Current Vacancies

Sessional Support Workers

Needed for the Easter and Summer school Holidays to work with our disabled children.

Good rates of pay. Flexible days. Would suit a student nurse or doctor, teacher working in SEN or undergraduate interested in working in social care.

Please T: 01322 668501 option 2 or


Short Break Support Workers – Waking Night

Salary Band C: £10534-£13595 -20 hours per week

We are Beams is a parent-driven charity working to support disabled children and their families, living in the Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley areas. We provide a range of Family Advice, Information, Support and Short Break Services to our Parent members.

We are currently seeking to recruit Support Workers for our Short Break Service for disabled children and young people. Our clients are aged between 5 -24 with a variety of disabilities including complex needs. You may be required to support days, evenings, weekends, sleeping in, waking night, school holidays and activity days. We enable our young people to develop their self-esteem, build on life skills, and work towards independence, access education and to participate in a wide range of activities.

Successful applicants should have a proactive and positive work ethic, be a willing team member and be enthusiastic, positive and flexible. An understanding of disability and a relevant qualification (NVQ Level 3 Working with Children & Young People) would be an advantage.
This post is based at our Resource Centre in Hextable but will require the ability to work in the community. A full clean driving licence is desirable.

Successful applicants will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please click HERE to download the job description. 

If you are interested and would like to find out more please contact us for an Application Pack (CV not accepted) on 01322 668501 Option 4 or