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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.

About The Role
The overall purpose of the job is to work as part of a team to provide fun play and leisure opportunities which capture the interests of disabled children and young people (aged from 5 years to 18 years) at various venues across the county.
Play Workers ensure children and young people have access to safe and stimulating centre based opportunities that reflect their preferences and interests including occasional access to community activities.
This is a sessional position offering flexible working hours. Most groups happen weekly and staff will generally be needed for 2 hours for each evening session. There are also holiday clubs 2 days a week which run from 10am-3pm, at various locations across Lincolnshire.
We are recruiting for the following areas:
  • Grantham
  • Boston
  • Spalding
  • Gainsborough
  • Louth

About You
The successful candidate will need to be educated to GCSE level, or have a NVQ level 2 as a minimum. The candidate will need to demonstrate a commitment to working in partnership with parents/carers, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team. 
Having an understanding and competence in safeguarding procedures is essential, and the successful candidate needs to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of confidentiality and professional boundaries.
For further information, please see the job description.