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Vacancy: Sessional Play Worker

Hilldrop Play Project (Holiday Play Scheme)
Up to 30 hrs p/w during school holidays (9 weeks per year) @ £13.15 per hour


We are seeking an experienced Play Worker to join the Play Project team and work during our School Holiday Play Schemes that take place over 9 weeks of the year. Working with children aged 4-11 years old, your primary responsibility will be the delivery of high-quality play activities which promote participation, inclusion and wellbeing, in a safe and welcoming environment.


You'll support children to follow their own ideas and interests, as well as lead a variety of interesting and fun activities including free and natural play, sports, games, art and crafts. You'll have experience of working with children in a similar setting and being part of a professional team, with an understanding of a child-centered approach to activities.

Additional hours may be available to provide cover in our After School Club that runs during term time.

To apply please complete and send an application form along with a cover letter, detailing how you match the person specification, to Iola Isaac, Play Project Manager, at Printed applications can be sent to Iola Isaac, Hilldrop Community Centre, Community Lane, Hilldrop Road N7 0JE, or dropped at the centre during office hours. For an informal discussion about the role please call 0207 607 9453. 

Sessional Play Worker Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form (working with children)

This post is subject to 2 satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check for working with children.

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