
  • Regularly communicate with the beneficiaries and their families to discuss overall progress.
  • Assist EPM staff in developing a work plan of each child/young person’s mentoring needs. 
  • Lead steering group in discussing the impact of the project on the beneficiaries and analyse data gathered from attendance and feedback reports, suggestion boxes and other sources to highlight areas to improve.
  • Work with support workers and EPM staff in compiling 10 case studies at the end of each project year. 
  • To ensure risk assessments are regularly reviewed and updated and are in place to enable not limit activities.
  • To ensure Care Quality Commission Standards, Care Act Standards and Equal People Mencap’s policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff and volunteers.
  • To participate in the recruitment of new support staff and ensure service users are fully involved in this.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • To model and promote EPM’s person-centred ethos and values.
  • Through supervision and appraisal meetings identify own training needs and attend appropriate training courses
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality in relation to beneficiaries and staff.
  • Monitor project progress, handling any issues that arise or referring them to the Floating Support Manager.
  • To ensure health and safety and security measures are constantly maintained and adhered to by staff and volunteers on the project.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities

To devise staff

  • To work contracted hours within the hours required by the service. Hours are flexible to be able to meet the needs of service users. evenings and weekends are required.
  • To read, understand and follow procedures, guidance and policies of the organisation. To be involved in the review of these.

Person Specification:

Project Coordinator Person Specification
 

CRITERIA

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Leadership and Management

Good Communication

Ability to work with children and young people

Ability to manage finance

Ability to manage and work with people at all levels in the oragnisation.

Ability to coordinate project delivery

Ability to communicate effectively with people in multiple roles including senior management.

Ability to empathise with disadvantaged children

EXPERIENCE

Project Management

Supporting children and young people with learning disabilities.

Experience supporting children between 0-18 year olds

Supporting and motivating children, staff and volunteers.

Experience coordinating projects.

KNOWLEDGE

CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 7 Coaching and Mentoring Qualification or equivalent.

Disability Awareness Training.

Knowledge of managing staff and beneficiaries to achieve their goals and meet overall project objectives.  

Knowledge of the Children’s Act.

Aware of the needs of children and young people with a disability.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND

OTHER

REQUIREMENTS

A respect for difference and an understanding of and commitment to anti discriminatory practices.

Be a good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the organization and team members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children/Young People Support Worker (x4)

 

Job Description – February 2019

 

Post:

Children/Young People Support Worker (Floating Support Team)

Salary:

 £4,389 per year

Hours:

Annual Leave

8 hours per week – flexible days as required

5 weeks rising by 1 day per each completed year of service to a maximum of 30 + public holidays.

Accountable to:

 

Project Coordinator

 

 

 

Post:

Children/Young People Project Co-ordinator  (Floating Support Team)

Salary:

 £6,240 per year

Hours:

Annual Leave

10 hours per week – flexible days as required

 5 weeks rising by 1 day per each completed year of service to a maximum of 30+ public holidays.

Accountable to:

 

Floating Support Manager

 

 Main Responsibilities: At the direction of and in partnership with the Floating Support/CQC Registered Manager

 

  • To take a lead with monitoring, reviewing and developing Equal People mencap’s support services to vulnerable children and young people.

     

  • To facilitate and enable a network of community support approach, engaging professionals, volunteers, carers, advocates and families in providing a variety of choices, opportunities, experiences and learning to each child and young person.

     

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • To ensure support provided is person-centred, individuals are treated with dignity and respect and support plans are developed with each child, supporting them to move towards their chosen aims and dreams.

 

  • To enable each individual to access their community, build friendships and relationships and participate in and learn about healthy living and sports activities.

 

 

To promote a person-centred approach, that focuses on supporting each child to achieve their chosen outcomes on an ongoing basis. Directly and through staff assist and enable a child to articulate and action his or her wishes and aspirations, to identify support needs and ensure these are met.

  • Directly and through staff/volunteers help each individual maintain and develop life skills.
  • Coordinate the delivery of the sports, creative arts and social activities, providing management support to the support workers where necessary.
  • Coordinate mentoring sessions to support the children and young people.
  • Set up peer support groups.
  • Provide additional confidential mentoring support to the children and young people during sessions when needed.
  • Regularly communicate with the beneficiaries and their families to discuss overall progress.
  • Assist EPM staff in developing a work plan of each child/young person’s mentoring needs. 
  • Lead steering group in discussing the impact of the project on the beneficiaries and analyse data gathered from attendance and feedback reports, suggestion boxes and other sources to highlight areas to improve.
  • Work with support workers and EPM staff in compiling 10 case studies at the end of each project year. 
  • To ensure risk assessments are regularly reviewed and updated and are in place to enable not limit activities.
  • To ensure Care Quality Commission Standards, Care Act Standards and Equal People Mencap’s policies and procedures are adhered to by all staff and volunteers.
  • To participate in the recruitment of new support staff and ensure service users are fully involved in this.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • To model and promote EPM’s person-centred ethos and values.
  • Through supervision and appraisal meetings identify own training needs and attend appropriate training courses
  • To respect and maintain confidentiality in relation to beneficiaries and staff.
  • Monitor project progress, handling any issues that arise or referring them to the Floating Support Manager.
  • To ensure health and safety and security measures are constantly maintained and adhered to by staff and volunteers on the project.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities

To devise staff

  • To work contracted hours within the hours required by the service. Hours are flexible to be able to meet the needs of service users. evenings and weekends are required.
  • To read, understand and follow procedures, guidance and policies of the organisation. To be involved in the review of these.

 

 

 

January 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children/Young People Support Worker (x4)

 

Job Description – February 2019

 

Post:

Children/Young People Support Worker (Floating Support Team)

Salary:

 £4,389 per year

Hours:

Annual Leave

8 hours per week – flexible days as required

5 weeks rising by 1 day per each completed year of service to a maximum of 30 + public holidays.

Accountable to:

 

Project Coordinator

 

 

 

 

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Equal People Mencap

Equal People mencap support vulnerable adults and children in West and Central London  to:

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Posted on: 04 July 2019
Closed date: 03 August 2019
Tags: Project Management, Support Worker

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