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About KIDS
KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970. We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years. 

Each year we support over 15,000 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.  We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way. 

KIDS is committed to safeguarding and successful applicants will be required to undertake stringent recruitment checks including (where applicable) an enhanced DBS check.

About The Role

The overall purpose of this role is:

As a Play Worker Bus Driver, you will be working directly with disabled children, or young people and their families, to support them with their needs.  This is an opportunity to develop your skills in a rewarding role, and gain a strong sense of achievement.

The Play worker / Bus Drivers will be expected to support children in structures and free play activities enabling ALL children to participate in a safe yet stimulating and challenging play environment.
  • To transport children and young people with disabilities on minibuses during excursions being especially vigilant regarding safety
  • To transport staff to venues where necessary
Please note you will need to be available to work between 27 July - 4 September and to attend the Training week 20 - 24 July
 The hourly rate is £8.40 per hour plus you accrue an extra £1.04p per hour holiday pay.
About You
To be able to carry out this role it is essential that you have the following characteristics:
  • Willingness to carry out the bus run and transport young people and play workers to various activities as instructed by the Play worker in Charge and/or Play and Leisure Coordinator.

  • Ability to listen, reflect and communicate appropriately and effectively with service users and colleagues.

  • Car Driver essential

Information Evening for the Summer Roles
Monday 16th March 2020
KIDS, 182 Chanterlands Ave, Hull, HU5 4DJ
To confirm attendance please email linda.ryan@kids.org.uk or call 01482 467540