About the role
An opportunity has arisen to join the Activities for All team in Leeds who deliver an advice and guidance service to families of disabled children ensuring they have the information needed to make an informed choice with regards to services they wish to access. You will also provide 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.
Full job description
We are looking to recruit an experienced professional with a background in working with children with complex needs and supporting parents of disabled children. You will have a proven track record in supporting the development of inclusive practice for children and ideally have experience of working towards the inclusion of all children in play, leisure and childcare settings.
You will have demonstrable or lived experience of disability and you should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of the Early Help (Common Assessment Framework).
You will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written and be able to demonstrate knowledge of childcare, sport, play and leisure facilities available across Leeds that support disabled children and their families.
You will have effective organisational skills as well as the ability to work across multi- agencies as required.
Showing that you have a flexible approach and can respond positively to change and have the ability to work well under pressure and deal effectively with conflicting priorities will allow you to succeed within this role.
It is essential that you have a good working knowledge of IT including Microsoft Office Products and are confident user of digital technology demonstrating a positive approach to the adoption of innovative products and tools, a knowledge and experience of Microsoft dynamics would be desirable.
You will bring drive and enthusiasm to your role and can demonstrate that you care passionately about improving disabled people's lives.
This role involves travel across Leeds and surrounding areas therefore a car driver is preferred. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required
Equality and inclusion are at the heart of Scope’s mission and we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with equality of opportunity for everyone.
We welcome applications from disabled people and guarantee interviews to disabled applicants who meet the minimum job criteria. Please let us know in your application if you would like to be considered for this.