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Community Project Assistant-Sessional

 Let’s Play Project Vacancies


Community Project Assistant, Sessional: £8 – 11 p/hr 

Based in Tipton with regular evening working across Sandwell

Groundwork West Midlands are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to deliver an exciting play project in Sandwell.  The Let’s Play project will deliver open access after-school and holiday sessions across Oldbury, Tipton and Wednesbury.

 You will need to have experience of working with children and young people, and the ability to work with partner organisations to meet local needs.  Knowledge around planning and delivering activities is vital, alongside a positive attitude and desire to work both independently and as part of a team.

 As part of this team you will:

  • Support the delivery of after-school and holiday sessions, predominantly in parks and open spaces.
  • Provide safe, creative and appropriate play opportunities for 6-12 year olds (up to 16 year olds with additional needs).
  • Work with Project Officers / Team Leader to build constructive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Be alert to the safeguarding of young people and children, raising any issues and concerns following the correct policies and procedures.

 Community Project Assistants will need experience working with children and young people and good communication skills.

 At Groundwork West Midlands we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a generous workplace pension, parking and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

 Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

 If you are interested in applying then please send your CV to


Job Description/Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex Offenders Policy

An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement in post

No agencies please.  

Closing date: Friday 26 October 2018