Ambassador Club Coordinator, Wales

Salary - £18,000 Pro Rata, 2 days per week

Location - North Wales, Home Based

Hours per week - 15

Contract Type - Fixed term until July 2020 

Whizz-Kidz is a national charity working hard to transform the lives of young disabled people across the UK, supporting them to become confident and independent young adults.

With thanks to Big Lottery Funding through the People & Places grant, we are looking to recruit an Ambassador Club Coordinator to develop and lead a network of services in North Wales.  Working as part of our national young people’s team, you will deliver community based Clubs and services, deliver our wheelchair and life skills training programmes, and facilitate work placements for young wheelchair users with a range of employers across the UK. 

Whizz-Kidz in the Lead will support young people in Wales to become more engaged within their community, encouraging them to be confident and safe within their wheelchairs and improving independence and self-esteem. Personalised work skills training and work placements will allow young people to transition into adulthood and families will be supported along the way through parent’s networks and steering groups.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Services Delivery Manager with the coordination of six regional clubs in Wales and developing content and partnerships for delivery. You will have experience of writing risk assessments for youth based activities and working with families to agree content and structure for clubs and services. 

Please click here for a full Job Description and Person Specification in English, or here for a full Job  Description and Person Specification in Welsh. 

The Hiring Manager for this role is Jo Fashan, Head  of Services South & Engineering. E mail - j.fashan@whizz-kidz.org.uk or 07795 109573. 

To apply for this post please submit a copy of your current CV together with a Covering Letter describing why you feel you are suitable for this role to Jobs@whizz-kidz.org.uk. The closing date for this post is 22nd December 2017. Interviews will be held on 4th January 2018 in North Wales. 

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