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Do you have a passion for working with disabled children and young people?

WECIL are recruiting for an exciting new role to Co-ordinate and Lead on our Short Breaks delivery in B&NES.

We currently deliver a range of weekday evening, weekend, and holiday sessions for young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 5 - 21 across the B&NES area.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in delivering youth work, play work or holiday playschemes and confident in managing and motivating staff, volunteers, and young people with an understanding of the challenges facing disabled children, young people, and their families.

As part of our Children and Young People’s team you will be providing fun, inclusive activities that support young people to achieve positive outcomes, work toward aspirations and transition to adulthood.

The role requires regular evening, weekend, and school holiday work as well as travel throughout the B&NES area.

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check so that any criminal background (including “spent” convictions, bind-over orders, or cautions) is disclosed to the organisation.  If you are successful in applying for this post, we will ask the DBS for a Disclosure.

The position for which you are applying involves contact with vulnerable groups. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments (England and Wales).

For this position, you are not entitled to withhold information about police cautions, bind-overs, or any criminal convictions that would otherwise have been considered “spent” under the Act.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ people)

Please visit our website at for further information.

To apply for  this role please send your CV and a covering letter (which should include reasons why you are interested in this role) to:

Please contact our Quality & Systems Co-ordinator to discuss any access needs by emailing or telephone 0117 947 9911.

Closing date for applications: 9 am, Monday 11th April 2022

Interviews:  Wednesday 20th April 2022

Contract: Permanent subject to funding

Location: Various locations throughout B&NES

Hours: 16 per week

Salary: £22,183 - £24,491 pro-rata with a starting point of £22,183

B&NES Short Breaks Coordinator


£22,183 - £24,491 pro-rata with a starting point of £22,183


16 hours per week

Contract Type:

Permanent subject to funding


Various locations throughout B&NES

Close Date:

Monday, 11 April 2022

Email Contact:

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