Ongoing recruitment

Hourly rate:  from £8.52 to £9.78 per hour depending on experience  (+12.07% holiday pay)
Hours of work: Flexible hours
Location: London 

The role:

We are looking for caring, enthusiastic individuals to support disabled children and young people on a 1-1 basis in the London Boroughs of Camden, Harrow, Hackney, Hounslow and Waltham Forest.  

As a Short Breaks Worker with KIDS  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 and a commitment to providing a high quality service to disabled children. Working hours can be flexible and variable but likely to be mainly at weekends, school holidays or late pm on schooldays.

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 www.disabledchildren.org.uk where you can apply online. Alternatively, you can email here or call Shelema Warren  on 0207 359 3635.

What is a short break?