Social Activities Worker
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week (includes evening, weekend and holiday deliver as well as office based ours)
Hourly Rate: £19,000 (£10 ph) - Up to £22000 per annum, depending on experience
Location: Guildford, Surrey
The halow project is dedicated to creating opportunities and supporting young people aged 16-35 with a learning disability so that they are able to live independent, meaningful lives and become more involved in their local community. We are a young, vibrant, growing organisation passionate that the people we support have the right to expect the same life experiences and chances as any other young person and we are committed to making this a reality.
We are seeking a energetic youth worker to support the delivery of our wide range of fun, engaging and exciting Social Activities for young people with a learning disability between 16 and 35 years old. Our range of regular and one off events promotes physical and mental health and wellbeing of our young people, developing their self confidence, friendship groups and personal growth. This is a key role responsible for supporting our experienced Social Activities Co-ordinator to create, deliver, record and evaluate and continually improve our flagship social programme for young people. For the right person this role has scope, in time, to contribute to developing this into a growing service.
halow’s Social Activities prevents social isolation, promotes an active, healthy lifestyle, builds friendships and develops personal skills towards independence. Importantly for our young people’s families halow’s Social Activities provide much needed respite and short breaks. Your role will be instrumental in supporting young people’s personal growth towards adulthood, navigating the transition years and helping to identify their personal goals, supporting them on their journey towards an independent adult life.
The Social Activities Worker will help deliver, evaluate and report on the programme, contributing to development of the programme and working closely with young people and volunteers to ensure halow’s social programme maintains its excellent reputation with young people, families and practitioners alike.
Closing date for applications: Friday, 17th March 2017 at 5pm
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please see our website: www.halowproject.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-halow/ to download the information pack and application form.