Short Breaks Worker
Variable hours, but mainly evenings and weekends, £6.66 (plus £0.80 holiday pay) per hour
Closing Date: 21 August 2012
We are looking for caring, enthusiastic individuals to support disabled children and young people (5-17 yrs) on a 1-1 basis. You will enable young people to access social, leisure and play opportunities in their local community, increasing independence, confidence, self-esteem and life skills. You will be able to work on your own initiative, communicate effectively, establish good working relationships with young people and their families and have an understanding of equal opportunities, health and safety issues and child protection issues. A relevant qualification in working with children/young people is desirable. Flexibility is needed as you will be required to work evenings and weekends and a car driver is desirable but not essential.
All applications should be made online by going to www.directshortbreaks.org.uk
An up to date job description and person spec is on the website.