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Casual Playranger

Guildford Borough Council
£8.08 per hour inclusive of holiday pay entitlement
Millmead House Offices, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Casual hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/10/2014 at 15:25 PM
Guildford Borough Council

Casual Playranger

Salary: £8.08per hour inclusive of holiday pay entitlement

Hours per week: casual appointment – hours available between 2.30pm/3.00pm and 6.00pm daily on a rota basis plus additional events

Guildford Borough Council has immediate opportunities available for casual playworkers to deliver our outdoor community play opportunities for children and young people. The Guildford Playranger service needs highly motivated and organised individuals who are able be to advocate for, and demonstrate the value and importance of good quality outdoor play opportunities for children in the borough.

The casual Playranger team assist in the day to day delivery of the Playranger service, providing accessible and challenging outdoor play opportunities in local parks and open spaces across the borough. The Guildford Playranger sessions have an overall aim to encourage, support and widen accessibility to opportunities for children within the borough to play freely and enjoy the benefits of playing in the outdoors in their own community. The primary age range of children for this service is eight to twelve years.

The successful candidates will have a broad experience in working with children or young people. In addition a level 2 or 3 qualification in playwork, childcare or youth related discipline is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Playwork Principles and have a passion for working with children from diverse communities through supporting their play.

The role is varied over the course of the year and you will be expected to deliver outdoor play sessions, events and activities in all weathers.

CV’s will not be considered. A completed application is required.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Amanda Pick, Play and Youth Development Officer on 01483 444764 or email leisureservices@guildford.gov.uk.

Deadline for applications 12.00pm 31 October 2014.

How to apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.

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