Sessional Community Support Worker
Job title: Sessional Community Support Worker
Salary: £8.91 per hour
Location: Various projects across Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, County Durham & Tees Valley
About the role
Working in their Land and Communities team, you will engage with targeted participants who are involved with specific projects. In a diverse and busy environment you will be supporting their Community Project Managers with the delivery of projects across the North East. Examples of projects may include:
· Holiday Activities Programme, providing activities for children during school holidays
· Green Links, regular dementia friendly project
· Active Play, a weekly children’s activity programme
· Community Learning, adult courses which provide opportunities to learn new skills
· Mens Sheds, providing an outdoor space for men to meet and connect
There is flexibility for Sessional Community Support Workers to work on the projects that they are most suited to and specify geographical areas they can deliver from, i.e. Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, County Durham or Tees Valley
This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service
With experience of working with specific groups such as children, young people or vulnerable adults, or the willingness to learn, you will feel confident facilitating the delivery of a diverse programme of community led projects providing a professional high-quality service that meets the needs of participants, partners and funders. Comfortable working as part of a team, you should be able to follow direction and be able to build effective relationships with other members of staff, volunteers, participants and external partners.
You should be enthusiastic and flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to encourage and engage effectively with project participants.
This role may suit you if you have recently graduated in a relevant subject area, or are a student looking to develop your skills and experience during the holidays.
Closing Date: This organisation are recruiting on a rolling basis with applications closing on Friday 2nd July 2021
Make yourself at home
They want you to be yourself and value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together make for a special and great place to work.
They are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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