Playworker vacancy

A play worker is needed to support our group in Wisbech by interacting with children as part of a parent and child group.

Part time:            2 ¼ hours per week, Tuesday mornings

Salary                    £8.75 per hour

The post is based in Wisbech.

Home-Start Cambridgeshire has supported families in Cambridgeshire for 30 years.  Our aim is to give every child the best possible start in life.  Our trained volunteers make weekly visits to families with young children who are going through difficult times, giving emotional and practical support. We run groups in Cambridge and Wisbech.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in the family / children sector and has experience of working with children aged 0-5 in a group environment.

You will:

  • Engage with children aged 0-5 to encourage learning and development through play
  • Model positive interaction with children
  • Help set up the room and clear away.
  • Follow Safeguarding and Confidentiality procedures at all times

The successful candidate will be supported by an enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers.

This is an interesting position and a fantastic opportunity to be part of an experienced team and to make a lasting difference to families in need.  We would love to hear from you if you think you would be suited for this rewarding post.

For an application pack, please contact our office on 01480 700242 or email:

Closing date:   Tuesday 19th February.                    Interview date: Tuesday 26th February.

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