Play Scheme Assistant / Holiday Club Assistant

Youth Options
Itchen Valley County Park, Southampton, Hampshire
£7.83 per hour
12 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking to recruit a number of Play Scheme Assistants / Holiday Club Assistants to join our team to plan and deliver sessions in our OFSTED registered Holiday Club for children aged 3 to 11. The holiday club is based in the woodland and the children are outside all the time, in all weathers; there is indoor space available should they wish to use it -most don't! 


  • To deliver the varied holiday club program of activities to the children and young people
  • To plan, provide and take part in all the groups’ activities. In addition to take part in special events, outings and visits if and when appropriate.
  • To support the development and implementation of a varied program of interventions and activities to meet the needs of the children and young people
  • To help prepare and fully set up activities before the children and young people arrive and tidy up after they leave
  • Ensure that all areas are kept clean and safe for children and young people at all times.
  • To manage groups of children and young people, and be responsible for their care whilst they are participating in activities

About you

  • This position requires a highly motivated and enthusiastic person capable of working independently and acting on their own initiative.
  • The successful applicants will have childcare experience and will be excellent at working with children.
  • Play Scheme Assistant, Level 2 qualification (minimum) in Childcare or Early Years is essential.

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