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Job Reference:
Type of Position:
Play Worker
Burnham, Slough
£9.50 hourly GROSS
Start Date:
Job Posted:
Temp / Perm:
Full / Part:
Part Time
Typical Hours:
term time from 2:30 to 6:30pm
Level 2 or Level 3

Part Time Play Worker Job in Berkshire

Job description

A great position as an after school play worker.
Hours are term time from 2:30 to 6:30pm
Holiday Clubs are from 8am to 6pm February Half Term, Easter, May Half Term and 4 weeks of Summer Holidays so around 8 weeks in total

Duties and Responsibilities
1 Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff;
2 To keep a proper record of achievement file on your key children, for parents/carers;
3 Work with parents/carers of special needs children to give full integration in the Setting;
1. Support all staff and engage in a good staff team;
2. Liaise with and support parents/carers and other family members;
3. To be involved in out of working hours activities, e.g. training, monthly staff meetings, fundraising events;
4. To be flexible within working practices of the Setting. Be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the Setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment etc.;
5. Work alongside the manager and staff team to ensure that the philosophy behind the project is fulfilled;
6. Recording accidents in the accident book. Ensure the manager has initialled the report before the parent receives it;
7. Look upon the Setting as a "whole" where can your help be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children;
8. Ensure child is collected by someone known to Setting;
9. To respect the confidentiality of information received;
10. To develop your role within the team especially with regard as a key worker;
11. Specific Child Care Tasks:
• The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development;
• To ensure that mealtimes are a time of pleasant social sharing;
• Washing and changing children as required;
• Providing comfort and warmth to an ill child;

12. To ensure the Setting of a high quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development;
13. To be aware of the high profile of the Setting and to uphold its standards at all times.
14. To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring Setting policies and procedures are observed at all times.

Playworker- Person Specification:

Essential Desirable
Skills, aptitude, knowledge and experience
• A commitment to the provision of high-quality childcare
• A positive approach to learning and gaining new skills through teamwork and training opportunities
•Previous experience of caring for, or working with children aged 0-5 in a voluntary or paid capacity
• An understanding of the Early Learning Goals
• Knowledge of the National Standards for the regulation of Childcare provision

• Interest in the care, learning and development of young children
• An understanding of the Foundation Stage curriculum

Personal qualities
• Good organisational, record keeping and planning skills
• Punctuality
• Excellent communication skills, with children, colleagues, advisors and parents/carers/carers.
• Patience
• Empathy with children, colleagues and parents/carers/carers
• Reliability and trustworthiness
• A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues
• Enthusiasm for working with young children
• Flexibility - occasionally working hours might be changed, e.g. if the setting hosts a Parent's Evening
• Able to work in small teams

• A positive approach to gaining further qualifications
• Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in the workplace
• Completion of a recognised Level 2 Childcare qualification, e.g. Level 2 Certificate for the Children & Young People's Worforce, NVQ Level 2 in Children's Care, Learning and Development - or be working towards completion

• Completion of a recognised Level 3 Childcare qualification, e.g. Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People's Workforce, NVQ Level 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development - or be working towards completion
• Completion of Safeguarding Awareness course (Group 2)
• Health & Safety certificate
• First Aid certificate
• Completion of other relevant courses

If you are interested in this Part Time Play Worker Job in Berkshire, please apply now.

Branch details for this job

Tinies Berkshire
Suite 5 & 11 Suffolk House
The Green
Wooburn Green
Bucks HP10 0EU
01628 522 212

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