Buddy Up Sessional Worker

Job Title: Buddy Up Sessional Worker                       
Hourly Rate: £10.90
Location: Borough wide
Hours: Sessional (approximately 4 – 8 hours per week)
Accountable to: Buddy Up Co-ordinator       

Benefits include: 26 days annual leave (29 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holidays (pro rata), Company pension scheme with contributions of 6%., 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance of 2 x annual salary and Income protection scheme.

Job Purpose: To support the delivery of social activities for young people with additional needs and disabilities in accordance with the policies of Sefton CVS and at the request of the Buddy Up Coordinator.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support the Buddy Up Coordinator and Support Officer in the set up of any activity in a community centre or at alternative location in the community.
  • To supervise and support participants and volunteers during social activities to ensure their safety at all times.
  • To lead on games and activities which engage service users and volunteers with the aim of reducing social isolation, increasing confidence and building independence skills.
  • To ensure that all participants leave activities via the pre arranged method of transport or with a responsible adult safely.
  • To support the Buddy Up Coordinator and Support Officer in clearing up the end of social activities.
  • To debrief after each session with the Buddy Up Coordinator and/or Support Officer and report any concerns.
  • To follow Sefton CVS Safeguarding policy and procedure when necessary

Job Pack (Downloads)

Job Description & Person Specification
Application Form
Guidance Notes
Diversity Monitoring Form
Criminal Convictions Declaration

Open applications with interviews arranged upon applying.

All completed applications and any enquiries to be sent to recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk