Volunteer Activity Assistant (Job Ref: 18646 )

Position Categories: Autism, Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, Midlands, new, Voluntary

Location: Cannock

Salary: Volunteering

Closing Date: 24 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18646CRJ

Short Job Description:

About the Service: At our Cannock Hub and our newest supported living service in Rugeley, we are implementing a new programme of photography, art and craft, sculpture, music, and baking groups. The activity programme is designed to be meaningful, varied and enjoyable to our service users and serve as an opportunity for our service users to learn new skills and increase their confidence. The Cannock Hub will be open to both Creative Support’s service users and also members of the public with similar learning disabilities and mental health needs.

Purpose of the role: We are looking for enthusiastic and creative volunteers who are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and mental health needs. As a Volunteer Activity Assistant you will help facilitate a range of activity sessions at our Saturday hub, particularly supporting service users in the art and creative sessions.

This role would be particularly suitable for someone who is interested in gaining a career in the social care sector and has an interest in art and creative activities.

Suggested Time Commitment: 2 hours a week, however we are flexible around your pre-existing commitments.

Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

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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.