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About the role

Short Breaks are 2–5-hour evening, weekend or school holiday sessions designed at giving parents/carers a break from their caring responsibilities. 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 play schemes 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

Holiday entitlement: 38 days Pro-Rata

How to Apply

Please send your CV* and a covering letter (which should include reasons why you are interested in

this role) to:

*we will accept video CVs

See further details on our website:

All CV applicants will be contacted and offered the opportunity for an initial telephone call or

conversation to discuss the role and WECIL's recruitment process.

Please contact our Quality and Systems Coordinator to discuss any access needs by emailing: jobs@ or Telephone 0117 9479911 and choose option 2.

Closing date for CV applications: 9am, Friday 21st October

Expected interview: Thursday 3rd November

WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of adults, children and young people with care

needs and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. Disabled people,

people from ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ people)

As disability confident leaders all applicants who meet the essential criteria for this position will be

guaranteed an interview.

B&NES Short Breaks Coordinator


£23,292 - £25,716 Pro-Rata (Band 5)


16 Hours PW - The role requires regular evening, weekend and school

Contract Type:

Permanent part-time


Home, Office (Fishponds) and community based throughout B&NES

Close Date:

Friday, 21 October 2022

Email Contact:

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