Truly making a difference – leading day to day operations in a charity
dedicated to improving the life chances of children and young people.
At Oasisplay, we run several exciting sites for children and young people, including a Kart Track, a Nature
Garden and an Adventure Playground. We provide varied opportunities for children and young people to
play, learn new skills and knowledge and develop confidence and self-esteem.
As the Head of Play and Youth Service, you will directly lead the operations of all the sites, including an
additional one due to join us in summer 2021. The sites are run via a committed team of site managers,
play and youth workers, support staff and volunteers. You will provide inspiring and enthusiastic leadership
as well as coaching and mentoring your whole team and you will be expected to provide ‘hands on’
support during busy times.You will also be responsible for the good financial management and
administration of all the projects.
You should be a successful manager with significant experience in a children’s play centred organisation,
education or other similar organisation, and will have worked with disabled and non disabled children and
their families. You must have a strong belief in the right of all children to succeed. You should also hold a
recognised qualification in playwork, youth work, childcare or education or be qualified through
significance experience and willing to gain a qualification. Evidence of successfully managing others is
You will be able to demonstrate good leadership, great communication and networking skills, excellent
administration and organisational skills and sound knowledge of safeguarding policy and practice.
Oasisplay is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from disabled people. Please get in touch
if you have any support or communication needs you would like to discuss with us.
Working days – Tuesday – Saturday during term time, Monday – Friday in school holidays ( flexible working
will be considered)
£37000 pa CLOSING DATE TUESDAY 20th APRIL 2021 at 12p.m.