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Whizz-Kidz Trainer / Facilitator

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 1st March 2019

  • Advertised from 19th February 2019
  • Salary: Hourly & Daily rates up to a maximum of £150 per day Contract Type: Zero Hours - as needed


Who are we looking for?

Are you passionate about creating a better future for disabled children? Are you a natural leader who thrives on developing young people and ensuring they can participate and drive their own lives? Then join us in this key role of Trainer /Facilitator.

Whizz-Kidz is a national children’s charity with a mission to transform the lives of disabled children and young people. We work to change these young lives by providing the vital equipment, support and life skills they need. At Whizz-Kidz, we believe that every young disabled person has the right to a fun and active childhood, and the chance to develop their full potential in life. We give them opportunities to build friendships and have fun, and training to help them gain skills to achieve independence and look forward to a bright future.

As an ad hoc Trainer / Facilitator, you will have direct experience of working with disabled young people and you will work collaboratively with the Care & Services Delivery Manager and the Club Co-ordinator in Scotland to deliver our clubs and wheelchair skills training.

Your challenge: In a nutshell, we want you to bring Whizz-Kidz’ innovative and life-changing services to many more young people through our Clubs and potentially Wheelchair Skills Training. You’ll take the lead and facilitate these innovative youth clubs and training sessions – ensuring that young disabled people are empowered with the confidence to enjoy a full childhood. You will have a methodical and young person-centred approach to removing barriers so that youngsters can participate fully in a programme. You will have experience of conducting accessibility audits and risk assessments, and will undertake face-to-face briefings and deliver wheelchair skills training sessions (training will be provided).

Hours: As needed, discussed with local Care & Services Delivery Manager. As a guide, Clubs take place once a month on Saturdays. It is expected that the post holder would facilitate one club per month, a minimum of nine times a year. There will also be the possibility of extra days training on weekdays and/or weekends delivering Whizz-Kidz Wheelchair Training Skills sessions

Application notes

For further information please click here for the job description or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Jo Rhodes-Jiao / 07780 996810).

To apply for this role, please submit a copy of your current CV together with a covering letter describing why you feel you are suitable for this role to, alternatively please call 020 7233 6600 if you would like copies of the Job Description and Person Specification posted or e mailed to you.

No Recruitment Agencies Please.

Closing Date: Friday 1st March

Location for interview: TBC

Please note; only candidates successful in obtaining an interview will be contacted.

Committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment.

Whizz-Kidz is the working name of The Movement for Non-Mobile Children (Whizz-Kidz). Registered charity No. 802872. Company registered in England and Wales No. 2444520. Charity registered in Scotland No. SC042607