Mel ref#3704


Between 1.5 and 21.5 hours per week

Rate Of Pay

19448 - 20420



Brief Requirements

There are 5 posts covering - Northwich, Ellesmere Port, Neston, Macclesfield and Chester, (employer is Disability Positive), to work as part of the Community Engagement Team, responsible for the effective planning and delivery of social activities for disabled people aged 5+ across the locality and wider community.

£19448 rising to £20420 FTE after successful probationary period
hours range from 1.5 to 21.5 per week (regular evening and weekend work)

To empower disabled people to access leisure and/or physical activities of their choice within their local community working across a number of Disability Positive commissioned and non-commissioned services.

Even if you only have a few of the specifications below, it's worth having a chat with Mel by messaging her.

Person Specification

• Proven experience of working with disabled people in acommunity setting
Experience of leading activity groups
• Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding practice
Knowledge of the Equality and Human Rights Act
Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
Knowledge of the Risk Assessment process
Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to listen to others.
Managing a complex and changing workload
Excellent time management
Ability to work within a team and on own initiative
Ability to be flexible
Ability to travel across the locality
Commitment to equality and diversity

Main Description

•Support disabled children and young people to participate in activity sessions delivered by Disability Positive in the local and wider community
• Provide personal care, medication and support with behaviour for identified young people
• Support the Group Coordinator to consult with disabled children and young people, parents/carers and volunteers to inform the planning of all activity sessions
• Participate/deliver a user led steering group
• Ensure compliance with risk assessments and personal support plans for all activities, venues and individual disabled children and young people where appropriate
• Work in partnership with colleagues and community providers to deliver the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme for disabled people
• Provide support for volunteers to carry out their designated role within activity sessions
• In partnership with colleagues achieve project milestones as set by the designated manager..
• Report any issues or concerns about individual disabled people including any health and safety or safeguarding concerns