Sessional play and inclusion worker
- £9.50 per hour
- Varied hours
Working at Scope
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We are looking for passionate and flexible play/inclusion support workers for our Play Partners service which forms a part of Activities for All. This short-term support offered by the service encourages universal activities to become fully inclusive to all children and offers support to individual children to become integrated into those settings and become more independent.
Your role will be crucial in making sure disabled children have access to quality play and leisure opportunities in improved leisure activities across Leeds.
Working hours are mainly after-school/evenings during the week and weekends; these are flexible and can fit around studies or another job. Sessions last between 1 and 2 hours plus time to complete paperwork.
Travel will be required as sessions may be delivered in different locations across the city.
Full job description
- We are looking to recruit people who have experience of inclusion work with children/young people with additional needs in a play/leisure environment
- Can demonstrate a knowledge of inclusion policies and procedures
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- The ability to work on your own initiative as well as following set procedures and working in conjunction with others
- Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office
- Willing to travel across Leeds
- You will have a proactive approach to the development of inclusive leisure opportunities for children and young people
- Knowledge of facilities/services regarding play provision in Leeds
- A positive approach to the issue of risk in children’s play
- Be willing to attend training to support the development of the role
Please apply with CV and covering letter fully detailing your suitability for this role to email@example.com.
At Scope our mission is to drive social change so that disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. We want to achieve everyday equality and support disabled people to get the best start in life, live the life they choose and be financially secure.