Playworker (Orchard Project)

Elhap Special Needs Adventure Play Ground
31 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Playworker (Orchard Project)

Part-time, fixed term contracts

GBP15,616 pa pro rata

About the role

We are seeking two to three Playworkers for our pioneering ELHAP Orchard Project (we are open to applications for working one to five days per week). The Playworkers will help deliver the unique and innovative ELHAP Orchard Project that focuses on horticulture, conservation, the arts, building/carpentry and experience of nature for disabled young people and adults. The Playworkers will be members of the ELHAP integrated staff team, helping to ensure that the high quality, creative but spontaneous Orchard Project is effectively delivered.

About you

To get the most out of the role the candidates will be motivated and passionate about offering disabled young adults unique opportunities in our Orchard Project. Youll also be up for working outside in all weathers. The successful candidate will bring an interest and passion for at least one key area: horticulture, arts, sports, nature/wildlife, music, building trades etc. You will also need some experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.

About us

ELHAP is one of only eight adventure playgrounds for disabled children, young people and adults. For 40 years we have provided fantastic services to many thousands of disabled children, young people and adults from across North East London and Essex. We are a unique charity with a superb staff team who are passionate and dedicated to ELHAP and its future.


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