Job Description

The Candidates will be required to cover the following shifts:

Tuesday – Saturday between the hours of 8.45am – 5.15pm.

They will also be required to cover 1 youth club per week either Tuesday or Thursday you working day will be 1.30pm – 9pm

We are happy to discuss hours at interview.

Bucks Activity Project is part of the Action for Children Countywide Integrated Short Breaks Service, commissioned by Buckinghamshire Council and provides community short breaks to children and young people aged 0-19 with disabilities and additional learning needs across Buckinghamshire with over 250 children currently registered.

For our Under 5’s we offer Ofsted registered play sessions with activities tailored to support children's interests and learning following the Early Years Foundation Stage and all services are currently awarded ‘Good' by Ofsted.

For those children attending full time school we offer weekend and school holiday activities which include arts and crafts, cooking, music, outdoor play and sensory play.

Children and young people aged 8-19 can access activities at weekends, evenings and school holidays including our youth clubs, movie nights, cooking, quiz nights, swimming, bowling, cinema, go-carting, water sports, climbing, ice skating, farm visits, scavenger hunts and woodland walks to name a few.

What you'll be doing:

In the role of Children's Services Team Leader, will be working in a service that provides Short Breaks that have positive benefits for children and young people with disabilities and their parents and carers. You will give children and young people time away from their family so they can develop independence, learn new skills, make friends and reduce loneliness whilst giving parents and carers a break from their caring responsibilities and providing time to spend with other children in the family.

-Leading and working inside a team supporting children and young people to reach their potential, across multiple areas of day to day lives.

-Focusing on meeting social, emotional, health and personal care needs for all of our service users.

-Leading on activities such as arts and crafts, cooking, leisurely visits, physical and imaginative play, outdoor games & sensory play.

-Taking responsibility for the safety, care and engagem

You must have:

  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 3 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
  • Flexible hours to meet your needs, full or part time
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

If you would like to find out more information about this role, or the other opportunities have available feel free to click the 'Apply' button below or contact the team on 0161 4199285**