We are looking for Short Breaks Playworkers to help us plan and deliver high-quality, inclusive play services at our Fortune Green Playcentre. Short Breaks Playworkers helps children and young people with disabilities and complex needs to engage in active play, physical activities and/or overnight stays which promote their independence, social skills and well-being.  If you are passionate about supporting the wellbeing of children and delivering exceptional play experiences, regardless of ability, this could be the job for you. 

Salary: £13.05-13.68 per hour  


1) 4.5 per session for the Saturday Physical Activity Club (running every Saturday 11am-3pm during term time 36 weeks p.a.). Staff can choose to be contracted from between 1 to 4 Saturdays per month during term time.  

2) 24.5 hours per Overnight session, 6 sessions per year (running from 11am Saturday – 11am Sunday). Overnights run from 11am on Saturday to 11am on Sunday. Workers are expected to be contracted for the full 6 overnights per year.  

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

Other benefits: 3% employer pension contribution and access to the employee assistance scheme.

Location: Fortune Green Play Centre, NW6   


The People We Are Looking For:

To succeed in this role, you will be enthusiastic, flexible and ideally have experience working with children and young people in an inclusive setting. Having a caring and child-centred attitude, you will help create a positive environment that provides children and young people with opportunities to explore a wide range of activities and experiences, build their independence and promote their well-being.


How to Apply

To apply, please send a completed application form to [email protected] or send by post to Iola McCarogher, PACE Head Office, Fairfield Play Centre, Mary Terrace, London NW1 7LR.

Closing Date: Sunday 13th February 2022

Application Form

Job Description

If you would like more information on this role, call 020 7183 5120 (Ext. 5).

Please note this role requires an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check and satisfactory references.