Club Support Worker

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Club Support Worker

Menphys are looking for enthusiastic, passionate people to support the children and young people with SEND that attend their clubs.

Contact Telephone
01455 323020
Contact Email
Menphys.Services@menphys.org.uk
Organisation
Menphys Ltd

About Club Support Worker

Menphys is a local Leicestershire and Leicester Charity that provides a range of services to children, young people and young adults with disabilities, complex health needs and special educational needs. Menphys has a range Activity Clubs supporting children and young people aged 5-25 years. These clubs run throughout the week and cover varying topics including sports, youth club and music.

Purpose:

The purpose of the clubs is to provide a quality social space for young people and adults with a range of disabilities with the opportunity to take part in a range of quality meaningful activities and experiences that stimulate and develop the member's skills in a friendly, supportive and needs-led environment. Opportunities should be created that promote social interaction, communication and choice whilst promoting confidence, self-belief and developing independence skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To provide a social space for children and young people with SEND to take part in a range of quality meaningful activities that develop their skills in order to achieve the club aims to promote confidence, self-belief and independence skills.
  2. Supporting Club members with the programme of activities provided each week, across all areas.
  3. Working as part of the Menphys Clubs team, including Club Room leads and volunteers.
  4. Assisting with the setting up and clearing away of activities delivered.
  5. Supporting Club Members with needs-led support
  6. Handling challenging behaviour in an appropriate and tailored way to Club members
  7. To support Club Members with their personal needs when necessary e.g packed lunch, getting a drink
  8. To support Club Members with the maintaining and development of independence skills with the aim of increasing self-esteem and self-belief.
  9. To act in a friendly and approachable manner, but maintain the correct level of professionalism.
  10. Be committed to the role, being punctual and following the correct procedures for absence/sickness.
  11. To work flexibly when the needs arise including attending training, and where necessary covering other clubs/sites as required for the role.
  12. To be familiar with key Menphys policies and procedures and ensure that they are followed.
  13. To be committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.

Part-time, permanent vacancies are available. Please email menphys to find out more about these job roles.

Supporting Documents:

menphys-club-support-workers-advert.pdf (PDF, 1.9 Mb)