VACANCY:  ABI ACTIVITY ASSISTANT

Headway Birmingham & Solihull are looking to recruit a  ACTIVITY ASSISTANT to work Monday to Friday (25 hours per week) based at Headway House Centre in Moseley, with occasional cover required at our Headway sites in Rubery and Sutton Coldfield as required.

 

Location: Birmingham & Solihull

Salary: £13,208 pa, grade 4 pay spine 1 (unqualified) or £13,429 pa (qualified)

Hours: 25 hours per week – Monday - Friday

Duration: Permanent

Date Posted: 10/05/22

Closing Date: 01/06/22

Duties include: -

 

  • Plan, prepare and run group sessions within the agreed programme to including daily living skills, Educational skills, IT, Art & Crafts, communication, attending college courses and Social/Leisure activities.

  • Update records after sessions.Produce reports and feedback as required, ensuring confidentiality and discretion.

  • Ensure clients are always supervised and responding to daily occurrences during on- and off-site activities.

  • To predominantly cover offsite activities with an occasional need to cover onsite group sessions with clients.

  • Current First aid At Work and Driving Category D1 license would be advantageous but not essential

  • Being willing to receive basic Emergency First Aid At Work training and be responsible for first aid as required.

  • Previous work with groups of disabled individuals in the community would be advantageous

 

An interest or understanding or various sports would be advantageous along with previous experience of working with people with disabilities and knowledge of brain injury.

Applicants will need to be a car driver, hold a valid driving licence with access to a car and have experience of working with vulnerable people with a disability, or be willing to gain a Diploma Level 2 or 3 in Adult Care. Experience of working with brain injury desirable.

We offer competitive salary, extensive induction, training and ongoing mentoring and support to our workers.

 

To formally apply, please submit a full CV detailing education and employment to date, and supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability and experience for the role to personnel@headway-bs.org.uk . Please include your interest and motivation in applying for this position.against the criteria provided in the person specification.