Monday, February 2, 2015

Konnections Manager

Konnections is Kerith's respite facility for children with disabilities & additional needs. Anja Davies, our current Konnections Manager, is stepping down from the role so we are in the process of looking for a new manager for Konnections.

I've included the outline job description below. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in applying then please email Lydia Harris-Lane, who oversees all of our work as a community with children and families, for more information and an application pack.

This is a key role for us to fill, so let's all be praying for the right person to come forward.




Konnections Mananger

This is a paid position working 3 to 4 days a week, with some working on Saturdays required.

The role is to manage the Konnections Saturday and holiday short break projects, which includes the following day to day duties:

  • Staffing of the projects
  • Training (where necessary) Project Leaders for the projects
  • Liaising with the Project Leaders
  • Ensuring all safeguarding protocols are in place
  • Support processes that promote the good running of Konnections (Finance, training, admin etc.)
  • Undertaking risk assessments for young people, activities and rooms
  • Liaising and consulting with the council and other professionals ,and writing reports when necessary
  • Providing support to parents and families
The essential qualifications necessary are Level 3 Qualification or above in these areas:
  • Early Years
  • Health and Social Care
  • Children and Young People
  • Play work/therapy
We are looking for somebody with strong leadership skills, and good organisation ability, as well as an ability to be flexible, strong administration skills and be people focused. The ideal candidate would be somebody that can be calm under all circumstances and who is able to demonstrate empathy and commitment.

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