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Play Worker Spring Oscars Unqualified (11805)

  • Salary:
    £23,860.64 per annum
  • Directorate:
    Developments Spring
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent Full Time
  • Closing Date:
    16 April 2024
  • Number of Roles:
    2
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Role: Ref 11805 – Play Worker Spring Oscars Unqualified

Location: Sandwich, Kent

Salary: £23,860.64 per annum

Contract/Hours: Permanent Full Time – 40 hours per week

Closing date: Midnight on 16th April 2024

Benefits: Annual leave of 25 days plus public holidays, gain professional qualifications with excellent training and development opportunities, flexible maternity/adoption/paternity packages, a pension with a up to a 7% employer contribution rate (plus, if you pay in to the pension you will receive life assurance cover), staff discount portal with your favourite brands, Blue Light Card eligibility with 15,000 discounts from national retailers. For more information check out our career's portal. 

We're thrilled that you're considering a career with Spring. Spare us five minutes, and we'll tell you what you need to know…

About Spring

Spring offers award-winning childcare services, as part of the national charity Action for Children. It's our mission to be the best provider of outstanding quality early education to children throughout the UK, that is accessible to all. We are focused on enabling young people to learn, have fun and make friends in our bright, engaging settings. That starts with creating a happy environment for our team.

Join us and you can look forward to:

  • A kind, caring culture with an emphasis on wellbeing, both physical and mental.
  • Flexible working – wherever possible we offer flexibility on hours and/or hybrid working.
  • Lots of opportunities for training, learning, development, including gaining qualifications.
  • Excellent benefits that compare favourably to other employers in our sector.

 

A bit about the role

In the role of Play Worker Spring and Oscars you'll be an effective member of the Out of School Club team delivering a flexible, high quality, education and care centred service before and after school and during the holidays that meets the needs of children 4-12 years of age and their families and the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.

 

What you'll be doing

In the role of Play Worker Oscars & Spring you'll be:

  • Promoting good childcare practice in a professional, inclusive, and flexible manner.
  • Planning and taking part in play and leisure activities for children.
  • Caring for and supervising our children, making sure that they are safe and happy.
  • Thoroughly enjoying your role and making every day count for the children in our care.

What we need from you

In the role of Play Worker Oscars & Spring we're ideally looking for someone who has:

  • A real passion to work with children and make a difference.
  • First Aid qualification or ability to achieve.
  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate or ability to achieve.
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or ability to achieve.

Whether this is a career change for you or the next step in your journey, we'd love to hear from you.

We work together to reach our mission to give children a healthy start in life.

Good luck! We can't wait to hear from you.

 

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

At Spring Oscars we're dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. We actively encourage applications from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic and disabled candidates as they are under-represented within the organisation. We want to take deliberate and purposeful action to ensure equal opportunity to all groups.

Male staff are often under-represented within this sector and we would like to encourage more male applicants for our roles.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users; therefore, all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

 

Don't meet every single requirement?

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we'd love you to apply anyway. You might just be the perfect person for this role, or another role within the Action for Children family.

 

Application Process

There are 5 sections for you to complete - Personal Details, CV, Supporting Statement & Information, Equality & Diversity, Submission & Declaration – please refer to the JD and Person Specification when applying.

We also want to know what unique qualities you can bring to help us reach our vision for children and families. 

Talent Pool: We're sure you've got what it takes to join our ambitious team. If you're unsuccessful this time around, we'd like to hold your details in case similar jobs come up that you might be better suited for. But feel free to let us know if you'd rather we didn't do that.

 

If you need support with your application, please contact our Recruitment Partner Lynn Kelly at Lynn.Kelly2@actionforchildren.org.uk

 We'll be happy to give you any support you require.

 

Want to know more about Spring and Oscars?

Check out our socials on TwitterLinkedinFacebook or Youtube.


 
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Spring - St Barts OOSC
St Bart's Out of School Centre, St Bart's Road, Sandwich, Kent, England, CT13 0BG
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We are proud to be a ‘Care Leaver Friendly Employer - Gold Partner. We have applied the covenant principals across all our Nations to support care experienced people to get a job in our organisation and thrive while you are employed by us

As part of our promise and commitment we offer a guaranteed interview and constructive feedback to applicants who identify as care experienced and who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

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Action for Children are committed to interviewing applicants with a disability or health condition who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

The aim of this commitment is to encourage positive action, encouraging people with a disability to apply for jobs and provide an opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities at the interview stage.

If you have a disability or health condition and need to discuss reasonable adjustments for any part of this recruitment process, so you have the best opportunity to demonstrate that you can do the job or wish to discuss how we will put in place any adjustments if you were to be successful, please email recruitmentservice@actionforchildren.org.uk and a member of our team will be happy to help you.