Director of Play

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After School Club walking bus support worker

Adventure playground manager

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Gloucestershire Play is seeking an exceptional leader (CEO) with the desire to bring about positive change for disadvantaged children and communities using the power of play. 


Hours: full time, 37 hrs/week incl after school, holidays and occasional weekends
Salary: £30,451 – £32,233 plus 6% pension contribution
Location: PGHQ at City Works, Gloucester + outreach across Gloucestershire
Closing date: 31 October 2021
Interviews: w/c 22 November 2021, start date March 2022
To apply: for further information and/or application pack, please phone 01452 505548 or email office@playgloucestershire.org.uk. Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted.


This is an exciting opportunity to lead a successful and valued local charity supporting disadvantaged and rurally isolated children across Gloucestershire. The Director of Play will have day-to-day responsibility for leading the charity in all aspects of work. It is a wide-ranging role – one day requiring a high-level presentation to potential funders and the next delivering community play alongside our committed and passionate Play Team in a disadvantaged community. Key components of the job include playwork delivery, leadership, operations, financial controls, governance, compliance and fundraising. The successful applicant will ensure that the charity fulfils its vision, strategy and values, supporting disadvantaged children and communities using the power of outdoor play.

For more information download the job description below.

Play Gloucestershire is committed to equal opportunities and anti-discrimination practices and positively encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds

Play Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS Enhanced Disclosure as part of our Safer Recruitment protocol.

 

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Oasisplay, SE5

We are looking for four dynamic and experienced people to join our team! Oasisplay provides innovative and inclusive outdoor play and learning opportunities that enable disabled and non-disabled children and young people to lead enriched independent lives.


Hours: roles vary, see below
Salary: roles vary, see below
Closing date: 11:59pm Sunday 31 October 2021. Oasisplay reserves the right to close posts at any time, so apply early to avoid disappointment.
To apply: Please download an application pack from our website www.oasisplay.org.uk or contact HR@oasisplay.org.uk to request one. Please make sure you read the full job description and ensure your application shows how you meet our specification.


 

We have four fantastic roles working at the heart of the Oval community to deliver a high quality, inclusive, play service across Oasis’ projects. These are:

  • Play Service Manager (full time, £37,000)
  • Head of Access and Support (full time, £37,000)
  • Inclusion Manager (full time, £33,000)
  • Family Support Manager (part time, £19,800)

More details are in the recruitment poster and Oasisplay website, accessed via the links below.

Oasisplay is an inclusive employer and welcomes disabled people. Please get in touch if you have any support or communication needs you would like to discuss with us.

More details on the Oasisplay website
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PACE, Camden

We are looking for an after school club walking bus support worker to escort local children from their primary schools to after school club in Fortune Green.


Hours: term-time Monday-Friday 3.15-4.15pm
Salary: £11.51/hr
Closing date: 31 October 2021
To apply: Please send completed application forms to iola@paceforall.com – Please note that we do not accept CV’s.


Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the pick-up of the correct children from local schools
  • Ensure that children travel safely between their school and After-School Club.
  • To make sure that children maintain appropriate behaviour during the journey from school to after-school club.

Staff Benefit: Free after school childcare for your own children aged 4-12 years on days of work

Person Specification

Essential requirements of the post:

  • Reliability
  • Good timekeeping
  • Patience
  • DBS (formally known as CRB) results which are acceptable to PACE
  • Must enjoy working with children

 

 

 

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London Play is one of  many organisations behind a campaign to ensure that every child has the space, time, and freedom to play this summer as Covid-19 restrictions are eased. Can you sign the #SummerOfPlay pledge?

FIND A PLACE TO PLAY

Click here to go to our play map and find adventure playgrounds, play streets and all our other favourite places to play in London.
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KIDS Hayward Adventure Playground

As a Playground Manager you will be providing a range of play services that support disabled children young people and their families.


Hours: after school, weekends (flexible working considered)
Salary: £32,198 FTE per annum
Closing date: 01 November 2021
To apply:  click here for more details and how to apply online


You will manage a team of play workers, alongside coordinators and senior practitioners to run after school and weekend sessions for children aged 6-16 with SEND, as well as a weekly youth services for young people with SEND aged 16-25.  Hayward Adventure Playground also provides busy holiday play schemes.

This is a great opportunity to develop your skills in a rewarding role and gain a strong sense of achievement. The successful candidate must have over 3 years experience in  management, play and work with disabled children and have a professional  level qualification in play  or  a similar qualification in a related discipline.

In addition to:

  • Experience of creating a positive play environment for children.
  • Through understanding of and ability to demonstrate safe practice and adherence to current Safeguarding processes.
  • Experience of managing a large flexible team including recruitment, supervision and development.
  • Ability to write accurate reports, keep records, undertake monitoring and evaluation processes.
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Working at London Play is brilliant. But with funding always tight, we are a small and lean operation. So it is not often that positions come up – but when they do, we’ll list them here.


Sorry! We are not recruiting at the moment.

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