Work for MK SNAP

MK SNAP is a leading local charity based in Milton Keynes which provides education, life and work skills programmes for adults with learning disabilities.

Our mission is to deliver a leading programme of education, life skills, work preparation and opportunities to adults with learning difficulties, providing them with the skills they need to be the best they can be.

We hope that when you walk through the doors at MK SNAP and you will feel the energy, creativity and pride that is lighting up the lives of adults with learning disabilities.

Our experienced and intuitive staff are able to see the uniqueness and talents of each learner and build on these qualities to personalise a learning programme to inspire ambition, determination and independence.

Latest Vacancies

Learning Assistant 1:1 Support

Salary: FTE £17,146.20 FTE Contract: Fixed until October 2020 but with a view to extend

To assist in the planning, provision, development and delivery of activity sessions and work training skills sessions for learners requiring one to one support

 

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Main Objectives:

To be an integral member of a small flexible team ensuring that accessibility and wellbeing of the learners are met at all times.

Summary of Duties

Take part and work as part of a team to ensure that the daily sessions and activities run smoothly and meet the needs of the learners.

To plan or help to plan the education sessions, including the setting of goals and targets to help the learners to develop their talents and skills.

Ensure paperwork (session plans and schemes of work, risk assessments) relating to sessions is completed in a correct and timely manner. Ensure paperwork relating to sessions is completed in a correct and timely manner.

To assist in the development, implementation, monitoring and assessment of learners individual learning plans.

To assist in the identification of additional activities required for learners to enable progression, self-reliance, flexibility, confidence-building and improvement in life and social skills.

To comply with all MK SNAP policies and procedures. To raise aspirations, inspire and continually improve outcomes and quality in delivery

To ensure that all Health and Safety policies and procedures are carried out and adhered to.

To participate in the management team and performance review meetings. To develop, protect and enhance the MK SNAP brand.

Closing Date: 1st October 2019 Interview Date week beginning Monday 7th August 2019

Blu – MK SNAP DRAGON

About the opportunity

We are looking for confident and enthusiastic individuals to wear our loveable mascot costume and entertain children (and adults!) at our fundraising and awareness events. You will bring Blu the SNAP Dragon to life, making sure as many people as possible know about the work we are doing at MK SNAP!

 

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Activities include:

Dressing up as Blu (costume and support provided)

Waving to children, shaking hands and interacting with people in our community including children and young people

Posing for photos Handing out flags, stickers and other promotional material

Taking part in bucket collections

Attending centre and cafe openings, festivals, schools and fundraising events as required Participating in Mascot events such as Mascot race and Mascot Olympics.

Skills and Experience Fun and outgoing personality Enjoy meeting new people and be friendly and approachable

Good at using own initiative you plenty of notice about upcoming opportunities and will not expect you to be available for all of them.

We know that mascot costumes can be very warm so you will only be expected to wear them for short periods of time at each event. Appearances could be across the MK region!

Extra SNAP Club Leader

Salary: £10 P/H 1 year fixed until September 2020

Overall Objective:

To lead in the planning and delivery of activity sessions for Extra SNAP sessions based at the purpose built centre in Walnut Tree. Extra SNAP is a new pilot programme providing extra time sessions for adults with a range of learning disabilities through Breakfast and After SNAP clubs three days per week and include fun social activities and refreshments.

 

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Main Objectives:

  • Key holder responsibilities  ensure that the building is locked and unlocked safely at opening times and closing down
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety summary of Duties
    • Organise and work with the EXTRA SNAP Assistant as part of a team to ensure that the daily sessions and activities start on time, run smoothly and meet the needs of the learners.
    • Ensure paperwork, including risk assessments and registers, relating to sessions are completed in a correct and timely manner.
    • To assist in the identification of additional activities required for learners to enable progression, self-reliance, flexibility, confidence-building and improvement in life and social skills.
    • To comply with all MK Snap policies and procedures.
    • Be prepared to attend any training courses/events as deemed necessary by the Head of Learner Services.

    policies and procedures are carried out and adhered to.

  • To raise aspirations, inspire and continually improve outcomes and quality in delivery.
  • To participate in team and performance review meetings.
  • To deputise where required and act as an outstanding ambassador for the organisation
  • To carry out any other duties as required which are commensurate with the level of the post.

Closing Date: 18th October 2019 Interview Date week beginning Monday 4th November 2019

If you are interested in a career with MK SNAP please review the Full Job Description / Person Specification and complete our Application Form

MK Snap, 20 Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes, MK7 7DE

Extra SNAP Club Assistant

Salary: £8.21 per hour (minimum wage based on age 25 and over) Contract: 1 year fixed until September 2020

Overall Objective:

To assist in the planning and delivery of activity sessions for Extra SNAP sessions based at the purpose built centre in Walnut Tree.

Extra SNAP is a new pilot programme providing extra time sessions for adults with a range of learning disabilities through Breakfast and After SNAP clubs three days per week and include fun social activities and refreshments.

 

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Main Objectives:

To safely and effectively assist in the delivery of extra activity sessions across three days each week for a group of adults with a range of learning and physical disabilities

Summary of Duties

  • Support and work with the Extra SNAP Club Leader as part of a team to ensure that the daily sessions and activities start on time, run smoothly and meet the needs of the learners.
  • Assist the leader in ensure paperwork, including risk assessments and registers, relating to sessions are completed in a correct and timely manner.
  • To assist in the identification of additional activities required for learners to enable progression, self-reliance, flexibility, confidence-building and improvement in life and social skills.
  • To comply with all MK Snap policies and procedures.
  • Be prepared to attend any training courses/events as deemed necessary by the Head of Learner Services.
  • To ensure that all Health and Safety policies and procedures are carried out and adhered to.
  • To raise aspirations, inspire and continually improve outcomes and quality in delivery
  • To participate in team and performance review meetings.
  • To develop, protect and enhance the MK SNAP brand.
  • To deputise where required and act as an outstanding ambassador for the organisation
  • To carry out any other duties as required which are commensurate with the level of the post.

Closing Date: 18th October 2019 Interview Date week beginning Monday 4th November 2019

If you are interested in a career with MK SNAP please review the Full Job Description/ Person Specification and complete our Application Form

MK Snap, 20 Bourton Low, Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes, MK7 7DE