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Playworker

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/177123
  • Published: Tue 21/12/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £12,037 to £12,278
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merseyside

Band D

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

About the role: Based in Gautby Road Play & Community Centre. To assist the Senior Play Worker in the day to day administration and management of the children's play programme and in the supervision of activities relating to children and young people.

Candidates should hold NVQ 2 Qualification in Playwork or equivalent.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate experience of working with children aged 6 - 14 in a play setting communicating with children and parents.

You'll need to be qualified in Playwork or equivalent and have experience working in a play setting.

Your experience should include Experience/Knowledge of Open Access play provision or youth settings.

Understanding the individual developmental needs of vulnerable children and young people.

Managing children's and young people's behaviour in various situations.

You will be looking to improve the way we engage with our employees/residents/customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do.

For more information, please contact Patrick Mulligan - patrickmulligan@wirral.gov.uk /  0151 678 3939

Interviews are Planned for 26/01/22

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The successful applicant must have the ability to converse with members of the public and provide advice in accurate, spoken English

This post is subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council’s Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CF&E/21/177123
  • Published: Tue 21/12/2021, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/01/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.00 hours per week
  • Salary: £12,037 to £12,278
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Merseyside

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