Sessional Activity Support Assistant
Reference Number: HR/CS/SASA
Closing Date: 01 January 2013
Early Mornings, Evenings, Weekends
and all School Holidays
The development of Community Based Services is rapidly expanding and has vacancies for Sessional Activity Support Assistants. We currently have vacancies in North East, Specifically the Gateshead area. The role is to support the delivery of positive activities and learning opportunities to children, young people and adults with Autism and associated challenging behaviours around the North East region. Working independently and as part of a team, you will be experienced in supporting young people to access a range of activities.
With a background in play work, youth work, social care or health, the positions are open to candidates with knowledge of Autism, and some experience in working with behaviours which challenge others. With a sense of humour, you must also be enthusiastic; people centred and possess a flexible approach to working routines. Access to a car would be advantageous.
The hours of work are spread over a 7 day week, with an expectation to work mornings, early evenings and weekends.
Please click here for a job description and person specification.
If you are interested in working in this demanding yet satisfying environment, in the first instance please download all information including an application pack below or alternatively you can contact the HR Department on 0191 492 4387. For further information please call the Community Services Department on 0191 5142748.
North East Autism Society is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an Enhanced Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure.Download Protection Policy statementDownload General Application FormDownload Disclosure of Criminal Convictions - Self-DeclarationDownload Equality & Diversity Policy Statement - Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form