Youth/Play Worker job at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground


Post title:  Youth/ Play worker

Salary: £22,000-£25,000 per annum

Hours: 30 hours per week, including Saturday sessions (4 hours)

The role:

High Trees Community Development Trust is a community anchor charity based in Tulse Hill in Lambeth.  We deliver a range of services focused in 4 key areas – Children, Young People and Family Services, Employment & Careers, Education and Training and Community Action.  All our work is focused on improving the social and economic welfare of the local community.

The work of the Children, Young People and Families is diverse, and current services include an Adventure Playground, Coaching in local schools, Homework Clubs, Youth Work Provision, out of School and Holiday Services and a Family Support Programme.  You will be part of a small and dynamic team, delivering a range of innovative early intervention and targeted services from our Adventure Playground nd in local schools.

You will be confident that your professional approach and your solid grounding in youth/ play and community work will allow you to work within High Trees’ collaborative approach to service delivery with other partners, stakeholders and local groups in order to provide the services needed in the local community.  You will be skilled at service delivery, whilst also possessing the administrative and organisational skills to ensure all work is clearly tracked, monitored and evaluated as per our standardised online software and individual funders requirements.  You will understand the wide-ranging challenges facing young people and will be flexible in adjusting your practice to meet these needs.

Your work within the Children, Young People and Families team will contribute to ensuring High Trees meets its aim of providing the highest quality provision and continually strives to improve and expand its services as needed by the community.

Further details can be found in the Job Profile, which can be downloaded below.

How to apply:

Please complete the application form and the applicant monitoring form and send to with ‘’Youth/Play worker’ in the subject line.

All applications must be received by 11.30pm on Tuesday 16th July.  Interviews held the following week. To start as soon as possible (within constraints of current notice periods).

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