Senior Residential Short Breaks Practitioner


Closing Date: 30th September 2016

Full Time Equivalent
Salary: Grade 5, £20,598
Hours per week: Full time, 36 hours per week. Permanent. Includes some unsociable hours, with the need for flexibility to meet the needs of the service. Hours worked on a shift basis
Location: Russell House, Almondsbury

The role:

KIDS 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. 

Do you:

  • Have significant experience in 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 its equivalent?
  • KIDS are seeking a Senior Short Breaks Practitioner to join our existing team, delivering a high quality service for disabled young people in KIDS overnight short breaks home in Almondsbury.

KIDS will pay for your enhanced DBS check to be carried out, and offers a comprehensive induction programme.

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

Driving license desirable

Job description              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 an application pack

Please send completed applications to:

Sarah.Cleave@kids.org.uk

Or post to:

Russell House
14 Hortham Lane
Almondsbury
South Glos
BS32 4JH

For further information please contact Steve Watkins on 01454 614129.


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