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Whitstable Outdoor Film Festival raised £1025, Girlings Solicitors £200, Barton Court Academy Trust for raising £1850, Helen Smith for raising £84 from a coffee morning, Quite Contrary raised £70, Thursday Darts League donated £500, St Bartholomews Church £386, Bambinoes Charity Shop £1,500 (and thank you for your continued support), Heron Angling Society raised £1200 and thank you for their continued support. Thank you to Herne Bay FC for donating 2 PS4 games for our youth club & Waitrose Canterbury for donating food and decorations to our Halloween Party.
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Thank You !
Henry Smith for our grant for £6720 towards our family support service, Eleanor Wyles, Wingham Fisheries, Jessica Delo, Seaside Shop for their donation of £2,800 and Bambinoes for their donation of £1,500.
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Thank You to everyone!
Following the sad loss of their son, David, Mr & Mrs Thorman asked for donations to SNAAP. From The Ardea Lodge, also to Mrs Biddlecombe for her donation following the sad loss of her husband Keith and to the Rotary club of Chestfield. We wish Craig Rouse luck in his challenge of doing 1000k in a year, follow link to donate.
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More thank yous are due; to the West Bay Shop for their very kind donation of £3,000 and to Alain Godon Ltd for their donation of £1,500. Thanks also to everyone donating to our collecting tins throughout the area. Full list on our Funding Support page.
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The Henry Smith Charity for giving us £18,600 over 2 years to fund our Family Support Worker, Whitehead Monckton Charitable Foundation donated £3,000 towards our Sports Club & WAHL (UK) Ltd donated £2,363.26 from being their charity for the past year!
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Mini bus short breaks
We are looking for support to continue running our mini bus short break service. Our target is £20,000, currently we have raised £12,582, including most recently from the Rotary club of Hythe and Canterbury Lions Club, we are delighted to say we will be running some days this summer so thank you to everyone who has helped raise this. Donaote via the Just Giving link below. If you donate by other means, please specify Mini Bus Short Breaks, so it can be allocated to the correct fund. Thank you!
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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 across East Kent. 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 Folkestone, Sittingbourne, Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay.

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 :
£ 8.65 an hour
Hours :
You must be available to work at least 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 Saturday clubs, play schemes and days out.
  • Assist or attend to disabled children and young people to meet their daily living needs including nourishment, personal hygiene, administering medication and other support including lifting
  • To ensure 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 regularly during summer holidays (25th July-2nd Sept) and be able to attend training out of school/college hours or at weekends
  • 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 January 2018 - Interview will be held on: 13th February 2018
 
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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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