JOB VACANCY: Rose Hill Play Rangers – Community Playback Project

Job location (usual place of work): Rose Hill, Oxford

Pay rate: £8.25 per hour to £10.60 per hour

Pay is pro rata?: No

Job title: Rose Hill Play Rangers – Community Playback Project

Applications close on date: 5th April 2016

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job summary: Oxfordshire Play Association (OPA) have secured 3 year funding from Children In Need to deliver A Community Playback project offering Play Ranger sessions in Rose Hill during the School Holidays (February Half Term, Easter Holidays, May Half Term, Summer Holidays and October Half Term). We will be delivering 26 sessions over a full year. The project will start in May Half Term 2016. These will be open access sessions which will run from 10am until 2pm. The Rose Hill Play Rangers will provide fun and positive Play opportunities within a Safe and Supportive environment in the heart of the estate. This project will increase Childrens opportunities to Play whilst promoting Positive Activities and Behaviours, Increased Levels of Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles.

The Oxfordshire Play Association is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Registered Charity Number 1160320) and has been delivering a Countywide service across Oxfordshire since 1974.
Our Mission Statement is to ‘Champion and support the rights of all Children and Young People to have access to high quality, inclusive, Play opportunities to promote their physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing’

We are currently looking to recruit 2 Playworkers for these positions. (A Senior Play Ranger and a Play Ranger)

The roles will involve;
• Planning and delivering annually 26, four hour sessions within School Holidays in Rose Hill offering a range of varied, engaging and Playful activities.
• Creating a setting and environment that promotes Play, Physical Activity, Healthy Lifestyles and Positive Behaviours
• Working in partnership with the local Community and local Partner Organisations to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the local Community.
• Promoting other services and activities available locally to those accessing the sessions.

These roles will involve working 7 hours per session (2 hours prep, 4 hours direct delivery and 1 hour clear up) and a competitive hourly rate of between £10.04 to £10.60 per hour is being offered to the Senior Play Ranger and £8.25 to £8.63 per hour for the Play Ranger. (dependent on skills, knowledge and experience)

As this job involves working with Children and Young People it will be subject to an enhanced DBS / CRB check, satisfactory receipt of 2 references and completion of relevant Safeguarding Children and Young People Training.

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01865 779474

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