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Assistant Facilitator/Tutor

London, Greater London (On-site)
£25,563 per year plus 5% pension contribution
Full-time or part-time
Permanent

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Job description

Do you want to work as part of a small team to deliver sessions and empower adults with learning disabilities and autism? We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic team player to join our team as a Assistant Facilitator.

Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.

You’ll help people build the life skills they need to make positive long term changes. You’ll support our students in their sessions, both at our training centres and out in the community, helping them achieve their personal objectives and keep learning in an engaging, fun and stimulating way.

Main responsibilities

  • You’ll work flexibly to support students to engage in a variety of projects and classes
  • You’ll be responsible for completing daily administrative tasks including recording student learning and maintaining wellbeing records
  • You’ll provide flexible delivery support, delivering whole or part sessions as and when needed
  • You’ll independently set up, plan and lead free time activities

Who we’re looking for

  • You’ll have experience working within social care and providing services directly to adult with learning disabilities and autism (paid or unpaid)
  • You’ll demonstrate experience in leading classes, project activities and/or sessions without support
  • You’re an excellent communicator, someone who listens with great patience and empathy
  • You’re able to inspire trust and confidence, behaving with integrity and honesty at all times
  • Most importantly, you share our strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in society, you believe in equality for all

Why work for us?

Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You’ll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.

Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.

We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people: we focus on what people can do, not what holds them back. And we have robust policies in place so that every single person working at Share takes ownership for making our programmes come to life.

We’ve been praised for our supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You’ll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you.

How to apply

We positively welcome applications from all parts of the community and from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experience. 

Please send us your CV and a cover letter. In your letter, please tell us:

  1. What is your experience of working with SEN adults in a training capacity?
  2. What is your understanding of challenging behaviour?
  3. What are your top three qualities that make you an excellent Assistant Facilitator?

If you would like to have chat about the role or visit us prior to applying, please contact us.

We focus on ability and believe people work best when they feel valued, safe and happy. We do all that we can to make sure that Share is friendly and welcoming to everyone. All CVs and applications are sanitised to ensure unbiased recruitment.

This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of the right to work in the UK. If you are disabled and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please contact us.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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Posted on: 31 May 2024
Closing date: 21 June 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: Assistant Facilitator
Tags: Training, Support Worker

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