Specialist Play Leader

£19,235.08 - £20,036.01 per annum Full time All Year 24-02-2020 Level 3 childcare qualification
Would you like the opportunity to bring your creativity, enthusiasm and knowledge of supporting children and young adults with special needs to this role?
Can you use your knowledge of special needs to provide play opportunities to enable children with complex needs to access a wide range of exciting and stimulating activities?

We need a Specialist Play Lead to carry on the work of our current post holder for the last year of our current funding through Children in Need. (We will be looking to further this funding).

The Play Leader will provide expertise and skill to adapt and lead the provision of high quality play activities in the best interest of the child and their development. These may be centre and/or community based for children and young people between the ages of 0 and 18 years.

For internal applicants this could be a 1 year secondment from your current role, giving you the opportunity to gain experience and valuable skills.

To find out more please phone Jayne or Emily on 01603766566.

Hours: 36 hours per week including some evenings and weekends as required. Normal week: Tuesday to Saturday.

Salary: £19,235.08 - £20,036.01 per annum

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon Monday 24th February 2020. Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Interviews: Interviews will take place on Thursday 27th February 2020

Please note, you must be over 18 years old to apply to work with us.

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to an initial interview and if successful at this stage will be invited to a second formal interview.

You will be required to hold a satisfactory DBS check and have supplied satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.
To apply:

Download, complete and return your application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected]
Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.