Play-worker – closing date 6 July 2018

Apollo club is looking for someone to join a small team working in our after school and holiday club. The person should be enthusiastic, creative and enjoy working with children. They should be willing to promote inclusive attitudes and practice in line with our policies, accommodating and supporting the diversity of children and parents who use the service.

We are looking for someone with at least 1 year’s experience of working with children in the 4-12 years age range, in a paid or voluntary role. The person should have some knowledge of child protection issues.

A qualification in play-work or child care is desirable but not essential, however, it is a condition of the job that the successful applicant must be willing to work towards gaining the relevant qualification if necessary.

This is a a 52-week contract with hours split over term time and holiday clubs. The contract is initially for 1 year.

Apollo is committed to promoting and safeguarding the safety of all children who use our service therefore all posts are subject to Enchanced DBS (previously CRB) checks.

Address Line 1
Mapp Community Centre
Address line 2
22 -24 Mount Pleasant
Is this location wheelchair accessible?
Contract type
Part timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Central Reading
£7.85 to £8.15 ph depending on qualification/experience
Caroline Adamson, Supervisor/Senior Play worker
Main contact telephone
Reference number for post
How to apply

For an application form, please email or call 01189168416 and leave a message with your name, address and a contact number.

Please do not send a CV.

Open for applications from
18 June 2018
Closing date for applications
6 July 2018
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates