We have several exciting opportunities at Umbrella for people who are outgoing and enjoy making a difference to the lives of others.

Successful candidates will receive full induction along with full training. You can also expect a generous pension but most of all, you would be joining an amazing team in a rewarding role and will be working in a wonderful atmosphere! What’s not to like!

We are looking for: Play works and Activity Support Workers

Closing date is Sunday 9th February at 11.59pm and applications can be found at the bottom of the page.

Play Workers 

Working with disabled children with low to moderate levels of need in a group environment through activities that are safe, fun and purposeful.

Contracts to the end of the summer holidays 2021 (expected to continue subject to funding).

Minimum wage pursuant to age    

Contracts from 10 hrs + per week (evenings and weekends during term time and daytimes during holidays) OR Holiday only contracts working during school holidays during the day.

Job description

Activity Support Workers

Working with children and young adults up to 30 years old with varying levels of needs (some including personal care). Supports are in group settings, one to one or two one, working at Umbrella House or in the community

 Applicants must be qualified to (or currently undertaking) Level 3 in Child Care, Health and Social Care, Education or similar

 Contracts are permanent and various hours are available:

10-30 hours per week: Working at least one day every other weekend on trips, or within groups as well as groups during weekdays and/or weekday evenings. One to one supports also available.

Holiday only contract 126 hours per year minimum working 12 days in the summer, 3 days at Christmas, 6 days at Easter in line with Derby City School Holidays. More work can be taken on in holidays if you wish (subject to availability which there usually is!)

Job Description

Closing date for all roles is Sunday 9th February at 11.59pm

Guide for application and Equal Opps

Application form PDF

Application form Word