Job description

Company description

The Speech Langauge Communication Company (SLCO), is a Scotland wide charity. Our primary aim is to address speech, language and communication needs for children and young people up to the age of 21.

Job description

SLCo is extending its services for young people and families in the Dundee area. Weekly activities are a blend of physical and online interface promoting access to fun, friendship, social opportunities and improved wellbeing, designed to support young people aged 6 – 21 who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to speech, language and communication barriers. Clubs and activities run several nights a week and at weekends.

*subject to PVG registration

JOB TITLE: Club Assistant

LOCATION: East Dunbartonshire, Glasgow – venue tbc

SALARY: £ 9.55+ per hour depending on age and experience; 4 – 8 hrs weekly, variable

START DATE: asap

You will be a confident, self starter who will support the club leader to plan a range of activities and support and empower young people; working alongside volunteers.

  • To assist in running a programme of activities.
  • To work within physical spaces and online digital platforms
  • Help to plan a timetable of activities and events
  • Undergo specialist training where appropriate
  • Supervise young people and manage break out activities
  • To work with other colleagues across the organisation to ensure consistent high standards
  • To provide effective support for young people with a range of needs supporting a range of stimulating activities
  • T_o lead activities designed to encourage the personal and social development of the young people involved and to develop relevant skills and awareness_
  • To participate and lead activities which support fun, promote peer support, personal skills and confidence building
  • Comply with all systems and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with Child & Adult Protection policies and follow relevant health & safety procedures

Essential Skills:

  • Experience or interest in working with children and young people with SLCN and ASN and their parents and carers
  • Proficient and confident in use of digital technology
  • Fun, friendly, approachable, promote the rights of children
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience of user-led, person centred approaches.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of speech and language impairments
  • Working knowledge of ASN/SLCN and UNCRC
  • Experience of involvement of working in or running activities / groups
  • Working knowledge of peer support principles
  • Grasp of equal opportunities and disabilities agenda

Application deadline: 21/02/2022

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From £9.55 per hour

Reference ID: YCA_ED_JAN22

Part-time hours: 04-08 per week

Application deadline: 21/02/2022

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.55 per hour