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Playworker (part time)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th September 2021

  • Advertised from 26th August 2021
  • £10.65 (9 hrs per week)


Prospective candidates should have a minimum of two years’ experience of working/volunteering in a childcare setting, preferably with experience of working with 0-4 yr olds.

Purpose of Job

This post is for a Play Worker for Granton Youth’s GoLone Project for lone parents. The Team Leader and Youth Worker enable lone parents, aged 15 – 27, to develop and participate in peer mentoring and support programmes. A 2 x weekly programme addressing issues, identified by participants, to support and improve their life, social, emotional, practical and family skills; and in doing so enabling their children to have the best start in life. The aim of this project is enable and facilitate lone parents to engage more in their community, increase their social network and reduce isolation.

The post holder will provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment for the children of parents who attend the group. Using play activities the Play Worker will help children to develop socially and emotionally whilst building positive relationships. Develop, plan and organise play activities for children aged 0-4 years. Set up play equipment and making sure play areas are safe.

Application notes

Apply by sending your CV and covering letter to