Sessional Support Workers for ASD Clubs/Social Groups

Mission Statement

Together with people who have experienced mental health problems we provide quality services and support that reduce stigma and promote positive mental health and wellbeing. 

Job Details
Job Title Sessional Support Workers for ASD Clubs/Social Groups
Location: Coventry, Nuneaton,  Rugby and Leamington Spa
Salary: £9.36 per hour
Hours: Sessional
Purpose of the job:

To work with children and young people between the ages of 7 and 19 years to deliver social based group support.

Sessions to be covered:

Monday 4pm – 7:15pm, Cooper’s Lodge, Coventry

Monday 5pm – 6:45pm, Wellington Gardens, Coventry

Tuesday 6pm -7:15pm, Cooper’s Lodge

Wednesday 4pm – 7pm, Stockingford Community Centre, Nuneaton

Wednesday 5pm – 6:45pm, Wellington Gardens, Coventry Wednesday 4pm – 5:30pm (to be extended to 7pm) Cromwell Road, Rugby

Friday 4pm – 7pm, Lillington Community Centre, Leamington Spa

Essential Criteria:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience of working with children and young people with ASD and their families.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience of working in a mental health setting.
  • Up to date knowledge of mental health, specifically in relation to the difficulties that may present in children and young people with ASD.
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent.
  • Excellent team working skills and ability to work well as part of a diverse and dispersed team.
  • An ability to effectively engage with children, young people and their families.
  • Working knowledge of child and adult safeguarding reporting processes.
  • Ability to work evenings and occasional weekends where necessary.

Closing date:  12 noon – 13 December 2019

For an application form and full job description please use the links below.

Please see the Job Description for this role.  If you are interested in this post, please read the Guidance Notes before completing the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

Please note: Only successful applicants will be notified.

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly under-represented groups and people with lived experience of mental health issues.

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind is a leading mental health service provider and an equal opportunities employer.