The Yard is a purpose built indoor and outdoor adventure playground for children and young people with disabilities.
The Yard is a safe environment where children and young people can experience play without feeling different. We run family, school and club sessions in the heart of Edinburgh.
Be Part of The Yard
What's onFull timetable
Regular open play sessions
Fridays 13.00 - 16.00 (term time only)
Every Friday fifteen minute one to one
parent feedback sessions are available
with a senior member of the Play Team
between 2.30 and 3.30pm.
Book at reception.
Saturdays 10.00 - 16.00 (year round)
Parent Forum Meetings
The date of the next forum meeting TBC . Join the Facebook group: The Yard Edinburgh Parents Forum.
Free Complementary Therapy Service
Our new timetable is online. To book yourself a session email email@example.com
Events & noticesView all
Polwarth Nearly New Sale
Don't miss the next nearly new sale at Polwarth Church in Edinburgh on Saturday 25 April form 11am to 1pm
with 50% of funds raised going to The Yard.
Donations of 'nearly new' items are welcome and there will be loads of children's toys, clothes,
pushchairs and other useful items on sale. Click here for more information
Play Team Leader c £22k
Do you want to work in a fast moving, dynamic, creative place for children?
We are looking for a full time dynamic individual to supervise the day-to-day activities of our play team and play services. You will assist the Operations Manager to deliver a flexible, creative service and to promote independence, fun and friendship for 3-25 year olds with disabilities, and their families.
Understanding and/or experience of working with or supporting children and young adults with additional support needs and their families is essential, along with an ability to effectively supervise and support staff. This post works a shift pattern including some weekends and evenings.
The successful candidate must hold or be working towards SVQ Level 4 Play or an equivalent qualification and hold SSSC registration. This post will be subject to references and a PVG successful check.
To download a full job description click here
To apply please send us your CV and a cover letter telling us why you would like the post. Please send to Rachel@theyardscotland.org.uk Closing date is Friday 24th April at 5pm.
For further details or for any enquiries please contact the Team Leader Danielle Campbell Danielle Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rachel Mathers, Operations Manager at email@example.com