Councils have historically had a significant role in meeting the play needs of children and young people across Northern Ireland. Over the past 30 years PlayBoard has supported local government, providing guidance and support across a variety of areas ranging from the delivery of play projects to the completion of community consultations and the development of play strategies.
The establishment of the new 11 council structure under RPA presents significant challenges for councils as they seek to meet play need, not least the introduction of community planning and the need to ensure that children and young people are involved actively in the decisions that impact upon their play.
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PlayBoard is looking to grow its team of Peripatetic Play Development Officers. We are looking for self-motivated, creative, and innovative individuals who have expertise in Play Delivery, Play Practice and/or Play Development. To join our Peripatetic Team you will [...]