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Support Coordinator - Breakaway

Camden London Borough Council
Camden, London (Greater)
£26,592 – £28,672 per annum
Closing date
15 Oct 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Social Care
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

How to apply

To apply for Breakaway Support Coordinator please answer the below 3 questions and email your answer to Martin at

Please send your answers to these 3 questions - PLUS contact details including phone number - the first step in your application before the closing date of 15th October 2021.

Question 1:  Please describe your approach to work and what motivates you?

Question 2:  Teams of people at work are made up of individuals.  In Camden we celebrate that and encourage everyone to be themselves and bring their whole selves to work. What does this mean to you and what makes you a good team member? Please also share an example.

Question 3: Please describe what type of work environment do you perform best in?

The Role

You will be part of a team that works shifts across 7 days per week, 24 hours a day.  This is a truly rewarding role for the right person!

The role of Support Coordinator is integral within the Short Breaks service where you will support people with disabilities to take control of their lives and, make use of the local community and to meet planned goals and outcomes, which includes physical and emotional support and personal care.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

You have a passion for working with people who may need hands-on support in all areas of daily living, including assisting people to move, personal care (e.g. support with dressing, showering or bathing) and administration of medication.

Ideally you have experience in planning and leading on shifts and awareness in autistic spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and/or brain injury. Epilepsy awareness would also be advantageous, but we will share this knowledge and training with you during your induction.

You are someone who has an NVQ Level 3 or equivalent with excellent IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Office applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an all-day recruitment workshop on Wednesday, 27th October 2021.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Asking for Adjustments

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.


Camden: A diverse and vibrant borough
What makes us different?

Camden London Borough Council offers the opportunity to create a place for everyone. The council is committed to excellence and aims to recruit vibrant and talented people to develop and cultivate highly competent work teams. 
Camden Council promotes culture, innovation and excellence by celebrating awards such as the Camden Business Awards, Community Support Awards and Camden Design Awards. 

Great values

Based in the heart of the capital, Camden has much to offer its dedicated staff. The council is committed to excellence, and dedicated to safeguard and support the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children. Camden aims to work hand to hand with the communities it serves to find new and better ways to increase quality of life.
Why work for Camden?

  • Camden is committed to providing high quality services
  • Competent and skilled work teams.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment
  • Strong focus on innovation
  • Competitive salary.
  • Free season ticket / travelcard loan scheme. 

Would you like to work in an innovative, multicultural, vibrant and transforming environment?

Camden may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Find Us
020 7974 4444
Town Hall
Judd Street
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