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Manager – Adult Leisure Services




North Walsham


Full Time

About With Friends

Closing Date: 10/04/17

About with Friends is a Cromer based charity working with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, who may also have physical or sensory disabilities and challenging behaviours.

Through our programme of social activities, respite holidays, supported living and work skills service, we offer our members the chance to live the lives they choose.

Due to an internal move we are looking for an experienced manager for our Adult Leisure Service.

The successful candidate will manage and continue to develop our leisure service for adults and young people with learning disabilities. You will be expected organise, in liaison with members, a range of high quality social activities and holidays. The activities will support our members in enjoying a great variety of leisure, development and health opportunities, in making friendships and being an active part of the community.

You will manage the development of our Transition Service for young people 18-25 with a variety of needs.

You will be responsible for planning and co-ordinating all activity sessions and trips that are based around our members request and all financial records associated with the activity, as well as managing staff and volunteers who are regularly involved in this work.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years professional experience of working with adults with a learning disability, strong organisational and planning skills, excellent communication skills and able to communicate with other professionals, parents and carers, experience of managing staff and operating within set budgets.

In return we offer the chance to work in a professional, fun team environment, a negotiable salary ranging from £21,528 – £28,470 dependant on experience, 28 days holiday, pension scheme and on ongoing professional training.

Please visit our website www.aboutwithfriends.co.uk for an application form.

Closing date for applications is Monday 10th April 2017.