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Routeways are looking for a Senior Lead Worker

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Alison Roberts

Senior Lead Worker

We are looking for an experienced, keen and enthusiastic person to join our team as part time Senior Lead Worker.

The role involves hands on work supporting and leading sessions, working alongside a dedicated team of staff and volunteers as part of the Routeways programme of activities at the Beckly Centre in Plymstock and occasionally for other Routeways projects at our other Plymouth sites.

Beckly offers a full range of social, recreational and life skills activities with and for mixed age/capacity/ ability groups of disabled children and young people, aged between 6 and 25. Our other projects provide similar social, life skills development and learning opportunities including outdoor, arts and horticultural activities Accompanying young people on trips, outings and accessing community events also forms part of the regular work for all projects.

As our ideal candidates you will have NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Youth Work/Play work or similar and experience working with and for disabled people.

You will have experience of inter-agency safeguarding practice. Good organisational, skills; be flexible in working hours and location and have a genuine desire to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.

The job will be 16 hours per week covering operational needs primarily on alternate Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year and 2 weekday evenings. Additional hours may be available during school holidays .

Please note we welcome applications from all sections of the community and our equal opportunities policy is available on request.

An enhanced DBS check and work/personal references will be required

Closing date: 8th September 2017

To see what we do check out our Beckly Facebook page here

For an informal discussion please call Sarah on 01752 484433

For further information and to apply send an e-mail to

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