Join the team – Playworker needed

Are you looking for fun, flexible work?
Would you like the chance to make a real difference in children’s lives?
This is an exciting chance to join a wellestablished and respected local charity working to improve the well-being and life chances of children and young people in Stockwell and the surrounding areas.
As a playworker you will be working directly with disabled and non-disabled children and their families, supporting them to access the Oasis Play sites and facilitating exciting
inclusive play opportunities. This is a unique role suitable for enthusiastic, motivated, creative problem solvers with the desire to work in a challenging dynamic outdoor setting. The role will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills in a rewarding environment where you will gain a strong sense of achievement.

Essential
A fun and open minded attitude to play.
A good understanding of and commitment to inclusive play, and to the need to address social inequalities.
The ability to work in a small team and in partnership with other staff.
Enthusiasm to and the ability to work with disabled children and young people in a dynamic play environment.
Ability to work under pressure and to remain calm in challenging situations.
Ability to work in a non-judgemental, patient and sensitive manner.
Willingness to work unsocial hours when the need arises.

Desirable
Experience of working with disabled and non-disabled children and young people, together with a thorough understanding of meeting differing needs.
A recognised qualification in playwork, childcare, a related field, or willingness to work towards one.
Experience of consulting with young people.
Experience in planning and delivering group activities.
Understanding of child protections issues, safeguarding and health and safety procedures.
Full clean driving licence.
Knowledge of the Stockwell area.

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