Avenue Services employs people in a range of different jobs. We also offer training opportunities for people looking to enter the world of work or looking to set up their own businesses.

We also partner with other organisations looking to promote their job vacancies to people in Blacon.

We currently have one vacancies, please see details below or regularly keep an eye on our Twitter account, where we post all job adverts.

Part Time Play Worker

Blacon Adventure Playground, Chester

One Part Time position:
£8,613 per annum (rising to £9,067 after 12 months service subject to satisfactory performance) pro rata

16 hours per week

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Housing is one of the UK’s leading social landlords, providing around 70,000 homes across England. We give our residents good quality, affordable homes in communities that they can be proud of. As part of a not-for-profit organisation, we reinvest any surplus we make back into the local communities we serve.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Play Worker to join our Playground Management team. Your will supervise and engage with the children and young people who visit the Blacon Adventure Playground.

The role of Play Worker will include:
•Supporting the provision of safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities and educational programmes
•Developing and maintaining effective relationships with children, young people and their parents/carers
•Assisting in planning a wide range of inclusive activities to meet the needs of groups
•Promoting and supporting the safeguarding of children and young people observing the relevant policies

Skills and experiences:
•Recent experience in a similar role working with children and young people in a play or child care setting
•Working knowledge of Health and Safety together with a practical understanding of safeguarding principles
•Practical understanding of the needs of children and young people with a commitment to the provision of high quality childcare
•An awareness and commitment to equality of opportunity and a positive approach to inclusive practice

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:
•A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
•Criminal records checks are funded by Sanctuary
•At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service
•Life assurance
•Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
•Health and well-being plans
•A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
•Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
•A wide range of learning and development opportunities

To view the job profile, please click here.

To apply please click on this link to the Sanctuary website.

Closing Date: 2 May 2020

Please note that there may be a delay in interviews / start dates due to the current pandemic and the temporary closure of Blacon Adventure Playground to the public.



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