Short Breaks Worker (part time) Waltham Forest

Short Breaks workers / Support workers needed in Walthamstow E17, Leyton E10, Leytonstone E11 and Chingford E4.

Are you a person who really wants to make a difference to people’s lives? If so the role of support worker / playworker might be for you.

We are currently looking for support workers to provide short breaks for disabled children and young people, supporting them to access a variety of activities, promoting independence, inclusion and learning, and engaging positive activities.

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

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.

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.

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

The hourly rate is £11.05 per hour plus you accrue an extra £1.33 per hour holiday pay.

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