Short Breaks Support Worker - Yate

Closing date: 10th September 2016

Hourly rate: £8.12 per hour (+12.07% holiday pay)
Hours of work: One shift per week (3 hours on a Sunday afternoon)
Location: Yate, South West

The role:

KIDS are looking for a short breaks worker to join our busy team, supporting a disabled child and their family at home and in the community.

The child you will support is an 11 year old boy who enjoys swimming, going to the park and visiting farms and therefore the family requires a worker who is enthusiastic and enjoys being outdoors.  It would be beneficial to have at least a basic to intermediate level knowledge in Makaton. Personal care and some moving and handling will also be required as part of the role, experience is not always essential as training will be given.

So if you have some experience of supporting disabled people, would be committed to the role and to providing a safe and enjoyable session for the child, we would love to hear from you.

Car driver essential.

The role is subject to references and an enhanced DBS check.

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:

Please visit and complete an application form.

For further information please contact Pam Williams or Lyn Juffernholz on 0117 947 6111 or email

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