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Adventure Playground Manager, Hastings

Club or setting:Hastings Adventure Playground
Hours:30 hours over 5 days per week
Job title:Adventure Playground Manager
Salary:£24,375 pro rata
Closing date:22 March 2019


Do you have what it takes to provide exciting, fun and adventurous play experiences at Hastings’ only adventure playground? Are you excited by the prospect of sparking imaginations and inspiring curiosity?  

If so the role of Adventure Playground Manager with In2play could be ideal for you.

The role - We are looking for an exceptional manager to oversee the whole adventure playground site. Adventure and taking risks is an important part of growing up and it is through play that children learn about themselves and the world around them. This is an exciting opportunity to work with children and young people to develop, co-create and deliver open access play sessions at Hastings Adventure Playground. We are looking for an experienced play worker who can lead on all aspects of running Hastings Adventure Playground. 

Duties will include, but certainly not limited to, leading on the after school open access sessions, facilities management, health and safety, risk assessments, staff and volunteer management and partnership working. If you are an energetic, outgoing individual who enjoys working outdoors, understand children’s play and love working with people we would love to hear from you. 

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • A qualification in playwork and/or extensive experience in Playwork
  • Excellent organisational, report writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Management experience including project management, facilities management and staff supervision
  • Good knowledge of child safeguarding procedures and health and safety

In2play CiC is a not for profit, social enterprise based in Hastings. All children and young people have the right to play, as stated in Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. We believe it is the essential element that inspires their imagination, creativity, learning and independence as well as improving physical health and mental well-being. In2play’s projects are designed to enable and support children and their families to learn, play and grow.  

Location: Hastings Adventure Playground,

Contract: 1 year subject to further funding

Hours: 30 per week

Salary: £24,375 pro rata

Closing date: 22 March 2019 

For more information, please email office@in2play.org.uk to request an application pack which includes a full job description and person specification.

Please note that these posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and are subject to a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure check.

In2play Community Interest Company - for children and adults to learn, play and grow company No. 5769372

Date posted: 12 March 2019