Vacational Play Workers

Job Description

Are you interested in helping provide creative play opportunities for Stevenage children and young people at one of our play centres or play schemes?

Our open access play centres and play schemes provide for children and young people aged 5-14 years who live in Stevenage. Successful staff will have the opportunity to attend play work, first aid and safeguarding children training.
You should:

  • Be able to communicate with children, young people and adults.
  • Have experience of assisting children in play work or other childcare settings.
  • Be over 18 years of age.

Application form, job description and person specification

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Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.


Human Resources Department
Stevenage Borough Council
Daneshill House


Job Details

Job Reference:
Job Title:
Vacational Play Workers
Various sites across Stevenage
Hourly rate: £9.36 per hour (inclusive of Living Wage supplement)
Hours per Week:
Job Type:
Full/Part Time:

Closing Date

31 Dec 2020