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Vacancy Details

Short Breaks Support Worker

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade C (SCP 3) £10.06
Netherton Activity Centre
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/05/2022 at 23:53
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Introducing ourselves:
The Aiming High Team provides regular out of school activities for disabled children and young people across the borough of Sefton and works with partner organisations to maximise the opportunities for this client group.

Job requirements:

A number of enthusiastic workers, preferably with disability experience although not essential are required to join the Aiming High Team to cover this year’s Summer Programme. The programme takes place at different venues across the borough throughout August. A comprehensive training week is delivered during the week before the programme begins so both current and new workers have the relevant training and skills to provide a safe yet fun and stimulating programme of activities for Sefton’s disabled children and young people.

The successful candidates must be flexible, motivated and committed. They must have a passion for improving the lives of disabled children and young people and their families.

Due to the nature of work the above post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and relevant care/safeguarding legislation and appointment will only be confirmed if a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure is obtained from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS).

Details (emails/address and contact numbers) of all Referees will need to be provided for all work and education placements you have been in for the previous two years at the time of interview.

To get a better idea of what the job entails and the rewarding experience you can achieve, please view the videos of previous activities via the links below.



Note that we cannot accept applications via links to cloud storage sites, and do not accept CVs in place of an application form. If you have any questions about your application, please call us on 0151 288 6817.

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed