SALARY: £8 per hour
CONTRACT TYPE: Zero hours
OPERATIONAL AREA: Thames Valley
LOCATION: Black Park Country Park, Black Park Road, Slough SL3 6DS or Denham, Colne Valley Park Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham, Uxbridge, UB9 5PG.
WILD WOOD CHILDREN’S PARTY LEADER
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WILD WOOD CHILDREN’S PARTY LEADER
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 leader. 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 from below. To apply for this role please fill in the application form below and return to Laura Dyke at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to Groundwork South, Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY before the deadline. For more information regarding the post please contact Catharine Kyle on 01895 832662.
Closing Date: 30th April 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
How to apply
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