An exciting role working for a national charity.
Our client is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves.
Position: Play Worker
Location: HMP High Down, Sutton, SM2 5PJ
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 3-9 hours per week
Salary: £10.20 per hour
Benefits: They offer their staff a range of benefits including free advice, information and counselling service, childcare vouchers, eye-care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and generous holiday entitlement. You will have the opportunity to attend training events to further develop yourself as a professional front line services worker. You will undergo a thorough induction process and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
Closing Date: 3 June 2018
Interviews commencing week beginning: 11 June 2018
About the Role:
Our client are looking for a forward-thinking, creative childcare worker to join their play project within HMP High Down. You will provide support and play opportunities to the children using play facilities at the Prison.
The post holder will work as one of the children’s services team, assisting in the organising of a daily play facility for children visiting HMP High Down. You will ensure that the play facilities operate at an excellent standard on a daily basis, ensuring that activities are suited to the range of children visiting. You will also ensure that children visiting the prison and accessing the play facility are safe guarded at all times.
To be considered for this role you will have experience of planning and delivering play to children and families within a challenging environment; you will also be a good communicator, reliable and enthusiastic. A NNEB or NVQ level 2 in childcare or equivalent is essential. It essential that you have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and can relate sensitively to the varying needs of the children visiting the Prison.
You must also have the ability to work flexibly, as this role will include regular weekend work.
This post is subject to pre-employment checks, a Satisfactory DBS disclosure and prison security clearance.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications form all backgrounds including those with a previous conviction (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment)
You may have experience of the following: Play Worker, Teacher, Coach, Play Scheme Assistant, Nursery Worker, Teaching, Coaching, Childcare, Nursery Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.
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