1:1 Keyworker / Specialist Support Workers

Employer
PACE - Play, Adventure and Community Enrichment
Location
Camden - Sessions will be delivered in the local community or trips out to other London locations.
Salary
£12.21 - £15.47 (depending on qualifications and nature of work)
Closing date
7 Jul 2022
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1:1 Keyworker/Specialist Support Workers

Contract duration: 1 year fixed-term contract (until 30th June 2023) 48 weeks per annum (39 weeks term-time + 9 weeks during school holidays)

Hours: 22hrs per week. Flexibility in terms of how many sessions per week you are able to commit to on a regular basis.

Hourly Rate: £12.21 - £15.47 (depending on qualifications and nature of work)

Reporting To: Specialist services senior Manager

Location: Camden - Sessions will be delivered in the local community or trips out to other London locations.

Training: Candidates will be given a full induction and relevant training.

Annual Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro rata.

Job Purpose and Context:

Upon joining PACE you will help to build the reputation of our young and rapidly expanding organisation by contributing to the delivery of truly inclusive services and striving for excellence. 

Your primary responsibilities will be supporting children and young people with;

Special educational needs and/or disability including learning disabilities

Social emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs

Neurodevelopmental conditions (e.g. Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD)

Behaviours of concern (challenging behaviour)

Who are:

  • Not engaging with / refusing school
  • Not accessing short breaks services
  • Attending an alternative curriculum
  • At risk of exclusion or placement breakdown

PACE aims to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and provide the opportunity for children, young people and families to gain a greater understanding and acceptance of each other. The post holder will work as directed by the Project Coordinator, delivering:

  • 1:1 support during school hours
  • 1:1 support After-school hours and Holidays
  • Small group work After-school hours and holidays
  • Parenting support group (1 post)

The Main Purpose of the Job:

To work in partnership with young people, CAHMS psychologists, schools and education services, parents, carers and other professionals to support and provide respite to parents and young people who are:

Not engaging with / refusing school, not accessing short breaks services, attending an alternative curriculum, at risk of exclusion or placement breakdown

  • To help young people to develop the skills and abilities which reduce the risk of placement breakdown and permanent exclusion.
  • Building positive relationships with young people, providing support advice and guidance to help them to address issues which affect their ability to engage within the school setting.

For more information, please download the full Job Description at the bottom of this page.

To apply, please send a completed application form to iola@paceforall.com or send by post to Iola McCarogher, PACE Head Office, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR. 

Closing Date: Thursday 7th July 2022

If you would like more information on this role, call 020 7183 5120 (Ext. 5). 

Please note this role requires an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and satisfactory references.

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