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Special Needs Playleader

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
08/02/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
£8.74 per hour
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
Vacancy ID:
183918
Employment Location:
Stockton-On-tees
Post Number:
009793
Closing date:
24 Feb
Further Information

Benefits & Grade:
Grade C
You will receive holiday pay on all hours worked, which equates to 10.74% of the basic hourly rate. Therefore OASIS play scheme employees will not be permitted to take time off during their employment.

Contract Details:
10 posts, Casual - to work during Summer, Christmas and Easter holiday programmes

Contract Hours:
Up to 30 hours a week, Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm


OASIS provides after school and Day Care for children and young people with a severe learning disability/Complex Need. We are part of Stockton Borough Council's Children, Education and Social Care Department. During the Easter, summer and Christmas school holidays we provide a holiday programme so the young people can participate in social and leisure activities. During these holidays we work from a number of venues and require additional staff to support the young people so we are looking to recruit 10 play leaders who are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to providing a high standard of care and support to these young people.

You will work within a team of Special Needs Play Leaders to assist in the planning, organising and delivery of a wide variety of social and leisure activities for children with Severe Complex needs/Severe learning disability/Autism, in conjunction with the Oasis Co-ordinators.

Experience of supervising children with severe learning disability is essential. Experience of providing 1:1 support for children & young people with severe learning disability/challenging behaviour is desirable.

In line with the responsibilities and requirements of the respective post, all Oasis playscheme employees must have awareness of and adhere to the Council's financial, legal and administrative procedures and relevant codes of practice and legislation relating to childcare/play.

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

Interview Date: 05/03/2019

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Susan Scott, Unit Manager, on 01642 766579.

The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.