Short Breaks Practitioner - Russell House

Closing date: 22nd August 2016

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) salary: Grade 6 £17,297
Hours of work: Full time, 36 hours per week
Location: Almondsbury, South West

Shift work - Earlies, lates and nights.

The role:

KIDS- Russell House operates a seven bed residential home in Almondsbury providing overnight short breaks for disabled children and young people aged between 8 and 18 years old.  We are now seeking additional staff members to join our existing team, delivering a high quality service for disabled young people.

Do you:

  • Have significant experience of working with children and young people with a diverse range of disabilities?
  • Possess a relevant qualification e.g. NVQ3 in working with children and young people or equivalent?

Shift patterns to be discussed at interview.

As well as 25 days’ holidays on starting, in addition to Bank Holidays, following satisfactory completion of your probationary period, you will also receive life assurance cover, and KIDS will match your pension contributions up to a maximum of 1%.

KIDS will pay for your enhanced DBS check to be carried out, and offers a comprehensive induction, as well as ongoing training opportunities.

It is a legal requirement in the National Minimum Standards for staff to be over the age of 21.

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.

To apply:

Please download an application pack and email to

For more information please contact Steve Watkins on 01454 614129 or email

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