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Short Break Worker - Camden

Are you a person who really wants to make a difference to people's lives? Are you looking to return to work from retirement? Perhaps you were a Nurse, Social Worker, Youth Worker or a Teacher and miss the rewarding career that you left? Or have you been bringing up a family and now want a part time flexible role? Maybe a University Student looking for a sector experience to compliment your career? Or a Teaching Assistant or similar profession with extra hours to spare currently?If so this might be the job for you.

We are currently looking for someone to provide a short break for disabled children and young people supporting them to access a variety of activities, promote independence, inclusion and learning and to engage positive activities.

Whilst working in a person centred way providing practical and emotional support to the child/young person, to enable them to meet the goals and outcomes identified in their support plan.

Ad hoc hours available on an as and when basis (mainly evenings, weekends, and school holidays).

This is a sessional position offering flexible working hours during evenings, weekends and school holidays.

There are also a number of areas where the service runs, which includes Camden, Harrow, Hounslow, Waltham Forest and Hackney.

To learn more about the role, please click here to watch a video.

Short breaks are on a 1:1 basis in the community and in a child or young person's home.

Our breaks are designed around the child or young person and their interests and hobbies, so during a break you may take a child swimming, to a local park, or perhaps to the shops.

The hourly rate is £9.78 per hour plus you accrue an extra £1.18 per hour holiday pay.