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Young Carers Sessional Worker

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£10.47 per hour
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Term Time
5 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/10/2018 at 00:55 AM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest 0-18 Early Help service is recruiting a Sessional Worker to support the Young Carers club delivery team.

The project offers a number of respite activities and opportunities for Young Carers and their families. This includes regular club sessions, offsite activities, residential trips, workshops, accredited learning and development opportunities.

The sessional worker will be required to support the club delivery team and the youth worker in charge. This will include assisting in collecting young carers from their homes and returning them to their homes after a session has been facilitated (transport and driver provided). The sessional worker will be required to deliver sessions, supervise young carers, prepare light snacks and refreshments and lead groups. They will be required to support the youth worker in charge as and when required.

Additional work and hours may be available during term holidays and summer holidays.

This is a great opportunity to join Waltham Forest as the borough has been awarded the “Borough of Culture for 2019” and is the first London Borough to achieve this prestigious award.

We are looking for people who have passion and drive to support children and young people, and more specifically Young Carers in Waltham Forest.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role/ opportunity, than please contact Saddique Ahmed on 0208 496 1521.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council