Closing date: 18th August 2015

FTE Salary: Grade 4, £23,672
Hours of work: Full time, 36 hours per week including some evenings and weekends
Location: Short Breaks covering Southampton and Portsmouth

Temporary FTC covering maternity leave

The role:

KIDS is a national charity working for a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations and their right to an inclusive community which supports them and their families. KIDS is looking to recruit one or two highly motivated and committed people to lead and deliver Southampton Direct Short Breaks. The direct short breaks team deliver respite services to families who have a disabled child/ children.

You will need to have relevant experience/qualifications in working with disabled children/young people & their families/carers

  • You will have experience of leading a project and managing multiple tasks
  • You will have experience of leading a team
  • You will have excellent organisation and time management skills and be able to prioritise accordingly
  • You will be able to work flexibly including some evenings and weekend work
  • You will be IT literate
  • You will have the ability to communicate effectively with disabled children/young people and their parents/carers, professional’s and stakeholders
  • You will have a clean driving license and access to your own car with business insurance

Job Description               Person Specification

To apply:

Download an Application Pack

Please send completed applications to Sharon Barr by email to or post to:

KIDS Delta House
Salterns Lane
PO16 0QS

For further information please contact Sharon Barr by email or by telephone 01329 312312.