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

Playworker, Sowerby Bridge

Club or setting:St Mary's Out of School Club
Location:Sowerby Bridge, West Yorks
Hours:4.5 hours per day, 4 days per week, term time only
Job title:Playworker
Salary:£8.40 per hour
Closing date:16 April 2018


Term Time Only:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

                               7.20 – 9am and 3pm - 6.00pm.

                               There may be additional hours available Fridays

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

All posts are covered by the Childcare Act 2006 and are subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure for a regulated activity and reference checks. 

If you are interested in this position or would like to request a visit please contact Briony Mansley at bribonny@hotmail.co.uk or Tel: 07895 892061

Date posted: 16 March 2018