Closing Date: Wednesday 31st October 2018

Permanent Full Time Role

Hours: 36 per week

Location: Russell House, BS32 4JH


Grade 7 £15,551

Grade 6 £17,297            

Role Description:

Grade 7 or 6 depending on experience & qualifications.

The Residential Short Breaks Practitioner is to provide residential respite care for Children and Young People with learning and/or physical disabilities, providing 1:1 support if required. 

The direct work with Children and Young People will also include providing practical and emotional support to empower them to develop skills and appropriate independence. 

36 hours per week, to include some unsociable hours, with the need for flexibility to meet the needs of the service – hours worked on a shift basis.

Grade 7 Post requires some residential experience working with children & young people with disabilities/Autism. 

Grade 6 Post requires NVQ3 in Health & Social Care for Children (or equivalent) and at least 6 months experience working with children and young people with disabilities/autism in a residential setting.

Grade 7 Job Description

Grade 7 Person Specification

Grade 6 Job Description

Grade 6 Person Specification

To Apply:

Application Pack

Please download and send completed to [email protected] or post to

Russell House

14 Hortham Lane


South Glos

BS32 4JH

For more information on this post please contact Sarah Cleave via email or call 01454 614 129

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.