Herne Bay, Kent Sittingbourne, Kent Folkestone, Kent

£8.75 per hour

Contract, Part-time

About the organisation

SNAAP is a local charity which provides a wide range of services to disabled children and their families. We are based in Herne Bay but also ru... Read more

Job Description

Be part of friendly and supportive team looking after disabled children aged 8-18yrs at our Saturday Clubs and holiday playschemes in Sittingbourne, Herne Bay and Folkestone.

You will be expected to:

  • Help provide age appropriate activities on a 1:1 basis but within a group setting, aiming to enhance their life experiences and improving individual skills e.g. speech, socialisation, wherever possible.
  • Attend to their daily living needs including personal hygiene, managing challenging behaviour and other support including lifting.
  • Be friendly, welcoming and supportive to parents and carers
  • Be actively involved in the written evaluation at the end of each session in order to provide valuable feedback to the Project Manager, Board of Directors and funders.
  • Have previous experience of working with children and young people 
  • Have a good understanding of matters relating to safeguarding of children in terms of their health, safety, welfare and mental wellbeing.
  • Work at least one Saturday a month and regularly during Easter and summer school holidays and be able to attend training as required.