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Project Assistant (Party Assistant) Denham and Black Park Country Park

SALARY: Age 25+ £7.50, 21-24 - £7.05, under 21 £6.95

CONTRACT TYPE: Zero hours        


LOCATION: Black Park Country Park, Black Park Road, Slough SL3 6DS or Denham, Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG.            






Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Employment and Greener Living & Working.


Join our Party Team!

We offer outdoor Wild Wood Parties to primary aged children in Black Park Country Park. The activities include, bug hunts, treasure hunts, toasting marshmallows and making fairy doors.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic about the countryside and keen to pass this enthusiasm on to the party goers. You should be a good communicator, and understand the importance of ensuring both the children and their parents enjoy the party activities safely. Experience of working with children would be an asset.

This is a zero hour role and you would be part of our team covering the parties at Black Park working with a party assistant. You can also be on the rota for similar parties at Denham Country Park.

You must be able to work at weekends and be prepared to work outdoors and get muddy. .

In return we offer:

  • Full training in the activities you will be expected to deliver
  • Safeguarding training.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced Check with Lists from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Groundwork South’s Working with Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy supports staff in putting into practice our commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18.

A job application pack can be downloaded below. To apply please send your application form to Laura Dyke at or post to Groundwork South, Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY. For more information regarding the post please contact Catharine Kyle on 01895 832662.

Closing Date: 26th March 2018

Interview Date: ASAP

Start Date: ASAP

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

How to apply

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.