£11,250 pro rata per annum (FTE £22,500 per annum)
12 days ago
Have you got what it takes to support prisoners and their families?
Our client is a highly respected independent charity, which together with its subsidiary works across England and Wales to develop and deliver a range of innovative services, providing practical and emotional support to prisoners’ children and families, to prisoners, and to ex-prisoners.
Position: Therapeutic Play Worker (Early Years Specialist)
Location: HMP Downview, Banstead, Surrey
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 18.75 Hours Per Week
Salary: £11,250 pro rata per annum (FTE £22,500 per annum)
Closing date for applications: 17th January 2021
Interview date: W/C 25th January 2021
About the role:
Our client is looking for a forward-thinking, creative children’s specialist’ to join their service at HMP Downview. You will provide therapeutic support and play opportunities to the children using play facilities at the Prison, as well as using play to support the relationship between the prisoners and their family,
The post holder will be part of the family services team, overseeing delivery of play and therapeutic interventions for children visiting HMP Downview. You will ensure that the play provision always operates to an excellent standard and safeguards children, ensuring that activities are suited to the range of children supported.
You will have experience of planning and delivering play to children and families within a challenging environment; you will also be a good communicator, reliable and enthusiastic. You should have demonstrable’ experience of play work with children. It essential that you have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and can relate sensitively to the varying needs of the children visiting the Prison.
This post is subject to pre-employment checks, a Satisfactory DBS disclosure and Enhanced Prison security clearance.
What they Offer:
Our client offers a wide range of employee benefits including free confidential advice and counselling service, cycle to work scheme, Life Assurance, Spec Saver eye care vouchers plus more.
You will undergo a thorough induction process attend training to further develop yourself as a front line services worker and be supported by a friendly and enthusiastic team.
If you feel that you meet the criteria of this role please complete an application form by clicking the `apply` button.
You may have experience of the following: Play Worker, Teacher, Coach, Play Scheme Assistant, Nursery Worker, Teaching, Coaching, Childcare, Nursery Assistant, Early Years, etc.