Playworker Volunteer (Youth Hubs for Children that are Carers)

Recruiter
Gabrielle Bailey
Location
Barnet (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
Unpaid voluntary role - travel expenses paid
Posted
06 Sep 2017
Closes
06 Dec 2017
Ref
BYCASPW
Availability
Weekdays
Frequency
Weekly
Organisation
Charity

VOLUNTEER PLAY WORKERS NEEDED

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR ENTHUSIASTIC & DEDICATED PLAY VOLUNTEERS FOR MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS AND OUTINGS FOR PRIMARY YOUNG CARERS.

 

Volunteer Play Worker (s): (4½ - 8 ½ hours per month)

The role requires you to support the Primary Young Carers Support Worker by encouraging the primary young carers to engage within the activities taking place at the support groups. For these young carers having time away from their caring role is vital to them and enables them to engage with other young carers.

  • Experience of working with children and knowledge of young carers and the issues they face is desirable.
  • We welcome applications from people looking to gain experience of working with children.
  • To support the Primary Young Carer Support Worker in providing a safe & comfortable environment at the support group for the young carers.
  • This position will require a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check before employment can commence.

 

 

 

Applicants should be passionate about working with young people and should be able to engage with them in a sensitive manner. Experience of activities such as; games, drama and arts & crafts would be beneficial. Applicants need to be 18 years old and above to apply for this post.

If you have the skills we are looking and are interested in the job please forward your CV to admin@barnetcarers.org.

 

Closing date for receipt of CVs is 9am on Wednesday 11th October 2017

  Interview date for shortlisted candidates to be held on

Wednesday 18th October 2017 10am – 12pm.