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Playworker (Casual) in Woodford Green

The best job in the world (if you like having fun, getting messy and working with children). We offer flexible working (you choose when you work - from 1 to 70 days a year!). You earn extra money in holidays and/or term-time Saturdays. Plus gain valuable experience of disabled children and young people. Have fun working in an unstructured free play setting.

What are you going to do

Hours: As and when required (Monday to Fridays in school holiday and regular Saturdays throughout term time)

Salary: £8.58 per hour, inclusive of benefits

Contract: Casual

About the role

ELHAP has been running very successful playschemes for over 40 years which we are continually developing.You'll be supporting children and young people with disabilities in making free play choices at ELHAP, as well as meeting their everyday needs.

You'll be a role model of good practice and it'll be your job to make sure our children and young people are given the best possible support and care. You will be working directly on the playground and will actively participate in all aspects of the
day-to-day playground work.

You choose how many days you can work - some or all days through Monday to Fridays (9.00am –
4.20pm) in school holidays and regular fortnightly Saturdays (9.30am – 4.20pm) throughout term-time.

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 and muddy! Naturally, you'll need experience in supporting disabled children and young people and if this was in a play setting even better. You'll 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 39 years we have provided fantastic play experiences to many thousands of disabled children from across North East London and Essex. We are 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

What we ask:

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


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Extra information

Education Level
Secondary School, College, University, Other
Woodford Green
Working hours per week
9 - 17
Type of Contract
Casual / Part Time Jobs, Summer / Holiday Jobs
Salary indication
Between £8.57 and £8.58 Per Hour
Responsible for
Children and Young People
Type of Job
Sport / Adventure, Counselling and Social Services
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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