Short Breaks Manager, West Hampstead

Club or setting:PACE
Location:Fortune Green Playcentre, West Hampstead
Hours:17 hours per week (10 hours admin over the week, 7 hours on Saturday, 36 Saturdays a year). The contract is term time only, 39 weeks per year.
Job title:Short Breaks Manager
Salary:£12,000 per annum
Closing date:20 August 2023


We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Short Breaks Manager to lead our GetActive @ The Green Saturday service for children and young people with disabilities. The sessions focus on physical activity, inclusive sport and active play. This programme offers a range of fully accessible physical activities that young people have requested through consultation.

In return, we are offering a generous package to the right candidate: 

  • Salary: £12,000 per annum
  • Hours: 17 hours per week (10 hours of Admin and 7 hours on a Saturday); 36 Saturday sessions (term time only)
  • Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro-rata.

Location: Fortune Green Playcentre, NW6

The Person We Are Looking For: 

To succeed in the role, you will have an appropriate qualification at Level 3 or above and have experience managing staff and leading a team to deliver high quality, inclusive and child-centred services for children and young people with disabilities. You will be a champion of inclusive practice and motivate your team to improve their practices.

You will be a team player with strong leadership and communication skills and be able to build positive relationships with people from all backgrounds, including service users, parents, staff and key delivery partners. Additionally, you will be able to show us your knowledge and understanding of safeguarding, EYFS, Ofsted standards and relevant current legislation, as well as interventions and approaches for supporting children and young people with disabilities.

An introduction to PACE:

PACE is a user-led, grass-roots charity founded in 2011 by a group of parents and play work professionals in Camden to establish high quality inclusive play services in the borough. We now operate a range of services for children aged 2-18 years. We enjoy strong links within the local community and employ a highly experienced, expert staff team.

For more information or an informal discussion about the post call 020 7183 5120.  Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service and satisfactory references.

For full job advert, job description and application form and how to apply please visit our website:


Date posted: 21 July 2023