Short Breaks Coordinator

Closing date: 31st July 2015
Interview dates: 6th and 7th August 2015

FTE Salary: Grade 4, £23,672-£25,955
Hours per week: Full time, 36 hours per week
Location: South Glos

The role:

KIDS South West runs a successful short breaks service for disabled children aged 0 – 18 years, supporting over 40 families across South Gloucestershire at home and in their community. The Short Breaks Coordinator will have responsibility for the sustainability and development of the short breaks service which is currently funded until 31st March 2017.

The Coordinator will be responsible for the successful running of short breaks service, which includes the following areas;

  • Recruitment, induction and supervision of  large team of short break sessional workers
  • Attendance of reviews, such as Education, Health and Care Plan reviews
  • Assessments within the family home, linking workers with families and reviewing progress
  • Liaison with the 0-25 team (formally the Children Health and Disability Team), Local Authority and other related professionals
  • Ensuring the service is Care Quality Commission compliant
  • Monitoring and review of service quality including quarterly reporting
  • Support Regional Manager to develop similar services across the South West

Job Description           Person Specification

To apply:

Download an Application Pack

Please send completed applications to Pam Williams by email to or post to:

KIDS Acorn House
Kingswood Foundation Est
Britannia Road
BS15 8DB

For more information please contact Pam Williams by email to or telephone 01179476111.

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