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Play Development Worker in Woodford Green

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The Play Development Worker is a key role within the ELHAP playground and is responsible for the development of the physical playground as well as developing innovative adventure play opportunities in holiday playschemes, Saturday Clubs and term-time visits.

Job Description

About the role

Drummond Abernethy, pioneer of adventure play, described ELHAP as the "very best adventure playground for children with special needs". ELHAP is one of the most exciting adventure playgrounds for disabled and disadvantaged young
people because of its history, its space and its location. The Play Development Worker is a key role within the ELHAP playground and is responsible for the development of the physical playground as well as developing innovative adventure play opportunities in holiday playschemes, Saturday Clubs and term-time visits.


About you

To get the most out of the role you will be motivated and creative with experience and knowledge in facilitating real adventure play choices and opportunities for disabled children and young people. You'll also be up for getting messy, muddy and willing to get involved in maintenance, building and decorating! Naturally, you'll need experience in supporting disabled children and young people and if this was in a play setting even better. You'll also be up to speed with equality and diversity, health and safety, and child protection.


About us


ELHAP is one of only eight adventure playgrounds for disabled children and young people. For over 40 years we have provided fantastic play experiences to many thousands of disabled children from across North East London and Essex. We are an independent charity in a unique and magical setting, unlike any other.

What we offer

  • Work in the most beautiful location
  • Work with a brilliant team
  • Do a job with purpose and make a difference

We ask

  • At least finished college A levels
  • experience of working with children and young people
  • You'll also be up for getting messy, muddy and willing to get involved in maintenance, building and decorating!

Hours: 4 days a week / 32 hours per week including regular Saturdays through the year

Salary: £20,571 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed Term, 6 months only (possibility of extension if additional funding is secured)

Further Information

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University, Other
Location
Woodford Green
Working hours per week
9 - 17
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs
Salary indication
Between £20570 and £20571 per year
Responsible for
Adventure Play, Children and Young People
Type of Job
Counselling and Social Services
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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