Disability Play / Youth Leader (School Holidays) | Across Surrey & West Sussex

Are you passionate about working with children with disabilities?

Able to run inclusive fun sessions for children aged 5-12?

Want to make a difference to children’s and families lives?

Job purpose: YMCA East Surrey is looking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual to deliver stimulating and exciting short breaks services for children and young people with complex needs and disabilities during school holidays. Short breaks services provide children with disabilities enjoyable experiences away from their primary carers, which contributes to their personal and social development and reduces social isolation.

Hours of work: School Holidays - Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 (40 hours per week) during 2 weeks at Easter and 3 weeks in Summer (Crawley playscheme and Epsom & Ewell play and youth schemes) Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00 (40 hours per week) during 12 weeks of holidays (Reigate playscheme only)

Location: Posts available at: Reigate: Sovereign Centre, Epsom & Ewell: Linden Bridge School, Worcester Park, Crawley: Manor Green School. Please specify your desired location in your application form.

Salary / pay rate: £12.63 per hour.

Annual leave: 4 weeks pro rata plus bank holidays. This will be discussed at interview. Holidays increase after 2 years’ service to a maximum of 5 weeks’ pro-rata after 6 years’ service.

Benefits: Free use of the YMCA Fitness Centre in Redhill incl. gym and fitness classes Half price YMCA childcare for dependents. Fantastic training opportunities Free onsite parking YMCA Bike to Work Scheme benefits

Closing date & interviews: Applications will be assessed on receipt and the position will close when all posts are filled.


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YMCA East Surrey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.