JOB VACANCY: Yellow Submarine – Activity Managers

Role summary: Our award-winning Oxfordshire charity is growing and we have an opportunity for new full-time team members to join us in an entry level management role (est. salary: £18.5 to 20.5K) If you want to make a difference and see first-hand your impact, this is the job for you. We will invest a large amount of time and resources into the successful candidate.

Roles will include being responsible for the welfare and safeguarding of groups of vulnerable young people and adults, managing sessional staff and volunteers and some time away on residentials. Candidates will be required to complete a DBS check.

Job location (usual place of work): Oxfordshire (West & City Centre)

Pay rate: £18,500-£20,5000

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Activity Managers

Applications close on date: 29/01/2018

Hours are: Full time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: This is a full time role, initially on a one year contract. We plan to invest a lot of time, training and energy into the successful candidates. Our expectation would be to offer a full time contract at the end of the year, subject to performance.

Within the year you would get the opportunity to work on a variety of our projects:

– Residential Holidays
– Young People’s Social Clubs
– Deliver Enterprise & Work Based Training
– Young Peoples’s Holiday Programme
– Project Administration & Charity Management

During the year will receive training as appropriate and be expected to:

• Respond to safeguarding concerns appropriately
• Work countywide, with responsibility for one region
• Manage and ensure the safety of groups of up to 25 young people
• Drive a minibus on day trips and residential holidays
• Design and deliver sessions
• Liaise with parents, carers and professionals
• Budget and organise trips and holidays
• Maintain accurate records
• Deliver personal care; administer medication; respond to first aid needs – as necessary
• Uphold our ‘Equal Opportunities’ policy

Person specification
We recognise our organisation is only as good as the people who work for us – first and foremost we are looking for people with the right characteristics:
 Genuinely relish the activities we offer and have a sense of fun that is contagious!
 Enjoy spending time with young people and adults of all backgrounds
 Able to both command respect and to inspire the people we support
 Recognise the need to be organised and responsible
 Confidence to manage and lead
 Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal
 Inspire trust
 Safely manage a group with sole responsibility

To apply, please contact: Applications close on Monday 29th January at 5.00pm
Start date: ASAP

If you have any questions, please contact Kate Sankey / 01865 236119