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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£10.42 - £11.00 Hourly Dependent on experience and qualifications

Play Worker job summary

Are you enthusiastic, caring, energetic and hard-working? Then you may have what it takes to join our team of dedicated childcare professionals!

Under the direction of the Play Leader, you will be working to support and facilitate an enabling environment for our children during our morning breakfast and after-school wrap around care. You will engage in partnership working, building positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues alike. Your main duties will include following children's interests in play, setting up and engaging in child-led activities, administering first-aid where necessary, communicating with children, parents/carers and other stakeholders. 

Hours: 7:30-9:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and 15:30-17:30 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

Please note, this is a term-time only position but there is potential for further experience at our holiday clubs based at our Arlesey nursery. 

Attractive staff discounts are available.


A positive approach to gaining further training

Some understanding of the importance of Health & Safety and Food Hygiene in the workplace

Safeguarding Children Training 

A current paediatric first aid certificate, food hygiene certificate, and a relevant qualification would be advantageous, or a willingness to work towards achieving them.

Applicants must be willing to undertake a DBS clearance and the Nursery must receive two satisfactory references before the successful candidate can commence employment.

CLOSING DATE:     Friday 24th November 2023

INTERVIEW DATE:   Monday 27th November 2023

For general enquiries about this role, please contact Mrs Rachel Howarth  on 01462 410420 or rhowarth@bestacademies.org.uk

Applications may be made online via MyNewTerm.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children's welfare and offers of employment are subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

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