Volunteer Activity Assistant – Cycle Group (Job Ref: 18635)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North West, Voluntary

Location: Liverpool

Salary: Volunteering

Closing Date: 22 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18635CRJ


Short Job Description:

About the Service: Liverpool Links is a member’s club, drop-in centre and café which has a range of facilities and offers a variety of activities. The service supports individuals over the age of 18 who have learning disabilities, mental health needs and other support needs.

We run various engaging and creative events and activities for all members, including cooking and baking, arts and crafts, breakfast club, walking group, cycling group, and social events such as bowling, snooker and pool.

Purpose of the role: As an Activity Assistant you will be facilitating the cycle group in activity sessions for 2-3 hours a week. The sessions are for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities, therefore the activity sessions need to be accessible, engaging, and even therapeutic for our service users.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident cyclist to gain experience in planning interesting routes around the Liverpool area, and supporting a group of service users in an enjoyable activity. Liverpool Links will also provide you with the opportunity to complete the ‘Bike Right’ bike leader course free of charge, which is a full day of training equipping you with a variety of skills around leading cycle groups and cycle safety.

Suggested Time Commitment: 2-3 hours per week.


Application Instructions:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.


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