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To RG Hills Charitable Trust supporting Buzz Club with £3,000, Global's Make Some Noise for funding 2 years of Stay & Play and family days out, Euromonitor for supporting Sports Club with £5k donation, The Mary Sheridan Charity for providing much needed funding for our new Community Share scheme and SNAAP-EY's and Team SNAAP for all the fundraising they do to help keep SNAAP going. Also Whitstable Tennis Club for their donation of £205 from their quiz night,
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NEW ! SNAAP-EYS
SNAAP-EYS is a new baby and toddler group for children with additional needs meeting at Windchimes on term-time Wednesdays mornings from 10-11am. Please follow the link below for more details:
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Short Breaks Service
SNAAP delivers two programmes for our Short Breaks Service for disabled children and young people in Kent. They offer a safe social group setting whilst giving parents and carers a short break. The schemes are for children aged 8-18 who have profound, severe or complex needs and run from Windchimes, Hawkinge and Sittingbourne.
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To the Bay Running shop for their continued support and raising another £567 towards our Winter Wonderland. Also many thanks to Bambinoes for another generous donation of £1,500. We are also delighted to announce that this year's Lady Mayoress of Canterbury has chosen SNAAP to be one of their charities. We look forward to being part of their fundraising team this year.
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Many thanks once more; to Bay Running Shop for being part of team SNAAP and raising £760 towards our Sports Club as well as Sarah Selby-Bird for raising nearly £500 doing a half marathon & £400 from a sausage sizzle, 6th Whitstable Scouts Group for raising £400, New Ash Players £500, Graystone Lodge £375, Bambinoes £1500, Newport Court £190 & Seaside Shop £2400.
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Many thanks once again to so many people; The Whitstable Lions £1,000, Whitstable Yarn Bombers £485.17, Chestfield Lodge £300, St. Bartholomews Church £79.52, a very big thank you to two of our families who raised money for us by putting Christmas lights outside their homes; Ben Thompson's family raised £173.80 and Miles Rogers' family raised £644, Rotary Club of Sandwich £400, £444 from Nationwide Building Society in Herne Bay and £2,000 from the Dog and Duck Inn at Plucks Gutter.
Job Vacancies working for SNAAP
SNAAP Play Support Workers Job Description
We are currently looking to recruit additional Play Support Workers to work with SNAAP delivering activities to disabled children and young people in Swale. Main duties will involve providing a range of stimulating activities to children aged 8-25yrs. This will include providing 1:1 support to children at our holiday playschemes in Sittingbourne, Herne Bay and Folkestone.

The term ‘sessional’ means you will work on an ‘as and when’ basis on a zero hours contract.
Responsible for :
Helping to deliver activities for disabled children and young people aged 8-25
Line Managed by :
Manager
Responsible to :
SNAAP’s Board of Directors
Salary :
£8.75 an hour plus Holiday Pay
Hours :
You must be available to work one Saturday a month and for regular work during Easter and summer school holidays.
Due to the regular contact with children and young people, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Job Description :
  • To help provide age appropriate activities to disabled young people aged 11-25 years during youth sessions.
  • To be responsible for a disabled child (aged 8-25 years) on a 1:1 basis within a group during our play schemes and days out.
  • Assist or attend to disabled children and young people to meet their daily living needs including personal hygiene, managing challenging behaviour and other support including lifting.
  • To facilitate the full participation of all children and young people in activities, particularly with a view to enhancing their life experiences and improving individual skills e.g. speech, socialisation, wherever possible.
  • Be welcoming and supportive to parents and carers
  • To be actively involved in the written evaluation at the end of each session in order to provide valuable feedback to the Manager, Board of Directors and funders.
  • Professionally represent and positively promote SNAAP and all its services.
Person Specification :
  • Previous experience of working with children and young people is essential, and with disabled children and young people is desirable.
  • Be highly motivated with an outgoing and fun loving personality.
  • A desire to work with children and young people and to enjoy that work.
  • Be proactive, creative and possess skills that are successful in delivering positive outcomes for children and young people.
  • A good understanding of matters relating to safeguarding of children in terms of their health, safety, welfare and mental wellbeing.
  • Be willing and able to work at least one Saturday a month and regularly during Easter and summer school holidays and be able to attend training as required.
  • Must be reliable and punctual.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must have a flexible attitude to work including ability to work on an ‘as and when’ basis which sometimes may be at short notice.
  • Commitment to the aims and work of SNAAP, including an understanding of and ability to adhere to SNAAP’s policies and procedures.
Closing Date: 31st May 2019 - Interviews: w/c 10th June 2019.
 
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SNAAP is a private company limited by guarantee incorporated in England & Wales with registration number 06800689 whose registered office address is Windchimes, Reynolds Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6DS and is a charity registered with number 1130149.
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