Community Short Breaks Worker

Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
Pro rata
07 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Circa GBP17,364.00 pro-rata - GBP9.00 per hour
9 - 18Hours - Part-Time (Sessions are 3hrs each)

Giving children and young people the foundations they need to thrive.

The role
Neath Port Talbot Community Short Breaks provides support to children and young people aged between 0-18 years old with disabilities. Our sessions are aimed at providing a fun and safe environment, whilst working towards individual targets/achievements. This includes support to access community-based activities in small groups, activities at the project base or caring for a child in their own home (domiciliary care). We work in conjunction with our local authorities to provide an outcome focused service to children and young people.

As a Community Short Breaks Worker you will have direct contact with the children and young people, working within a team to provide a safe and caring environment.

You will make a difference by:

- Significantly improving young people's lives.

- Helping children and young people to reach their potential.

- Providing a safe and fun environment for disabled children and young people.

You will need:

- Full UK driving licence with business cover on insurance.

- Experience of working with children/young people with disabilities.

- NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or prepared to work towards this qualification within the organisation).

- Strong Communication Skills.

- Understanding of Safeguarding.

- Ability to work in a group and team environment.

- Good report writing skills.

- Flexible and adaptable approach to your work and job.

The way we work

We work to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. Have a look at our behaviours and values to understand more about the way we work .


We want our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, a comprehensive employer-matched pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts on our dedicated benefits portal. Find out more about our exclusive Action for Children benefits .

For safe and happy childhoods

At Action for Children, we protect and support children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. Last year, we helped more than 387,000 children and families across the UK.

For more information, please contact Machaela Huggins on (phone number removed) or email

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce