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Bath Area Play Project are looking for an energetic and creative practitioner, passionate about supporting children to become more resilient and increase emotional capacity, to join our wonderful team, working Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.

The role is a year round position and involves working with groups of children in schools that the school have identified would benefit from having a safe space to explore emotions, friendships and confidence (social and emotional wellbeing). Nurture groups are designed to address the social and emotional needs that may be a gap and impact on childrens’ learning. Groups are designed to help children develop vital social skills, to develop confidence and self-respect, and to build positive connections with peers and playworkers enabling their resilience to improve, using therapeutic approaches. There are also Family Play Hubs providing safe space after school with a hot meal and during some school holidays, we run community playdays open to all families. These are attended by hundreds of children and their parents & during the summer holidays, a further 8 hours work on a Wednesday is also included. All elements of the role are supporting children to thrive as per our Theory of Change

Where you have relevant experience and skills that would suit this work, we would welcome your application and to join our friendly team!

Play Support Worker


£22,059 – £24,569 pro-rata



Contract Type:

Part time


Odd Down Community Centre BA2 2TL

Close Date:

Friday, 30 June 2023

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