Greater London UB10, Uxbridge

£17510-£19570

Permanent, Contract, Part-time, Full-time

Project Officer

About the organisation

Harrow Mencap works with people with learning disabilties  and /or  autism and their families and carers to make  support them m... Read more

Job Description

            Project Officer

35 hrs per week, Salary: £17510 - £19570 per annum

Plus additional benefits including 23 days a/l

About Us: Community Solutions is a campaigning organisation and a multi-project service provider supporting adults, young people and children with learning disabilities - and their families and carers - to ensure their needs, rights and aspirations are met.

Role Purpose: To deliver programme of activities to children and young people with learning disability in a caring and safe environment in a manner that can stimulate their physical and mental creativity. Work closely with clients’ families to ensure quality service.

Reporting to the Deputy Manager, Children’s Services, the job-holder will be responsible for the following key duties:

  • Supervise clients’ activity sessions and ensure programmes are in line with policy. Organise clients’ games and leisure activities
  • Take proactive measures to ensure health and safety of clients participating in activities. Identify potential risks at the sessions.
  • Engaging young people with learning disability in cognitive development and enabling them to reach their full potential

Our ideal candidate should demonstrate a care, compassion and courage and friendly attitude. You must build positive relationships with our diverse clients and their families/carers. Previous experience of working with young people that have special needs will be an added advantage.

We are committed to safeguarding, promote equal opportunity and welcome applicants in the community.

We guarantee an interview to all applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for the post.