Playworker – Pod2

Location: YMCA Wimbledon

Company: YMCA South West London

Hours: Various hours available (this is a Bank role)

Salary: £7.75 per hour

Date Posted: 06/12/16           Closing Date: Ongoing 


Job Description: 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team which provides high quality, safe and creative soft play sessions and parties to customers at YMCA Wimbledon.

We are looking for candidates who can: develop good relationships with users of Pod2; facilitate and host children’s parties; assist in the publicity, promotion and delivery of soft play and children’s parties; ensure that activities are inclusive to all; ensure that the soft play area is safe, clean, and ready for customers; provide an experience for users of Pod2 that is of a high standard, with  exceptional customer service; dress up in the SPACE mascot costume when appropriate; assist in delivering activities for children under and over age 5.

It is essential that candidates have knowledge of: child development; disabilities which may affect children; Safeguarding; how to lead and facilitate play activities for children. Candidates are required to have experience of providing play activities and working with children and families in a professional setting, and should be able to: relate effectively with a wide range of people; provide a range of activities which meet the needs of diverse groups; lift heavy equipment, such as tables and chairs.

This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a Disclosure Barring Service check in line with YMCA LSW procedures.

For more information and to download an application form please CLICK HERE or email

Date Posted: 06/12/16           Closing Date: Midday 16/12/16