Job Vacancies with KIDS

KIDS are currently recruiting for a range of roles – 2 x Independent Support Practitioners and a number of temporary Summer Playscheme workers.
Independent Support Practitioners (2 posts)
Hull – 36 hours per week or part-time/jobshare will be considered
East Riding – 18 hours per week
Full Time Equivalent Salary £20,395
KIDS are presently recruiting for the above 2 posts in the role of Independent Support Practitioner, to work across the Hull Local Authority Area or the East Riding Local Authority Area.
Independent Support is a national programme commissioned by the Department of Education through the Council for Disabled Children, to fund the voluntary, private and community sector to employ staff and volunteers to support parents and young people through the recent education reforms; particularly in relation to those transitioning from Statements of SEN to Education, Health and Care Plans and to support those newly entering the SEN assessment process.
The role of the Independent Support Practitioners will be to provide help, advice and support to any family or young person going through a statutory Education Health and Care needs assessment and those who are transitioning over to the new Education, Health and Care assessment and planning process. Full training and a comprehensive induction will be provided.
Applicants need to have a relevant NVQ 3 qualification and be able to demonstrate:-
• Knowledge of present provision for children with special educational needs and disabilities within the local area you will be working.
• Experience of working within an environment relevant to special educational needs and disability.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to negotiate with schools, the local authority and partner agencies.
• Experience of advising, empowering and supporting parents and /or young people.
For a full job description and application pack please go to www.kids.org.uk/jobs
Closing Date: 17th March 2016
Interview Date:24th March 2016

Summer Playscheme Workers
Temporary posts 25/07/16 until 26/8/16
Full-time hours
Playworkers 16 posts £7.61 per hour
Playworkers in Charge 4 posts £9.01 per hour
Playworker Bus Drivers 4 posts £8.56 per hour

KIDS are looking to appoint 4 x Playworkers in Charge, 4 x Playworker BusDrivers, and 16 x Playworkers to work on the Summer Playscheme for children and young people between the ages of 8-18 years with special educational needs and/or disabilities.
Play Workers are expected to support and empower young people with disabilities to engage in a range of activities of their choice on a summer playscheme. Play Workers are expected to plan activities and outings on a weekly basis, ensuring that the young people are involved in the decision making process. They are responsible for the safety of the young people at all times and need to provide appropriate and sensitive physical and personal care. It is important that Playworkers are creative, enthusiastic and have a good sense of humour.
For full job descriptions and application packs please go to www.kids.org.uk/jobs
Closing date: 31st March 2016 (noon)
Interviews to take place weeks beginning 4th April and 11th April 2016 – 5pm till 8.30pm.

Note: This is not a property of HANA

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