Job Vacancy – Holiday Only Playworker

Play Worker

Job Title: Holiday Only Play Worker

Annual Salary: £3,942 - £4,783 (£10.20 per hour unqualified, £12.37 per hour qualified)

Reporting To: The Play Centre Manager or Deputy/SENCo Manager.

Responsible For: Volunteers, interns and placement workers.

Location: Camden

Annual Leave: 28 days per annum (including public holidays) pro rata.

Hours: 35 hours per week during school holidays (11 weeks per annum).


Job Purpose and Context:

Upon joining PACE you will help to build the reputation of our young and rapidly expanding organisation by contributing to the delivery of truly inclusive services and striving for excellence.  You primary responsibilities will be the delivery of high quality, inclusive play opportunities and promoting the happiness and wellbeing of the children and working in partnership with parents and carers.

The post holder will work as directed by the Play Centre Manager (or Deputy/SENCo Manager), undertaking specific responsibilities as negotiated and agreed in order to support the day-to-day operation and development of the service.

PACE is a grass roots charity based in the London Borough of Camden.  Founded by a group of parents, childcare and playwork professionals who came together to start a social enterprise, PACE came into being with the specific aim of developing inclusive, high quality play and childcare services and to support the parents of disabled children into work and training. PACE deliver a wide range of services including after school and holiday play provision, early years childcare, overnight short breaks for children with disabilities and mentoring services for children excluded from school.

We are seeking sessional play workers to work across our centres in Camden Town (NW1), West Hampstead (NW6).  We are looking for friendly, positive minded individuals who wish to help us provide a fun, stimulating play service to children and families.  We will also be able to offer the right applicant the opportunity to work on other projects we deliver including our ‘Pre-school’ and ‘Short Breaks’ services.

Please note this post is subject to an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and two references satisfactory to PACE.

To apply, please send completed applications to [email protected] or post to Iola McCarogher, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.

Holidy Only Playworker Job Description

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