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Family Support Group Leader- Norwich

  • Volunteer
  • Anywhere

Job Description:

Nature of the role:

To assist the Group supervisor in facilitating the Family group.

Key responsibilities:

• Interact with and welcome new families and participants

• Carry out activities with the participants

• Aid in the set up and tidying up of each group

• To ensure that everyone complies with the code of conduct

• Complete relevant paperwork as requested i.e. accident forms/ registration forms

• Aid in the preparation of refreshments

Training Description:

All volunteers are offered continued professional development with no time frames on expected volunteer length.

While some training is optional there are some requirements, we as a Charity that you undertake. All training is provided by to our volunteers free of charge.

Description of Training:

C=Compulsory Training O=Optional

• Understanding Autism e-learning course (C)

• Safeguarding Children and Young People (C)

• Further professional development as it becomes available

If there is a course you wish to do, we will do our best to accommodate this for you.

Person Specification:

Skills required:

• Communication skills (essential)

• Time management skills (essential)

• The ability to work independently (essential)

• Basic English Skills both verbal and written (Essential)

Qualifications required:

• No formal Qualifications are required

Personal qualities required:

• A helpful and friendly approach (Essential)

• A caring nature (Essential)

• A good sense of humor (Essential)

• Dedicated and committed. (Essential)

• The ability to be honest where required (Essential)

Experience:

• A family member/spouse or child with ASD or neurodevelopmental disorder (Desirable)

• Experience with dealing with people face to face (Desirable)

Additional requirements:

• A DBS to be applied for under ASD Helping Hands, if you have one from another organisation this will be used in the interim (please note any issues with completing a DBS contact us directly to discuss)

To apply for this job email your details to asdhelpinghands@gmail.com.