ACCT is recruiting: Acctivate Playworkers – Saturday mornings

ACCT is looking to recruit two Play Workers to work at Acctivate Children’s Club on Saturday mornings (at St Mary’s Community Centre, Bramall Lane)

Principal Duties

  • Support children taking part in the different activities ACCT offers
  • Engage participants to take full advantage of these sessions, and provide particular support around the additional needs resulting from Autism.
  • Assist in developing and promoting an autism friendly environment with particular attention to routine, communication strategies and the physical environment
  • To work closely with parents and carers
  • To ensure the participant’s needs are being met
  • To manage the children and young people’s behaviour positively, with the support of other staff and volunteers
  • Adhere to health and safety legislation and ACCT’s policies and procedures
  • To take responsibility for safeguarding the children and young people during activities
  • To take responsibility for managing volunteers during the session
  • Assist with other aspects of ACCT’s activities where appropriate
  • To undertake training where appropriate
  • To ensure all children receive a high standard of care at all times

Location: Sheffield, S2

Remuneration: Starting wage £10 per hour (opportunity for progression to senior playworker at £12 per hour)

Hours: 3 hours on Saturday mornings, 9.30am-12.30pm

Closing Date: Sunday 30th May 2021 at 5pm

Interviews: Tuesday 1st /Wednesday 2nd June 2021

How to apply: Fill in an application form, paying attention to the requirements of the job as detailed in the role description and person specification. All documents are available to download here

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