Support Worker - Arts & Crafts (SW-ART)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Pembury

Job Type

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Arts & Crafts Support Worker
Acorns Day Services, Pembury, Kent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8.15am-5pm

Are you looking for a job where you can work with fun and interesting people every day?

Are you looking for a job where every day brings you new challenges?

Are you looking for a job where you can make a positive impact?

Then look no further.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic member of staff to support people with Autism Spectrum Conditions to participate in our regular activities within the Day Centre, based in Pembury.  

A qualification in, or a talent for Art/Craft, Pottery/Ceramics, Graphics/Animation or Photography skills would be really useful, but not essential. If you are interested in enabling other people to learn new skills, reach their full potential and have fun, then we’d love to hear from you.   

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Awareness and an understanding of Learning Difficulties, Autism and Asperger syndrome
  • Previous contact with vulnerable adults and young people with complex needs
  • Good communication skills, patience and flexibility
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word

Your main tasks will include assisting staff to run group sessions within the centre, supporting people with ASC to take part in sessions & learn new skills and general record keeping.

In return for your hard work, we will:

  • Provide you free ongoing DBS checks
  • Offer bonuses for new employee referrals
  • Provide access to an on-going, forward-thinking training programme

If you would like any further information about the role, please contact Bianca on 0330 335 8997 or Apply Now!

Contact information

Bianca McPhee

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