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About KIDS
KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and families since 1970.
 
We work with children, irrespective of their disability, 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.
About The Role
The overall purpose of this role includes:
  • To work as a member of the Targeted Positive Activities team in Lincolnshire, supporting the provision of quality, stimulating sessions for children and young people with a range of disabilities and some complex health needs
  • To lead the session in the absence of the Senior Practitioner, e.g. Annual Leave
  • To follow direction of the Senior Practitioner to work with the children and young people attending the Targeted Positive Activities sessions.
  • To work with children and young people developing positive relationships with them and their families
  • To actively participate in staff meetings, supervision sessions and training opportunities 
This is a part time role consisting of:
All year round Youth and Community sessions (2 x 4hr sessions a month)
Holiday Club sessions 12 x 6 hr sessions 1 per week over the school holidays. Pay is annualized and is the equivalent of £3.22 hours per week

About You
To be able to carry out this role, it is essential that you have the following characteristics:
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents/carers.
  • The ability to listen, reflect and communicate appropriately and effectively with users of the service and other agencies.
  • The ability to work as a team member.
  • Experience of working with disabled children, young people and their families
  • Understanding and knowledge of meeting the complex needs of disabled children.
  • Educated to a minimum NVQ 2 standard
 
 
For more information, please see the job description.