Job Title: Care Club Playworker
Reports to: Care Club Manager/Deputy
2. JOB PURPOSE:
To actively work and participate
under the direction of the Care Club Manager/Deputy Manager to provide safe,
high quality play for children aged 4 – 11 years of age.
To build links and work in
partnership with parents, carers and professionals to promote the well-being of
support the Club Supervisor in the planning and implementation of the
daily activities of the Club to ensure children's needs are met.
work with staff to maintain the Club to an agreed standard of tidiness,
cleanliness and hygiene and to advise the Club Supervisor of any concerns
e.g. regarding children, parents or the safety of equipment, preserving
confidentiality as necessary.
support the Club Supervisor in ensuring that all relevant records are
maintained and to attend staff meetings and training sessions as required.
undertake other duties and responsibilities of an equivalent nature as
determined by the Club Supervisor.
be aware of, and to implement, national and local guidelines in order to
safeguard and promote the well-being of the children.
direct any parents with concerns or queries to the Club Supervisor.
4. WORK CONTENT:
The post holder will act as a role
model and be able to effectively communicate with children, parents, etc in
order to maintain appropriate standards of behaviour and provide feedback to
parents, professionals, etc. The post is
mainly reactive with little need for planning or evaluation.
5. PERSON SPECIFICATION:Education,
Training and Work Qualifications
Good standard of general education
Paediatric First Aid Certificate
Basic understanding of food hygiene Desirable:
Knowledge of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, equal
opportunities and confidentiality
Understanding of relevant national regulations and guidance.
- Provide and facilitate an inclusive, safe and creative play.
- Communicate well with a wide range of groups and individuals.
- Work as a team member.
- Use common sense.
- Carry out all responsibilities within an equal opportunities framework.
- Experience of working with children aged 4 - 11 years.
- Experience understanding of multi-agency and partnership working
The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and employment practices reflect this commitment.
The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of Potters Gate School is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, LGC members, Trust directors, visitors, contractors and third party professionals to share this view. The safeguarding and protection of children is everyone’s responsibility.
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