- Want to make a tangible difference in your local community?
- Are you keen to challenge the perception of disability in society?
We’re always looking for friendly and enthusiastic people to join a team, both at our inclusive schemes and at our HQs in Guildford and Farnham, that is removing the barriers to play for hundreds of disabled children and young people across the South East.
We are holding recruitment events in Basingstoke, Esher, Guildford and Molesey this autumn. To be invited to a recruitment event, you must send a Play or Youth Worker application to us. Please scroll down to the Scheme Based Play and Youth Workers sub-heading to apply.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01483 230 938.
Office based roles
PROJECT MANAGER | GUILDFORD OFFICE | £23,695 | 5 days a week including Saturdays
The Project Manager role is to closely manage and develop three of our Youth and Young Adult Schemes in Surrey. You will be managing the project leaders to create a high quality & exciting play and leisure experience for disabled young people. We are looking for a self-starter able to motivate a team and work on their own initiative. The ideal person should be degree educated and have experience working with disabled people. Strong skills in the area of managing people and administration are essential to the role. Above all, you should be passionate about providing play and leisure opportunities for disabled children and young people. This role requires you to have a driving license.
For more information, please speak to Sam Morris by calling 01483 230 930 or emailing email@example.com.
PLAY MANAGER | GUILDFORD PLAYSCHEME | £21,635 | Full time (Mon-Thurs & Sat)
The Play Manager will be supported by the Centre Manager in the efficient running of the scheme by ensuring an excellent standard of management and delivery of high quality leisure activities for children. The successful applicant must have experience of working with children and demonstrating the highly physical and emotional capacity for the enthusiasm and energy that children require of their playmates.
Scheme based Leader and Deputy roles
DEPUTY LEADER | ANDOVER YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
DEPUTY LEADER | BASINGSTOKE YOUNG ADULTS SCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays
DEPUTY LEADER | BOOKHAM YOUNG ADULTS | £10.38/hour | Saturdays
LEADER | EASTLEIGH PLAYSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
DEPUTY LEADER | ESHER PLAYSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays & Holidays
LEADER | KINGSTON PLAYSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
DEPUTY LEADER | KINGSTON PLAYSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
LEADER | MOLESEY YOUTHSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays and Holidays (Job Share)
DEPUTY LEADER | MOLESEY YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays and Holidays (Job Share)
DEPUTY LEADER | PETERSFIELD YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
LEADER | RICHMOND YOUTHSCHEME | £11.85/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
DEPUTY LEADER | RICHMOND YOUTHSCHEME | £10.38/hour | Saturdays and Holidays
Scheme based Play and Youth Worker roles
PLAY & YOUTH WORKERS | ACROSS ALL SCHEMES | Saturdays & Holidays
Please note that we will be inviting applicants to recruitment events in Basingstoke (18th October), Esher (16th October), Guildford (17th October) and Molesey (16th October).
We are looking for energetic and enthusiastic play workers to join our exciting and busy play and youth schemes. Our schemes provide fun play, leisure and sport activities for disabled children and young people with a wide range of impairments. Your role as a play worker will be to assist in the delivery of these schemes! If you enjoy working in a busy and sociable environment then this could be the perfect job for you.
16-17 years old: £4.96 per hour
18-20 years old: £6.81 per hour
21 years old or over: £7.83 per hour
PRE-SCHOOL WORKER | GUILDFORD | £6.81-£8.33/hour (Dependant on qualification level and experience) | Full-time (Monday-Friday)
Please note there are two Pre-school worker vacancies available.
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