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Senior Playworker - Plasnewydd Out of School Club Closing Date: 05 August 2018


Plasnewydd Out of School Club is a busy after school club run across two sites in Roath, Cardiff.
The larger of our sites (providing care for up to 35 children) is registered with CIW and runs from 3.30 – 6pm during term time. The second site (caring for up to 24 children), which is close by, is currently running 3.30-5.30pm while it is undergoing registration, but this will be extended to 6pm once the club is registered.
We are looking for lively, responsible people who are comfortable working both as part of a team and on their own initiative, to join us on a permanent basis. The successful candidates will each be based at one or other of our sites but may be required on occasions to work at the other site to provide cover for staff illness etc.
Hours of work:
16 hours per week (term-time only), permanent
The clubs run from the end of the school day until 6pm, Monday to Friday during
term time and Senior Playworkers are required to be on site every day (12.5 hrs per week). Our Senior Playworkers are also required to carry out a number of management duties during noncontact hours over the course of each week. 3.5 hours each week are allocated for this and staff may work these hours at home at a time that suits them.
Job Description:
The Senior Playworker is in charge of the day-to-day running of the club and reports to the club manager. The Senior Playworker ensures the delivery of a safe, caring and stimulating after school club by:
• Planning, coordinating and ensuring delivery of activities and play opportunities which
meet the needs of the children registered with the club
• Planning and ensuring provision of healthy snacks and drinks for children in attendance
• Managing, coordinating and supervising staff working at the club
• Carrying out day to day administration, record keeping, fee collection and purchasing for
the club
Qualifications: A Level 3 Diploma in Playwork OR Level 3 Award in Transition to Playwork from Early Years is desirable. Candidates that do not hold one or other of these qualifications must be willing to undertake training in order to acquire one of them. Qualifications in paediatric first aid and food safety are also desirable.
Necessary Experience: Candidates must have at least 2 years experience of working with primary aged children in a care setting.
How to apply: To apply please send a CV (including full employment history) and covering letter to Mrs Areatha Commanescu at the address above or by email to pooscclubs@yahoo.co.uk.
Alternatively, please request a job application form by emailing poosccommittee@gmail.com.
Selected candidates will be invited for interview in the week commencing 27th August. Any offer of a job will be subject to proof of qualifications, satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checking.


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Salary: 11.27 per Hour

Location: Plasnewydd Out of School Club, Marlborough Primary School/Roath Park Primary School, Blenheim Road, Roath, Cardiff CF23 5BU


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