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Short Breaks Coordinator (maternity cover)

KIDS South West currently runs a short breaks service for disabled children and young people aged 0 : 18 years, supporting over 40 families across South Gloucestershire at home and in their community.

KIDS are looking for an experienced energetic and motivated individual to manage the Short Breaks Service : as the post is fixed term, the successful candidate will be someone that is able to manage multiple priorities and develop service delivery.

The Coordinator will be responsible for the successful running of short breaks service, which includes the following areas;



* Recruitment, induction and supervision of a large team of short break sessional workers to ensure target hours are met


* Attendance of reviews, such as Education, Health and Care Plan reviews


* Assessments within the family home, linking workers with families and reviewing progress


* Liaison with the 0-25 team (formally the Children Health and Disability Team), Local Authority and other related professionals


* Ensuring the service is Care Quality Commission compliant


* Monitoring and review of service quality

Interviews :Friday 27th September