Playworker (Fixed Term)

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12247
Closes: Sunday, 21st January 2018
Published: Thursday, 14th December 2017
Location: Banchory Community Centre,Schoolhill
Salary: £2,220 - £2,259 per year
Hours: 5.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Education
Sub-category: Pupil Support

Job Description

You will be required to assist in the provision of a high quality out of school care service in line with Care Inspectorate Regulations and guidelines.

You will have experience of working with children in a supervisory capacity and the ability to relate to children in a positive manner is essential, together with a creative and enthusiastic approach. You will have a Willingness to undertake further relevant training. SVQ Level II qualification in Playwork (or equivalent) and experience of working as part of a team is desirable as is food hygiene and first aid certificates.

This is a fixed term contract for a period not exceeding 30/09/2018.

You will be working in either Banchory Community Learning Centre or Hill of Banchory Family Centre. You will be working Breakfast Club (7:30 – 9:00) and Afterschool Club (15:00 -18:00) on Tuesdays only, with a possibility of some overtime during holiday and in-service days. There may be an opportunity for an increase in contracted hours in May.


This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check. Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. A confirmed offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

This post has a minimum requirement of two references, one of which must be your current or most recent employer.

Informal enquiries to Natalia Tomaszek - Natalia.tomaszek@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

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