Support Workers - Short Breaks (Casual)

The Support Workers will work with other staff in ensuring that the children and young people have a range of exciting and inspiring activities that will excite and ‘wow’ children.

All children and young people attending deserve the best experience that we are able to offer in a happy and safe environment. Children must have a sense of belonging, of being welcome and be able to grow in confidence and self-esteem. The Support Worker will support independence, choice, integration and inclusion in the community.

To become a support worker at the children’s service it is essential that you:

  • Are over 18 years of age and can provide evidence of your right to work in the UK
  • Have a satisfactory DBS check. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role
  • Are able to work weekends, school holidays and some evenings
  • Have an understanding of the importance of all children’s need to have fun, socialise and relax and ways in which staff can support this
  • Are prepared to use the skills you have, and demonstrate an enthusiasm and energy to join in and get involved
  • Have an understanding of the challenges disabled young people and their families can face on a daily basis and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that disabled people and their families experience
  • Are able to work in a physically demanding role that involves lifting and operating lifting equipment
  • Are willing to undertake training as required for the role.


Pay: £7.90 up to and including 24 years old, £8.05 over 25 years old 

Closing date:  Friday 18th August 2017

To apply: Please return your completed application form to


For more information please download the relevant documents below:

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


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