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Play Practitioner

Vacancy Details

Salary: £19,819 - £21,985
Location: East Hampshire District Council
Job Type: Other
Category: East Hampshire District Council
Date Posted: 21/06/2019
Reference: 1000000784


The very successful Rural Areas Play Project (RAPP) based at East Hampshire District Council in Petersfield Hampshire; are on the search for passionate and enthusiastic Play Leaders and Playworkers to join the growing RAPP Team!

This job would be perfect for anyone who enjoys working in a sociable, busy and well supported environment! Why not channel your skills into something that offers a meaningful and powerful impact to the lives of young people.

What we are looking for:

  • Interest in a career in childcare
  • Wanting to learn and develop knowledge and skills
  • Understanding the varied needs of children and their families
  • Understanding the issues involved in the delivery of quality play care
  • Understanding the issues of equal opportunities
  • Provide and facilitate safe and creative play
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and demonstrate leadership skills
  • Able to approach and overcome challenges with a positive attitude
  • Sufficient understanding and use of English to ensure the wellbeing of the children

A level 3 in Playwork or childcare or similar qualification is essential for the play leader role.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will need a full driving license.

This will be an annualised hour 3-year fixed term contract working in both term time and school holiday periods. We are open to a job share fr this vacancy. 

For further information on this role please contact:

Lisa Clements – Play Development Officer on 01730 234384 or email

Closing date:28th June 2019


Salary: £19,819 - £21,985

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