Direct Short Breaks Worker

Closing date: 31st August 2016

Hourly rate: £8.07 per hour including holiday pay
Hours of work: Variable hours, on an "as and when" basis
Location: Staffordshire

The role:

KIDS are a leading provider of support services for children living with a disability and their families. In Staffordshire KIDS provide community based short breaks for disabled children aged 11 to 25yrs to promote life skills and independence.  Please click on this link to see a short film the young people have made about their Short Breaks:

Staff will be required to be qualified to a minimum level of NVQ 3 and willing to be trained in all aspects of support to meet the individual requirements of each young person they work with.

Experience with working with children and young people with disabilities is desirable. Candidates must have good communication skills, be flexible and have a positive attitude.

You will require a DBS check and the job is dependent on suitable references.

Please contact the service coordinator Sharon Coton on 0121 362 4577 or the Direct Short Breaks Helpline on 03330 142 990. If there is no one available to take your call, please leave a message clearly stating your full name address and area you are applying for or apply directly at follow the link to become a short break worker.

KIDS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, we expect all workers and employees to share this commitment.

Job description

To apply:

To apply candidates need to go to and apply via this website.

For further information please contact Sharon Coton by email to or telephone 0121 3624577.


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