ACTIVITY LEADER

Hours: 35 per week

Rate of Pay: £8.33 - £9.50 per hour (dependant on age and experience)

Supervisor: Transitions Officer

Place of work: The DASH Hub, 1 Crown Walk, The Pavilions Shopping Centre, Uxbridge, UB8 1GX

Contacts – Internal: DASH Trustees, staff and volunteers

Contacts – External: Care agencies, funding bodies, other local charities 

Key Tasks

To provide high quality sport and recreational activities for people with a disability

To promote independence and enable disabled people to have access to information so that they can make independent choices about activities they take part in.

To ensure that the needs and wishes of service users are taken into account while in the DASH Hub and empower them to articulate their needs and preferences.

Encourage and assist service users to have awareness of their health and well-being.

To maintain up to date knowledge of safeguarding procedures.

To ensure safe environment for staff, services users and volunteers is maintained at the Hub at all times.

To escalate any concerns for individual service users via the appropriate channels, both internal and external.

Provide support to individuals to ensure they can take part in all activities. Including adapting sessions to suit all involved.

To ensure all service users complete client registration form.

To complete register and take payments from service users.

To keep up to date, GDPR compliant records on database, ensuring the confidentiality of those records.

To keep up to date with other local services that may be useful to signpost service users to.

Representing the organisation in relevant forums.

To attend training and being subject to supervision and appraisal.

To attend staff meetings and other staff events.

All staff are expected to work in a flexible way in order to meet the needs of our clients.

Some sessions may be held out of normal hours and may involve travel away from the local area.

Training can be provided where needed.

To apply please send a completed application form to info@dash.org.uk or post to DASH, Wood End Centre, Judge Heath Lane, Hayes, UB3 2PB

Activity Leader Job Description

Activity Leader Personal Specification

Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Information

Guidance Notes on Completing The Application Form

 

TRUSTEE VACANCIES
(VOLUNTARY POSITIONS)

We are currently looking to recruit Trustees with the following skills and knowledge:


Personal experience of disability


Experience of fundraising for, or in, a third sector organisation.


Financial management


Human resources


Strategic Planning and organisational development.


Charity law.


Knowledge and experience of marketing or public relations in the third sector.


Information Technology



Our Trustees have the ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of DASH, and ensuring that the organisation is solvent, well-run and delivers its charitable outcomes for the benefit of disabled people in Hillingdon. 


Previous Board/Trustee experience is not necessary and we recognise the benefits of a diverse Trustee Board. We are committed to eliminating discrimination on the basis of gender, age, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality or social class and therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Trustees currently commit to attending monthly meetings of approx. an hour and a half (held remotely at present).


If you meet one or more of the criteria listed above and would be interested in giving your time please contact:

Vanessa Bonner, Chief Officer on 0208 848 8319 or vanessa@dash.org.uk for further information.

 
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