Location Downpatrick, County Down
Job Type Temporary
Salary £9.37 per hour
Published 4 months ago
Contact Tanya Lyttle
Job Ref LIS22224_1492195621

Job Description

Summer Scheme Playleader required for Downpatrick.


The post holder will be required to assist the Duty Manager with the day-to-day running of the Summer Scheme. This will involve the organisation and scheduling of a safe, stimulating and varied programme of play ensuring the wellbeing of children at all times.

  • Design, deliver and manage a balanced daily programme of activities for children in the 5 - 11 age groups to meet a range of varying interests and ability
  • Ensure that children are properly supervised at all times and supervise group outings according to guidelines; ensuring written parental permission is obtained in advance
  • Record all accidents and ensure that the relevant Accident Form is completed.
  • Ensure both management and parents/guardians are informed of any incidents
  • Ensure attending children with medical conditions declared are monitored closely and medication stored appropriately.
  • As a qualified First Aider, administer first aid as required.
  • Be familiar with, and work within the Council's Health and Safety Policy, Child Protection Policy and Regulations.
  • Assist in the assembling and dismantling of all equipment to be deployed as part of the Summer Scheme.
  • Responsible for the daily registration of children at the beginning and end of each session.
  • Carry out evaluation of summer scheme at the end of the programme.
  • Responsible for implementing the Normal Operating Procedure and Emergency Action Plan to oversee the general safety of the public
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Duty Manager
  • Maintain a high level of hygiene and cleanliness in all areas used by the Summer Scheme including preparation and end of day cleaning duties.

Essential criteria

  • 3rd level relevant qualification in ONE of the following: (Education, Child Development, Childcare, Youth work)
  • Current Frist Aid Certificate
  • At least 6 months experience with supervising and working with young people between 5 - 11 age group
  • Available from 3rd July - 25th August


Salary £9.37 per hr