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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 13,500 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.

About The Role
Do you want to work for an inspiring charity making a real difference to the lives of disabled children and young people?
We are looking for playworkers for Sandwell Summer Play scheme. The Sandwell Play scheme will run for 9 days over the summer holidays and we are recruiting staff to work across a number of these days. The role is to support disabled young people to engage in a wide range of activities based at Langley Lodge as well as some trips within the West Midlands. This will include, but not be limited to, moving and handling, personal care and support during mealtimes. 

Please note that interviews for this role will be taking place w/c 31st May

The hourly rate for this role is £8.86  per hour plus you accrue an extra £1.07 per hour holiday pay

About You
The successful candidates will have:
  • experience of working with SEND children and Young People
  • be outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Ability to be pro-active and use own initiative.
  • Educated to GCSE level or NVQ level 2 as a minimum
    For further information please see the job description.