Short Breaks Worker - Southampton and Chichester

Closing date: 5th August 2016

Hourly rate: £7.20 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday pay)
Hours of work: Variable hours on an "as and when" basis, including evenings and weekends
Location: Southampton and Chichester

The role:

We are looking for caring, enthusiastic individuals to support disabled children and young people on a 1-1 basis in Southampton and surrounding areas.

As a Short Breaks Worker, you can help disabled children and young people throughout the borough to access and enjoy activities whilst giving their families a much-needed break from their caring role.

Previous experience of working with children, preferably disabled children, is desirable. Training (e-learning) will be provided and you will also have the ongoing support of a local supervisor.

You will need stamina, enthusiasm, a positive outlook. Working hours can be flexible and variable but likely to be mainly at weekends, school holidays or late pm on schooldays.

A current driving license and a car owner will be beneficial.

Job description and person specification

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:

Download and complete an application form.

Please send completed applications to Carole Ross to or post to:

Delta House
Salterns Lane
PO16 0QS

For further information please contact the Admin Team by email or telephone 01329312312.

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