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The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers aged 5-12, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn. At our two beautiful residential sites, children are able to choose from a range of ways to spend their break: swimming in our pool, playing on our adventure playground, riding bikes, visiting pets corner or baking special treats are just some of the ways in which these children can play, have fun, and make happy memories.

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it, and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.


 

Educational Break Team Leader

Hampshire | Fixed term contract (6 months)

 

We are looking for a Team Leader to support disadvantaged children between the ages of 5 and 12 on overnight educational breaks.

We’re looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who can provide guidance and set standards for a friendly team of residential playworkers and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must.

The educational breaks combine the fun elements provided through our current respite breaks with activities ranging from swimming in our onsite pool, riding bikes and go karts, trampolining, building dens in the forest, looking after the Honeypot pets, arts and crafts, pyjama parties, bedtime stories, and trips to the beach. Alongside ensuring that the children achieve the Stepping Stones qualification linked to the social and emotional aspects of leaning, enrichment and personal skills development, delivered in a supportive and nurturing setting.

The role will be based at our respite home, Honeypot House, situated in the beautiful countryside in the New Forest.

You must have experience of working with children in a group environment, a childcare, education or social work qualification and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

We are recruiting this role initially on a fixed term contract of 6 months, although there may be an opportunity for a permanent contract early next year. Hours will mainly be worked during term time weekdays.

See full job description for further details.

 

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to

recruitment@honeypot.org.uk | Closing date 30/08/2019

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.


Educational Residential Worker (Bank staff)

Hampshire | Bank staff

 

The Honeypot Children’s Charity is looking for Educational Residential Workers to support young carers and disadvantaged children between the ages of 5 and 12 on overnight educational breaks in the New Forest, Hampshire.

We’re looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who works well in a friendly team, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must.

The educational breaks combine the fun elements provided through our current respite breaks with activities ranging from swimming in our onsite pool, riding bikes and go karts, trampolining, building dens in the forest, looking after the Honeypot pets, arts and crafts, pyjama parties, bedtime stories, and trips to the beach. Alongside ensuring that the children achieve the Stepping Stones qualification linked to the social and emotional aspects of leaning, enrichment and personal skills development, delivered in a supportive and nurturing setting.

You must have experience of working with children in a group environment, a childcare, education or social work qualification and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

We are recruiting this role on a bank staff basis initially. Hours will be worked during term time weekdays.

See full job description for further details.

 

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to

recruitment@honeypot.org.uk. | Closing date: 30/08/2019