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Additional Needs Support Worker (Bank)

July 14, 2017

Based at: YMCA White House, TW12
Contract: Fixed term up to end February 2018
Hours of Work: Youth Work Holiday Playscheme (2 days per week). Inclusive Lives Term Time Adult Life Skills Courses (1-2 days per week) 
Hourly Salary: £10.30 per hour
Closing date: 4 August 2017  

We are seeking an Additional Needs Support Worker to be a part of the Youth Work and Inclusive Lives staff teams. Within Youth Work you will provide direct support to two children/young people with Moderate Learning Disabilities (MLD), ensuring the children and young people are supported to engage in the MLD holiday provision whatever their individual needs, and that these needs are met in their setting.  Within Inclusive Lives you will provide support for adults attending a 6 week life skills term time course, helping them to engage in the class and assist completing course tasks.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working and providing support to children, young people and/or adults with Moderate Learning Disabilities; experience of supporting people with additional and sometimes complex needs; knowledge of child and adolescent development and key stages.  It is essential to have a Knowledge of Moderate Learning Disabilities, different social, emotional and physical needs including Autism and ADHD.

This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCALSW procedures. YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation, and as an employee, you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values. 

Please read the Guidance Notes before completing your application as they contain important information that will help you.

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address recruitment@ymcalsw.org

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Further details about the organisation and our activities visit www.ymcalsw.org.

YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.