Playworker, Enfield

Club or setting:Walker Children's Club
Hours:3 hours per day, 5 days per week, term time only
Job title:Playworker
Salary:Up to £10.00 per hour
Closing date:31 August 2021



  1. Provide safe, creative, appropriate play opportunities for the children and the safe delivery to parents and/or named carers.  This will include providing refreshments and accommodating special dietary requirements.
  2. Attend any necessary training programmes identified with the Co-ordinator – eg. First Aid.
  3. Assist in maintaining equipment in a safe condition and ensuring that health and safety regulations are followed.
  4. Administer first aid as appropriate
  5. Carry out all responsibilities and activities within an equal opportunities’ framework
  6. Work within Club’s policies and procedures and take guidance from regular staff.


A.  Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to provide and facilitate safe, creative play, plan activities and meet individual children’s needs
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised using judgement and common sense and seeking guidance / clarification when necessary
  • Flexibility and adaptability at work
  • Enjoys working as part of a team

B.  Qualifications

  • NVQ level 2 in play work or equivalent or willingness to attend such training
  • Current first aid certificate (which covers care of children) or willingness to attend a course
  • Food hygiene basic training course

C.  Proven Working Knowledge

  • Experience of working on own initiative
  • Experience of working with children

D.  Special Conditions

  • Enthusiastic about and committed to providing good quality childcare
  • A commitment to equal opportunities


Date posted: 9 August 2021