Saturday 18-25 Club Leader – closing date 10 December 2021

Reading Mencap is launching an exciting new club for young people with learning disabilities aged 18-25.

The Saturday 18-25 Club will offer activities including sport, gaming, drama and making music alongside gaining life and social skills to help its members develop greater independence.

The club will be held on a Saturday for 45 weeks of the year at Reading Mencap, Alexandra Road, Reading from 10:30am to 3:30pm

The Club Leader will have responsibility for the development and management of the club, the activities, the Deputy Club Leader, Club Assistant and volunteers.

The Club Leader will have additional paid working hours for planning and setting and clearing up.

This role will suit a calm and well-organised person who has experience of working with young people with learning disabilities in either a care or educational setting.

Tasks will include planning the club’s programme, leading the weekly sessions, safeguarding, keeping accurate records and carrying out risk assessments.

A good standard of spoken and written English is required along with basic IT and administrative skills. An NVQ Level 2 or higher in care or its equivalent is desirable.

The job holder will be subject to a successful Enhanced DBS check.

Organisation
Address Line 1
21 Alexandra Road
Town
Reading
Postcode
RG1 5PE
Contract type
Sessional
Location
Central Reading
Salary
£12 per hour
Contact
Mandi Smith, CEO
Main contact telephone
0118 966 2518
How to apply

For further information, please visit https://www.readingmencap.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/ to download the  job description and person specification.

To apply, please fill in an application form and return to office@readingmencap.org.uk or by post to Reading Mencap, 21 Alexandra Road, Reading RG1 5PE.

Open for applications from
12 November 2021
Closing date for applications
10 December 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course