Post 16 Support Worker (Bristol)
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people who have Down Syndrome?
Would you like to work directly with young people 16 to 25 who have Down Syndrome?
Will you be the person to join our Bristol team?
Job Title: Post 16 Support Worker (Bristol)
Hours: 16 Hours per week
Salary: £12,075 pro annum (£14.51 per hour)
Contract Type: 2.5 years minimum
Closing Date: Thursday 9th June 2022
Interview Date: Friday 17th June
Interview Location: The Park Centre, Knowle, Bristol
Ups and Downs Southwest is a Down Syndrome Support charity working with children, families, and professionals across the Southwest. We carry out direct family support work and offer training packages to professionals from the health, education, and social care sectors. With over 25 years’ experience, we are the ‘go to’ service for all families, professionals and all those involved in the care and education of children and young people who have Down Syndrome.
The Post 16 Support Worker will work directly with young people aged 16 to 25, across Bristol, who have Down Syndrome. Focusing on their further education pathway choices, they will support the young person to explore all their options, rights and wishes. In addition, the post holder will work with the young person’s parents/carers and educational settings to help secure a safe, meaningful, and inclusive further education experience.
The post holder will join us at a very exciting time as we move to expand our full offer to this age group to help us to fully understand the current opportunities and challenges faced by Post 16 young people who have Down Syndrome.
The successful applicant will be joining the small but busy team based at The Park Centre, Knowle, Bristol. This new build is a vibrant, energetic community hub with many likeminded organisations on site.
The successful applicant will be expected to travel in and around Bristol and on occasion to our main office in Somerset. Full travel expenses paid.
For any general queries contact Ann Marie-Bell, Administrator, on email@example.com or telephone: 01174325050
Please complete the short form below to download the full application pack which includes the application form, job description, person specification and monitoring form.
Closing date for applications is midnight on 9th June 2022