Playworker

Playworker -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Manchester Airport, Greater Manchester
Full-time
Salary: £7.50 to £8.50 /hour


A fantastic opportunity for a Playworker Level 2 or above-qualified practitioner for an outstanding out of school plus holiday club located near Manchester Airport.

Hours of work:

Breakfast 7:45 – 9am Monday-Friday

Afterschool 3pm – 6pm Monday – Friday

Progression and extra training opportunities to all.

Main duties include:

  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Setting up the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.
  • Providing refreshments and ensuring that hygiene, health and safety standards are met.
  • Administering first aid when necessary.
  • Consulting with children and involving them in planning activities.
  • Helping with club administration, where necessary.
  • Encouraging parental involvement in the club.
  • Facilitating good communication with all members of the organisation, parents, and schools.
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training.
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure.
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures.

Desirable

· Playworker or Level 2 Qualified or above

· Experience of working with 4 to 11-year-olds

· Understanding the varied needs of children and their families

· Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care

· Understanding the issues of equal opportunities

· Provide and facilitate safe and creative play

· Good communication skills

· Able to work as part of a team

· Sound judgement and common sense

· Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the well-being of the children*

· Experience of working within a play-based setting

· Experience of administration

· Competent in using IT to support play and club administration

· Ability to work on own initiative

· Relevant qualification or willingness to work towards this

· Appropriate Safeguarding training

· Current Paediatric First Aid Certificate

· Food Hygiene Certificate

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