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Casual Life Skills and Independence Assistant

Posted: 09/04/2021

Salary: £8.29 per hour for under 21 years of age, £8.52 per hour for 21 - 22 years of age, £9.08 per hour for over 23 years of age

Job Reference: AT109

helping you to live your best life

Active Tameside is a registered charity. We’re here to inspire the people of Tameside into living healthier, happier and more active lives.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and energetic Casual Life Skills and Independence Assistants to become part of our Everybody Can service, promoting life skills and independence through various projects and developing children, young people and adults holistically.

The role holders will be assisting the Life Skills and Independence Coaches in the support of children, young people and adults with additional needs who can display challenging and extreme behaviors due to social, emotional and learning needs.

Working with some of the most challenging children, young people and adults in the borough from various backgrounds including disability and those with severe autism, looked after children, social isolation, behavioural needs, we will expect this person to assist with a person centered approach, looking at the holistic development of complex individuals while providing an inspiring experience that engages all.

You will need to be organised, have great communication skills and make sure health and safety guidance is adhered to.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to play a major role in the provision of an excellent service. Ongoing training and development will be provided.

Active Tameside is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and it is expected that all applicants will share this commitment. DBS checks will be carried out on successful candidates subject to post requirement.

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