RESPONSIBLE TO: Playground Coordinator
HOURS: -21hrs per week in term time
-39hrs per week in school holidays
(Averaged out as 25 paid hours per week)
LOCATION: Felix Road Adventure Playground
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 29th March 2018
Felix Road is excited to announce that we are recruiting a senior playworker for the adventure playground open access sessions.
The successful applicant will have a level 3 playwork qualification and/ or two years equivalent experience on an adventure playground. We are looking for a candidate that has natural playwork leadership skills and a sound, up-to-date knowledge of the principles that underpin effective and inspiring playworking with children aged up to 14, particularly in the areas of safeguarding and risk-benefit implementation and assessment.
The successful applicant will help to support and develop a dynamic team of paid staff and volunteers on our vibrant and ever-changing play-space, delivering playwork that is sensitive to the myriad cultural backgrounds of the children and families who attend here. S/he will be attendant to the current financial and political situation in the voluntary sector, both in Bristol and nationally, and as well as ‘face-to-face’ duties will engage in work that involves multi-agency relationship building, fundraising, safeguarding and representing Felix Road to potential partners and supportive organisations.
As a newly independent organization, this is an opportunity to participate in a dynamic and highly effective adventure playground with deep roots within the community that puts play and the principles of playworking front-and-centre of our organizational ethos.
If you are passionate about adventure playwork, have experience in organizing child led play space and co-creating a rich, multilayered play setting and wish to contribute to a new era of adventure playground culture here in Bristol, this post could be for you.
The post entails:
Please contact Eddie at email@example.com for an application pack.If you would like more information you can call me on 0117 902 2222.