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Senior Play Worker

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Closing date
13 Jun 2022

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The Role:

As a senior playworker you will be responsible for the running and development of out of school clubs/play provision both after school and in the holidays.

The successful candidate will provide fun, new and exciting opportunities to children and young people within a play setting. 

You will be responsible for running your own club and leading a team of playworkers to deliver day to day activities in a safe, fun environment in line with Ofsted standards. This includes planning and providing activities for children and young people in line with the Ofsted EYFS Statutory Framework.

You will also be required to manage a team of play workers and ensure all staff record details are up to date and supervisions are held regularly.

 About You:

Have you ever worked in out of school clubs? Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge?

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic senior playworker who can lead a team as well as provide and develop fun and high quality opportunities to children and young people aged 4 to 12.

You must be able to work on your own and as part of a team and provide a safe and friendly environment where children are given the opportunities to develop and grow.

You must have evidence of a relevant professional qualification at Level 3 (or above) e.g. Early Years and childcare. Experience of working with children and young people aged 4-12 is required together with a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience of staff management.

About Us:

Bolton Play & Youth Service is part of The Department of People Bolton Council and is committed to working with children and young people throughout the Borough to access quality play and out of school opportunities.  The Team develops and delivers play and youth opportunities for children and young people aged 4 to 12 years old.

You will have access to a wide range of benefits to support you to be the best you can be, including:

.  Supportive work environment

.  Access to learning and development opportunities and activities for your Continued Professional Development

.  Health & wellbeing support

.  Excellent pension scheme

.  Essential car user allowance on top of your salary

.  Access to a range of staff benefits including gym membership, Cycle to Work and car lease schemes.

.  Employee Assistance Programme

For more information about working for Bolton Council, please see the Working with Us page on and see all the benefits you can get here:

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