Playscheme Worker

Location: Sites in Kingston and Merton

Company: YMCA London South West 

Hours: Various hours available during term time and school holidays

Salary: £7.75 per hour – £8.25 per hour

Date Posted: 02/02/17           Closing Date: Midday on 20/02/2017

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Playworker to be part of the Children and Family Work Staff team which provides high quality childcare and play opportunities at our YMCA sites. The Afterschool Clubs and Holiday Playschemes provide a place for children to come and play, explore, build on friendships and enjoy the outdoors.

We are seeking someone who has experience of working with children aged between 4-12 year olds; can provide a safe, fun environment for the children through a range of appropriate activities and play opportunities and take a role in activity planning and preparation. You will be required to actively contribute to the development and quality of the setting, possess effective verbal and written communication skills, and be able to communicate well with parents or carers.

A Playwork Qualification is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a Disclosure Barring Service check in line with YMCALSW procedures.  YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee, you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

How to apply:

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