Volunteer Activity Assistant (Job Ref: 18869)

Position Categories: Learning Disability, new, North East, Voluntary

Location: Wallsend

Salary: Volunteering

Closing Date: 25 February 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 18869CRJ


Short Job Description:

About the Service: Beardall Court provides high quality housing for individuals with learning disabilities who require low level support in order to live independently within their own home.

Our tenants are supported to build successful and fulfilling lives and maintain independent living in the community. Staff members help our service users establish support networks through meeting new people and making friends, and encourage them to become more involved in activities taking place in the local area.

Purpose of the role: As a Volunteer Activity Assistant you will help facilitate the preparation and delivery of activity sessions and workshops for tenants of the service. There are a range of activities that take place including arts and crafts sessions, games nights and social events such as coffee mornings.

As well as providing support to the staff member leading the session you will ensure those attending the session get the most out of the activity. Some service users may require one-to-one support.

Suggested Time Commitment: One evening per month.


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).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

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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