Short Breaks Support Officer

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £25,481 - £27,041 pro rata, per annum
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Part Time
  • Hours: 21.6 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 21/06/2021 at 11:57
  • Reference: CVP 0108

Fixed Term contract until 31 March 2024

The successful candidate will support the coordination of access to Short Breaks activities across Knowsley. This will include direct contact with parents/carers and disabled children and regular liaison with activity providers.

You will triage and assess (including via home visits) the eligibility and needs of disabled children for Short Breaks activities and act as a coordinator for referrals into Short Breaks activities.

You will be educated to NVQ level 3 / A-Level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as Health & Social Care, Information Advice & Guidance, Education, Youth Work or Community Development.

For informal enquireies please contact Ross McCooey via email ross.mccooey@knowsley.gov.uk or via telephone: 07385 084665

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full 

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