13/04/2018 Interserve Ellesmere Port CH66 4SZ

Playwork Apprenticeship Level 2 VAC001346399

  • Sector: health social care
  • Location: Ellesmere Port
  • Salary: 5.772
  • Level: 2
  • Reference: VAC001346399
Playwork Apprenticeship Level 2

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You will be working within the after hours kids club called Dolphin Club. It will be 30 hrs approx. per week over the academic year, for 26.25 hours term time, 7.30am to 9am Mon-Fri and 2.30pm to 6.15pm on Mon and Wed. 2.30pm – 6pm Tues, Thurs and Fri – so through the week. I have explained in detail as the hours may suit some but not others.

Apprenticeship summary
Weekly wage

Working week
26.25 hours term time 7.30am-9 Mon- Fri 2.30pm – 6.15pm Mon and Wed 2.30pm-6pm Tues, Thurs and Friday Upon average due to academic years it will be pro rota

Total hours per week: 30.00

Apprenticeship duration
12 months

Possible start date
01 May 2018

Apprenticeship level
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number

1 available

You’ll be supporting children to follow their own ideas and interests for play.

You will make sure they are safe and create interesting and fun activitives/play opportunities to meet childrens individual and group needs.

You will follow health and safety procedures and help children to be aware of their own safety and that of others.

You will adhere to safeguarding procedures and policies.

Your day-to-day work will include:

Providing and setting up play areas, materials and equipment.
Preparing snacks and refreshments.
Talking to children about their concerns or worries.
Dealing with injuries and emergencies.
Building relationships with parents, carers and professionals.
Maintaining a suitable and safe play environment.
You will be invited to join in activitities like sports, drama music, den building, cooking and creative games.

Requirements and prospects
Desired skills
Teambuilding and planning and debriefing sessions
Excellent listening and communication skills
Responsible and caring attitude
Organisational skills
Ability to work well as part of a team
Willingness to undertake training in playwork/childcare skills
Knowledge of the Playworker principles
Personal qualities
Be willing to learn and develop professionally
Have great communication skills at all levels
Be flexible and adaptable
Have a sense of fun
Patient and tolerant
Reasonable level of physical fitness
Understand playwork principles
Desired qualifications
GCSE (or equivalent) A*-C desirable and must have A*-C in English and Maths preferred.

Future prospects
Progression within the nursery should you be successful and possibilities of a full time job role.
Things to consider
Hours are split. Would this suit yourself?
About the employer
Based in Ellesmere Port Meadow Primary School the after hours Dolphin Club are looking for the right candidate to help with 3-11 year olds and the qualification you will be completing will be Playwork
Meadow Dolphin Club

Meadow County Primary School

Dolphin Crescent

Ellesmere Port

CH66 4SZ

Training provider
Level 2 Diploma in Playwork (NVQ)
Level 2 Technical Certificate
Level 1 Functional Skills
Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
This is a work based qualification, which means that you do not have to go to college; a training and development officer will visit you to deliver the qualification and set you work.

Training provider

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Interserve Learning & Employment

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