PlayBoard is the leading agency for the promotion, development and delivery of play in Northern Ireland. This vibrant organisation is at the forefront of shaping the future of children and young peoples play opportunities and experiences.

Job Role: Playworker
Salary: £17,681 – 18,672 Per annum (Under review)
Hours per week: 35.00

Main Purpose:

The PlayWorker will support the delivery of play programmes and play initiatives across Northern Ireland and the ROI as required. The post holder will be directly involved in the delivery of child centred play programmes and activities, as required to meet organisational commitments.

The Successful Applicant Will Have:

  • Have a level 3 qualification in a relevant discipline i.e. playwork, youthwork, childcare or community development [for example NVQ Level 3 Playwork]
  • A min of 2 years experience within the past 4 years of facilitating face to face work with 4-12 year olds.
  • A working knowledge of organising, planning, delivery and promotion of high quality, child centred play opportunities.
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the importance of Play and play types.

The contract for this post will be initially for 2 years, subject to funding

If you are a proactive person with a strong customer service focus, take pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail and want to be part of a growing organisation this could be your next role