Playworker - Knowepark Primary School

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Job Details Grade: 6C Hourly Rate: £15.03 - £16.29 Salary: £27,441.22 - £29,740.71 pro rata per annum Contract Duration: Permanent Hours: 9 Role Purpose The Playworker will, under the direction of the Senior Playworker, the...

Job Details

Grade: 6C

Hourly Rate: £15.03 - £16.29

Salary: £27,441.22 - £29,740.71 pro rata per annum

Contract Duration: Permanent

Hours: 9

Role Purpose

The Playworker will, under the direction of the Senior Playworker, the Central Early Years Team and Head Teacher, work as part of a wider team, to assist with the planning and delivery of out of school hours childcare .

The playworker’s core function is to create an environment which will stimulate children’s play and maximise their opportunities for a wide range of play experiences. A skilled and experienced playworker is capable of enriching the child’s play experience both in terms of the design and resources of the physical environment and in terms of the attitudes and culture fostered within the play setting. Scottish Borders Council operates an Out of School Club at Knowepark Primary School, providing care to children from 3 years old up to P7 pupils.

The club opens from the end of the school day to 6pm each day during term time, and from 8 am to 6pm during holidays and in-Service days.

Essential

HNC in Childhood Practice
NNEB
Social Services (Children & Young People) SCQF level 7
SVQ3 in Playwork

All successful applicants will be required to register as a daycare of children practitioner with the Scottish Social Services Council.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Leona Richardson by telephone on 01750 21736 or by email at Leona.Richardson@scotborders.gov.uk.


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.