Short Breaks Support Worker Unqualified - 5 Hours Ref:3005490

The Role
Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit Short Break Support Workers (unqualified) within the Short Breaks Service. The contractual hours are 5 hours per week and the salary will be reflective of the part time hours.

As the successful applicants will be required to work directly to support disabled children and young people to access universal services within their own communities. The direct work will be focused on play and social & leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people, including community based and provision based activates at our specialist Ofsted registered short breaks provision. If this a role you would be interested in and would like to join our team we would love to hear from you!

Our service offers a high quality support service aimed at supporting disabled children and young people to access universal services, and targeted and specialist support, within the Short Breaks Menu.

The service operates on a 6-day service for disabled children and young people aged 3 -19 years. The start times for activities on weekdays are from 3pm. The start times for activities on a weekend are between 9am and 6pm. As such, the successful candidates will be required to work every Saturday and one evening during the week (either 3pm-6pm, or 6pm-9pm) (dependent on length of contract). There may be opportunity for additional hours during school holidays, evenings and weekends.

Following the UK leaving the EU, the new skilled worker visa points system has been designed for EU and non-EU residents to ensure only workers who can build enough points for a visa to be issued can work in the UK. This vacancy does not meet the points requirement for a skilled worker visa to be issued, nor is it a vacancy on the shortage occupations list therefore anyone applying who does not have the right to work in the UK currently will not be progressed. If you believe this is a mistake, please email

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role. All applications for jobs in the service of the Authority will receive equal treatment irrespective of their race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.

We will ensure that disabled applicants are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
£18,562.00 - £19,312.00
Closing date
How to apply
Applicants to go to or telephone 0151 233 3003. Please quote reference LCC02867 in all enquiries.

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