Council Worker – Summer Scheme

  • Ongoing Agency
  • Belfast

Bluestones Staffing

Job description

BSNI have a fantastic opportunity for Belfast City Council for Summer Scheme Workers.

Hours: 9.30am – 5pm, 30 hours per week.

Rate of pay: £11.44 per hour.

Main purpose of job

To be responsible to the designated Assistant Community Development Officer or Playworker to assist with the organisation of a Summer Playscheme, including day to day programming and development of activities. This will include activities in the centre and trips and activities away from the centre.

Groups that the Worker may be required to work with will include children (4-16 years).

Summary of responsibilities and personal duties

1. To organise, supervise and initiate in specific activities inside and away from the Summer Playscheme as determined by the Assistant Community Development Officer or Playworker.

2.To prepare and arrange materials and resources for use in the Summer Playscheme.

3. To support work with volunteers and staff to help develop the scope of the Summer Playscheme programme.

4. To fully implement good practice guidelines as set out within the council’s Playwork Code of Practice and to comply with the guidelines set out within the council’s Child Protection Policy.

5. To fully implement all Health and Safety procedures as required.

6. To be involved as required in evaluation and monitoring processes,

7. To assist with the administration and financial aspects of the playscheme as required.

8. To undertake such duties as may from time to time be required.

9. To undertake the duties in such a way as to enhance and protect the reputation and public profile of Belfast City Council.

Experience

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, be able to demonstrate on the application form, by providing personal and specific examples, at least one year’s relevant experience of each of the following areas:

· the direct supervision of children as a major element, or, substantial part of your role, or, as part of daily duties; and

· planning and delivering organised play activities.

Applicants must be aged 18 or over for child protection purposes.

If you are interested please apply via indeed and call Chelsea on 02895219313

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