Play Worker

Milton Keynes
£4,290 - £7,722 per annum
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Play Worker

An exciting role working for a national charity.

Pact is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.

Position: Play Worker x2

Location: HMP Woodhill, Milton Keynes

Contract: Permanent

Salary/ hours: £4,290 per annum (FTE £16,087.50) based on 10 hours per week (working two out of three weekends)

Salary/ hours: £7,722 per annum (FTE £16,087.50) based on 18 hours per week (working two out of three weekends)

Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, child care vouchers, pension scheme and more.

About the role:

Pact are looking for two forward-thinking, creative childcare workers to join their play project within HMP Woodhill. You will provide support and play opportunities to the children using play facilities at the Prison.

The post holder will work as one of the children's services team, assisting in the organising of a daily play facility for children visiting HMP Woodhill. You will ensure that the play facilities operate at an excellent standard and safeguard children at all times, ensuring that activities are suited to the range of children visiting.

About you:

You will have experience of planning and delivering play to children and families within a challenging environment; you will also be a good communicator, reliable and enthusiastic. A NNEB or NVQ level 2 in childcare or equivalent is essential. You should have at least one years' experience of play work with children. It essential that you have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and can relate sensitively to the varying needs of the children visiting the Prison.

You must also have the ability to work flexibly, as this role will include regular weekend work.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, a Satisfactory DBS disclosure and Enhanced Prison security clearance.

You may have experience of the following: Play Worker, Teacher, Coach, Play Scheme Assistant, Nursery Worker, Teaching, Coaching, Childcare, Nursery Assistant etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.