Waltham Forest, London

£15.00 - £16.50 p/h (+ holiday pay)

Temporary, Full-time


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Job Description

Our client is a small charity that has been providing play and participation opportunities for disabled children and young people. Their dedicated team work together to support their service users through a range of services and activities that enable them to reach their full potential socially, emotionally and educationally. They are currently looking for a temporary a Youth and Family Support Coordinator; this is offered initially for two months.

As their Youth and Family Support Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning and delivering developmentally appropriate, creative activities and preparation for Adulthood services. Accountable to the acting Head of Services, you will lead and develop the Youth services aimed at young people and their families to ensure that the strategic vision becomes a reality. Working collaboratively with the management team, you will ensure that the development of user involvement as well as ensuring that their services including after school clubs, youth clubs and regular holiday programmes and reflective of their core values of inclusion, and support the whole family.

To be successful, you must have previous managerial experience, and possess significant knowledge and experience of the issues faced by disabled young people and their families. You will have considerable knowledge around safeguarding issues, and will have previous experience of leading leisure/advocacy activities. Overall you will be confident, creative and passionate about delivering appropriate activities for the benefit of vulnerable service users.  

To be considered, you must be available to start immediately and be in possession of a fully enhanced DBS (Adults and Children) registered to the online update service

Please initially apply with a Word formatted version of your CV - further information will be provided to suitable candidates.