Outreach Conductor at Paces School

23/09/20

Paces School for Conductive Education is seeking to appoint a committed and inspirational individual to take on the role of Outreach Conductor.

Paces School for Conductive Education is seeking to appoint a committed and inspirational individual to take on the role of Outreach Conductor.

Paces Sheffield is a specialist centre and charity for children and adults with neurological conditions. Paces delivers programmes of support that aim to help individuals obtain the greatest level of independence through a range of supportive measures.

Paces School uses Conductive Education and provides a holistic educational approach which covers all of the main developmental domains. School programmes are embedded through the Conductive Education framework to improve the lives of children and enable them to use the skills learned to live as independent a life as possible.

Paces School is growing at a rapid rate and so the appointed person will need to be able to adapt to a changing environment and handle pressure well.

We are seeking a Conductor to work within our Outreach provision, with the potential to support our expanding school and adult provision.

Paces School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job description

Title: Outreach Conductor

Location: South Yorkshire, UK

Reporting to: The Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher

Salary: £24,933 – £35,840 depending on experience

Benefits: A relocation package may be available

Probationary Period: Three months

Days & Hours: 37.5 hours per week; 39 weeks per year. There may be the requirement for some flexible working with regards to some weekend provision.

Type: Full Time post

To apply: For further information with regards to the role, please email our Kelly.broughton@pacessheffield.org.uk
Please email completed applications to: Info@pacessheffield.org.uk

Download the Job Desciption here

Download the Application Form here

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 9th October 2020
Interviews to be held: Monday 19th October 2020

Fundraising – Community and Events Fundraiser

18/08/20

Paces is seeking an ambitious and passionate Community and Events Officer to raise funds from a range of sources within the local community and to lead on planning events.

Paces is a specialist centre, School and Charity all rolled into one! We support children and adults living with neurological conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, MS, Parkinson’s and Brain Injury. We believe that everyone has the right to achieve their true potential; we believe in ability, not disability! As well as offering a special needs education for children aged 3-18 years, we also provide a method of support called Conductive Education, which teaches our children and adults to achieve the greatest level of independence. We teach life-changing skills such as sitting, standing, walking, speaking, communication and self-care.

We also deliver an Adult Sessional Programme, where we support those living with the effects of a Stroke, MS, Parkinson’s and Brain Injury. In these sessions, we re-teach the skills which have been lost due to their illness.

The core focus of the post is to be responsible for devising, developing and implementing a successful programme of fundraising to an agreed annual target, including: supporting community groups, helping people to achieve their fundraising ambitions, helping to raise awareness of Paces, helping people to plan their own fundraising events, delivering on Paces current events and planning a calendar of new events. You will be required to develop, manage and promote fundraising events whilst working to achieve monthly fundraising income. The post holder will be required to work across all aspects of events and challenge fundraising, working with individual fundraisers as well as organising large mass participation events. You will be an intrinsic part of the Paces Fundraising Team who will work closely with the Head of Fundraising and Corporate Partnerships Manager. You will also be responsible for developing and managing a bank of volunteers who can support Paces at fundraising and PR events. This is a wonderful and unique opportunity to join the Charity at a hugely exciting time in its development.

Paces School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job description

Title: Fundraising – Community and Events Fundraiser

Location: South Yorkshire, UK

Reporting to: Head of Fundraising

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 Depending on Experience

Benefits: Workplace Pension, Westfield Health enrolment

Probationary Period: Three months

Days & Hours: 21 to 37.5 hours per week

Type: Part Time or Full Time post (21 to 37.5 hours p.w.)

To apply: For further information with regards to the role, please email our Head of Fundraising juie.booth@pacessheffield.org.uk
Please email completed applications to: Info@pacessheffield.org.uk

Download the Job Desciption here

Download the Application Form here

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Friday 28th August 2020
Interviews to be held: Thursday 17th September 2020

Outreach-Conductor at Paces School for Conductive Education

29/06/20

Paces School for Conductive Education is seeking to appoint a committed and inspirational individual to take on the role of Outreach Conductor.

Paces is a specialist centre and charity for children and adults with neurological conditions. We deliver programmes of support that aim to help individuals obtain the greatest level of independence through a range of supportive measures.

Paces School uses Conductive Education and provides a holistic educational approach which covers all of the main developmental domains. School programmes are embedded through the Conductive Education framework to improve the lives of children and enable them to use the skills learned to live as independent a life as possible.

Paces School is growing at a rapid rate and so the appointed person will need to be able to adapt to a changing environment and handle pressure well. You would be joining a dedicated, hard-working and supportive team who are excited about our growing the Paces family.

We are seeking a Conductor to take a lead role within our Outreach provision, with the potential to support our expanding school and adult services.

Position available from September 2020 although there could be flexibility with start date for the right candidate.

Paces School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job description

Title: Outreach Conductor

Location: South Yorkshire, UK

Reporting to: The Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher

Responsible for: Conductor Assistants, Volunteers, Students

Salary: £24,933 – £35,840 depending on experience

Benefits: A relocation package may be available

Probationary Period: Three months

Days & Hours: 37.5 hours per week; 39 weeks per year. There may be the requirement for some flexible working with regards to some weekend provision.

If you are interested in this role, please email for an application pack: Clare.Atkinson@paces-school.org.uk

The closing date is Monday 20th July 2020 at 5pm. Interviews will be held Thursday 23rd July 2020.

SEN nanny with a background in Conductive Education

30/04/20

A specialist SEN nanny/support workers with a background in Conductive Education role to support a Cheeky 5 year old boy with complex, health and medical needs in Sunbury-on-Thames. Permanent contract. There will be times where the role will be isolated to just you and Rafael and other times it will be shared with Rafael’s mother.

SEN nanny

Looking for someone who is bubbly, fun and caring.  Someone who has lots of energy, loves music and going for walks. Experience in looking after children with complex health and medical needs. Experience is essential in Conductive therapy, or a similar therapy for children with neurological disorders. Rafael is currently being home-schooled.

About the child

Rafael, born on 14 July 2014, is 5 years old and has been diagnosed with Tetrasomy 5p Moisaicism and chronic lung disease; he was a pre-term baby suffering from gastro-oesophageal reflux and has a nasal gastric tube for feeding. Rafael also has atrial septal defect, congenital talipes equinovarus and congenital hypotonia. Rafael also suffers from seizures and scoliosis.

In July 2015 Rafael suffered from lobar pneumonia. In December 2015 Rafael was diagnosed with hydrocephalus so in February 2016, Rafael had a ventriculoperitoneal shunt inserted. As a result of his diagnosis and health difficulties, Rafael is oxygen dependant and has ongoing feeding problems. Further, Rafael has severe global developmental delay and is not walking, crawling, able to sit or able to go to the toilet; Rafael requires a lot of help with his mobility and to keep him active every three hours and comfortable.

Rafael is fully NG fed, all his medication and feeds are administered via NG tube.

Further, Rafael needs help with his secretions and airway management. He therefore remains under regular review by St Peter’s Hospital and St George’s Hospital. He has a history of chest infections and is susceptible to frequent illnesses, predominantly during the winter months.

Rafael is a very happy, smiley little boy who enjoys love and affection. Rafael is non-verbal but can make vocalisation sounds to express when he is happy, sad or uncomfortable. He enjoys going for walks, going swimming and listening to music.

Overview of role

The main role is to support his daily therapy and play programme and to assist his mother with his physiotherapy exercises.  Rafael has complex medical needs, but he is a very happy, active boy who brings us a lot of joy.

Requirements

To be considered in this role, you must be confident in:

  • Conductive Therapy or Physiotherapy for children with neurological disorders
  • SEN experience
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Carrying out medical and health care plans
  • Experience working as a HCA or support worker
  • Experience in Nasogastric tube feeding, epilepsy management, respiratory, oxygen, administration of medication
  • Confident swimmer
  • Must have a driving license
  • Be a non smoker / vaper

Main duties:

Providing and monitoring, the following:

  • Conductive Therapy, Active Movements in and out of equipment
  • NG feeding
  • physiotherapy (chest and mobility physiotherapy to encourage muscle strengthening and development)
  • personal hygiene care needs
  • hydrotherapy / confident swimmer
  • medical and care administration
  • medication administration
  • seizure management
  • nebulisation, chest physiotherapy and suctioning (as and when required)

Requirements:

You will be given excellent training on all health care plans. The position would suit a strong female with a background in Conductive Education. The support worker will be required to keep full and detailed records of their intervention and to follow guidance in the support plan and risk assessments.

Job description

Title: SEN nanny with a background in Conductive Education

Location: Sunbury-on-Thames

Nearest Tube/Station: Sunbury-on-Thames

Wage: £33,696 Gross per Annum (based on 36 hours per week flexible) – £15-£18 phr

Driver required? Yes, essential

Use of a car? Yes on duty, automatic, adapted vehicle

Essential: Experience in Conductive Education or HCA role, confident swimmer and non-smoker / vaper

Start Date: ASAP

Days & Hours: start times 8:00am or 9:00am Monday to Thursday, finish time 5:00pm or 6:00pm

Family Pets: Yes, Adam and Ava – two chihuahuas

Application process: To apply, please email jackeline.wan@gmail.com

Conductor required in Essex for 9 days

12/03/20

I am a young woman of 33 years old and have Athetoid Cerebral Palsy and live in Essex. I have been an active participant of Conductive Education all my life and attend N.I.C.E Birmingham for regular adult sessions.

I am in need of personal care and general living assistance for two days as my mother will be receiving hospital treatment as an out patient.

The dates are: Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2020.

Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th March 2020.

Accommodation and meals are available.

If interested please contact me for further details:
francescagoodwin@msn.com

The Colorado Foundation for Conductive Education is seeking a full-time conductor for 5 weeks

09/03/20

Candidate must meet the following requirements:

– Has never been to the US on a J1 visa

– Able to commit to the full 5 weeks

– Able to lead summer camps independently

– Have experience in leading and directing class assistants and training new assistants

– Enjoy thinking outside of the box!

– Have a wide-range of experience with children 2-18

– Able to provide 3 professional references

– Highly proficient in spoken and written English

Camps will be held in Loveland, Aurora, and Denver Colorado. To learn more about our program visit our website: www.conductiveed.com. Competitive salary, accommodation and travel expenses covered.

Five weeks commencing from July 13th – August 14th

Contact us at: Admin@condutiveed.com

Conductor for children service required March 2020, The Rainbow Centre – Fareham 

07/02/20

Application deadline is the 17th February, first interviews to take place week commencing 24th February 2020.

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic, motivated, qualified Conductor to join our team at The Rainbow Centre for Conductive Education.

The successful applicant will be working within the children’s service predominantly, but support for adult service might be required.

To be considered for this role you will be confident in:

  • Planning Conductive Education programmes, such as developing task series, which are differentiated to meet the individual needs
  • Delivering Conductive Education programmes.
  • Implementing the individual and group programmes for the service users in all aspects of development in designated area.
  • Completing assessments and reviews.
  • Setting conductive goals for children ensuring that they reach their full potential.
  • Creating and maintaining an appropriate learning environment for all service users in the designated area.
  • Overseeing topic selection, as well as the integration of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Organising relevant events for the Conductive Education service.
  • Sharing expertise, case discussions with the team.
  • Effective communication with families, including meetings at the centre through the key worker system
  • Preparing the sessions and the setting up the room in line with group and individual aims, the complex programme and agreed schemes of work.

We offer:

  • Excellent development opportunities supported by professional staff.
  • Opportunity to join a young team of conductors with differing levels of expertise and experience
  • A purpose built facility for delivering Conductive Education.
  • Wide range of resources, educational tools and equipment to help with service delivery
  • Potential to take part and actively form the development and growth of the services offered by The Rainbow Centre.

If you feel that your experience, skillset and attitude are right for this role, then please apply.

For application form and job description please contact the Centre at enquiries@rainbowcentre.org

The Rainbow Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of service users/children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are dedicated to ensuring that consistent, effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support all families, service users/children and staff at The Rainbow Centre. All concerns are passed through the necessary members of staff, on a ‘need to know’ basis, in compliance with the “sharing of information” guidance. 

DBS check to be carried out by the centre for the successful candidate.

For Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Policy and Procedure please visit our website by following this link https://www.rainbowcentre.org/all-policies/

Visit our website: www.rainbowcentre.org

CONDUCTOR for children service required from March 2020

Application is open to all levels of experience

Salary Range £19,620 – £ 23,000

BA Honours or Diploma in Conductive Education is essential.

Full Time 37.5 Hours (occasionally worked across 6 days)

Governance Clerk/Administrator

22/01/20

Description of Paces Sheffield

Paces Sheffield is a specialist centre and Charity for children and adults with neurological conditions (mainly cerebral palsy). Paces delivers Conductive Education: a holistic package of support that aims to help individuals obtain the greatest level of independence through a range of supportive measures.

Paces meets the physical and cognitive needs of individuals which are often not met holistically elsewhere.

Paces Sheffield was established in 1995; the organisation was born out of the experiences of parenting children with physical disabilities and their related learning difficulties.

Trustees, Governors, staff and parents have overseen the growth of Paces as a Charity, with the school gaining Non-Maintained Special School status in 2009 and rated GOOD by Ofsted in 2019. Paces School currently has 34 children from ages 3-16; the school provides a personalised curriculum based on the National Curriculum through the medium of conductive education for pupils aged 4 to 16. Paces has a Family service team and an outreach team that supports 20 families each year.

Paces also has an Adult Services Team; our Adult Day Service has six members, in addition Paces operates a sessional Conductive Education Programme for individuals with Parkinson’s and for individuals who have survived a stroke.

Job Purpose

The key purpose of this position is to provide administrative support to the Paces Charity, Adult Services and School. An essential part of the role is to provide clerking services for the Trustees and Governors meetings, which will be during the evening. There will be a Trustee Away Day which takes place at least once annually on a Saturday or Sunday, which you will also be required to attend and Minute.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Main Duties: include, but are not limited to:

Trustees and Governor
  • Work with the Company Secretary to provide administrative and organisational support to facilitate all Trustee and Governor Board Meetings, including away-days.

This will include:

    • arrangement of all Board and Sub-Committee meetings.
    • preparing of Agenda’s with the CEO and Chair of each Committee.
    • preparation of packs for each meeting.
    • keeping a record of members attendance at each meeting and ensuring all absent members are informed of the date of the next meeting.
    • ensuring the last meetings Minutes are signed and agreed by the Chair of the Committee.
  • Must be able to commit to attending and Minuting all Trustee and Governor Board meetings, along with away-days.
    • Trustees Meetings normally begin at 6pm and on average there are approximately 5 per calendar year.
    • Governors Meetings normally begin at 4.30pm and there are approximately 5 per calendar year.
    • There are approximately 2 Away-Days per calendar year, and these normally take place on a weekend.
  • Present, record, file and store data (including all minutes of meetings and Trustee/Governor related data) in accordance with memorandum and articles and any compliance bodies.
  • Maintain up to date records of the names, addresses and category of Board Members and their term of office, and inform Board Members and any relevant authorities of any changes to its membership.
  • Maintain a record of signed Minutes of meetings in the organisation and ensure copies are sent to relevant bodies on request and are published as agreed at meetings.
  • Maintain and manage records of Board Members correspondence.
  • Support both the Chair of Trustees and Chair of Governors with any additional administration required.
  • Arrange accommodation and travel for Trustees and Governors as needed.
  • Conduct skills audit and advise on training requirements for Trustees and Governors.
  • Governance Clerking and training will be offered as part of CPD. Undertake appropriate and regular training and development to maintain knowledge and improve practice.
  • Perform such other tasks as may be determined by the Trustee and Governing body as required.

Further Duties

All administration duties required, including, but not limited to:

  • Administration duties for the Charity and Adult Services departments, which include Finance, Family Services and Fundraising. When needed, you will be required to cover for the School office.
  • Check emails on a daily basis and follow up as necessary
  • Scheduling of meetings and taking Minutes as required.
  • Preparing documents for meetings.
  • Ensure that all meeting documents are stored correctly.
  • Develop and maintain systems, procedures and records to maximise the organisations effectiveness.
  • Typing, editing, and proofreading of documents.
  • Frank and take the daily post to the post office.
  • Check Facebook and Twitter messages and respond as needed.
  • Ordering of stationery, dealing with external suppliers when necessary and chasing up orders.
  • Escort visitors in and out for meetings.
  • Organise refreshments as required.
  • Manning the phones and dealing with each enquiry as necessary.
  • Sourcing of stock as necessary.
  • Creating and managing inventory of assets.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key staff and external organisations where appropriate.
  • Maintain friendly and confident communication skills.
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

Essential

  • At least 3 years admin experience
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • A positive attitude to problem solving across a wide range of issues
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Able to work well and maintain a professional manner under pressure
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude at all times
  • The ability to take instruction and follow direction
  • Able to work to timescales and specific deadlines
  • Must be proactive and able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Business Administration Level 2 qualification
  • A full UK driving license
  • Must have Business Class 1 on car insurance policy in order to drive for work

Desirable

  • Business Administration Level 3
  • Microsoft Office qualification

Terms and conditions

Probation: The probation period for this role is three months.

Holidays: 25 days a year holiday in addition to relevant public holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Tuesday 11th February

To apply for this position please submit this form to:

FAO: Kelly Broughton, Paces Sheffield, Paces Campus, Pack Horse Lane, High Green, Sheffield, S35 3HY

Email: Kelly.Broughton@PacesSheffield.org.uk

Job Type: 37.5 hours per week (some evening working required)

Salary: £18,967

Location: South Yorkshire

Reporting to: PA to CEO

A DBS Application is required for this role