Out of School Alliance - Help and Support for Out of School Clubs

Playworker, Sowerby Bridge, W Yorks

Club or setting:St Mary's Out of School Club
Location:Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Hours:4.5 hours per day, 4 days per week, term time only
Job title:Playworker
Salary:£8.50-£9.40 dependent on qualifications/experience
Closing date:30 April 2019


Duties & Responsibilities to adhere to but not restricted to:

  • Assist with planning, preparing and delivering quality play opportunities within a safe and caring environment.
  • Providing comprehensive care for the children including collecting them from school and delivering them safely to parents/carers
  • 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
  • Encouraging parental involvement in the club
  • Undertaking appropriate and relevant training
  • Keeping the work environment healthy, safe and secure
  • Working within the framework of the club’s policies and procedures.
  • Understand the physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social need of the children, and to show them patience, tolerance and warmth.
  • Prepare and clear away resources, daily, at the start and end of each session
  • Maintain confidentiality and report any areas of concern to the Co-ordinating Manager
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with our key clients – parents, school, Calderdale and regulatory bodies
  • Support the Co-ordinating Manager and Committee in the future development of the Club
  • Undertake any other appropriate duties as required by the Co-ordinating Manager
  • Be flexible to be able to participate in team meetings which take place outside of club hours

Contact: bribonny@hotmail.co.uk

Date posted: 3 April 2019