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Play workers

We are looking to recruit a pool of Play Workers to support our After School Club and Holiday Club settings in Douglas and Ramsey.

The After School Clubs operates from 3.00 – 6.00 pm Monday-Friday during term time. The Holiday Club operates full days (8.00 – 6.00 pm Monday – Friday) during school holidays.

 You will need…

 A qualification with children and/or professional practice would be an advantage.

Full, clean driving licence

As the post-holder will be working with children, the post is offered subject to DBS check clearance.

 We are looking for someone who…

  • Will Contribute to planning and delivering activities.
  • Liaises with parents and carers on matter of well-being and achievement at the end of each day.
  • Has an ability to build positive and safe relationships with children, manage behaviour and feedback appropriately and confidently.
  • Has a passion for engaging with children, and understands the risk benefits of play.
  • Loves to work as part of a team.

Rewards & Benefits

 Ongoing training opportunities – including where applicable forest schools, QCF Level 3 and 5

Progression opportunities within the organisation

Competitive remuneration, negotiable based on experience 

20+ days holiday allowance 

Discounted Nursery, After School and Holiday Club Fees

Pension Scheme

Health Scheme

Death in Service Scheme 

Please see the job description for further information.Please refer to The Children’s Centre website – via the ‘vacancies’ page –for an application pack:

CLOSING DATE for completed application forms is Monday 3rd April 2017.

How can you help?

There are many ways you can support our work.

  • £3,000 per day to run our charitable programmes
  • £7 benefit for every £1 spent on Thriving families programme
  • 40% of local children and young people engaged in our services
  • 16 groups of all ages hosted at the Farm each week