Coordinator activities for all job description

Job title:Coordinator, Activities for all

Reports to:Team leader, Activities for all

Team:Activities for all

Location:Leeds

Salary: £23,500 pro rata

Role purpose

To support the delivery of the Activities for All service in Leeds which includes providing advice and guidance to families of disabled children ensuring they have the information needed to make an informed choice with regards to services they wish to access. The service also provides support to activity providers and settings; helping them to be more inclusive with their service and supporting them to work towards Scopes Inclusion Quality Mark.

Main responsibilities

  • To promote the ethos of inclusion and to support activity providers and settings to become inclusive.
  • To promote Scope’s Inclusion Quality Mark to universal settings and activities and to support them to achieve the agreed standard
  • To provide information and advice to families of disabled children via telephone, social media, advice surgeries, parents groups and home visits.
  • To provide advice on accessible childcare, sport, play and leisure activities available across Leeds to parents with a disabled child
  • To act as a professional resource providing support and challenge to professionals from Health, Education, Social Care, Voluntary and Private Sector.
  • To empower children/young people to understand their opportunities, indicate personal preferences and to facilitate inclusion into childcare, sport, play and leisure activities.
  • To keep appropriate and accurate case records
  • To keep statistical information for review, evaluation and planning purposes
  • This is not an exhaustive list of duties and the post holder will be required to undertake any other duties and discussed and directed by the line manager

Mandatory for all staff

  • Work seamlessly across department or team boundaries in a collaborative and constructive manner to implement Scope’s strategic direction.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service excellence and deliver against the requirements of Scope’s quality framework.
  • Work within Scope’s policies and procedures.

Key contacts

Internal

  • Scope staff and volunteers

External

  • Local Authorities, local organisations, parents and carer groups, parents and families of disabled children

Person specification

Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of what constitutes inclusive practice when delivering activities for children and young people
  • Proven track record in working with and supporting families of disabled children
  • Experience of liaising with a variety of agencies
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Desirable

  • Good Working knowledge of Early Help (Common Assessment Framework)
  • Knowledge of local statutory and voluntary agencies and demonstrable experience of multi-agency working

Skills and competencies

Essential

  • Customer service skills
  • Committed to multi agency working
  • Experience of development work

Desirable

  • Evidence of effective IT skills
  • Car driver
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