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Care Attendant - All Stars Activity Scheme - (Full-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1379900 
Date notified: 13/06/2018 
Job location: Gilford Community Centre 
Salary: SCP 11 £8.81 per hour 
Hours: 30 
Worktime: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm 
Closing date: 19/06/2018 
Employer: Armagh City, Banbridge, Craigavon BC 
Business: Local Government 
Address: Civic Building 
  Downshire Road 
  Banbridge 
Postcode: BT32 3JY 
Telephone: 028 40660608 
Email: brenda.snowden@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk 

Job Duties:

The post holders will be required to assist with the co-ordination and organisation of the programme of activities and care for the young people attending the Scheme. This will include attending to the young people's personal needs and ensuring their safety and wellbeing whilst adhering to Council policies and procedures.
Administer medication in accordance with Trust guidelines and the Medication log.
Keep the Leader informed of medical considerations/difficulties of each person, accidents and other incidents.
Accompany young people during the Scheme on private transport as required.
Any other relevant duties that may be required to fulfil the overall purpose and function of the post.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential Criteria:
Currently undertaking or have completed: Teacher training or other relevant third level qualification eg. sports, leisure, arts, youth work
OR
NVQ level 2 or equivalent in a relevant subject eg. Childcare, Teaching / Classroom Assistant;
Experience of working with young people between the ages of 7-17 years;
Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
Ability to assist with co-ordination and organisation of the programme.

Desirable Criteria:
Experience of working with people with a disability including toileting and changing;
Experience of working on an activity programme for young people and for young people with a disability;
Ability to work within established procedures and guidelines;
Customer focused;
High level of commitment towards the job.

Application Method:

Applications available from Banbridge Jobs & Benefits office on 0300 200 7822, the Council on 028 406 60608 quoting Job ref: 2018/0253 or online at www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk. Return form to the Council's Banbridge Office by 4pm on 19/06/18.

If you are unemployed your local Jobs & Benefits Office can provide you with additional support. For assistance with your job interview visit Getting Started.

Other Information:

Applicants must be available for the entire duration of the training and the Scheme:-
Training : 24 July 18 - 27 July 18 (inclusive)
AND
Scheme weeks:
30 July 18 - 17 August 18 inclusive (excluding Saturdays and Sundays)
If you are unemployed you may get help with travel costs. Ask about the Travel to Interview Scheme.
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