Join us to help improve the lives of disabled children and their families by becoming a member of our team. We are currently recruiting for a playworker in Edinburgh. If you are someone who understands the value of play, is creative, a real team player, and has experience of working with disabled children and young people, then we would like to hear from you.

We need a part-time playworker to deliver sessions at our flagship premises in Edinburgh. The contract is for a maximum of 19 hours as part of a set rota to include weekends. There is some flexibility available for the right candidate.

Playworkers contribute to the planning and delivery of sessions. They deliver a range of inclusive social, recreational and adventure play activities at The Yard, including a range of activities such as arts and crafts, loose parts play, den-building, etc. We are looking for someone who can initiate and support opportunities for disabled children and young people that are innovative and engaging, and truly led by their interests and needs.

Read more about some of the excellent benefits available to people who work at The Yard.

How to apply

Download our Playworker job description.

Please send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to [email protected]The closing date is Friday 19th October at 12 noon. Interviews will take place during week commencing 22nd October 2018.

Informal enquiries ahead of application are welcome; please call 0131 476 4506 and ask to speak with Aneta Opolska, Edinburgh Service Manager.

The Yard aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds. The above post is subject to a PVG check. Read our transparency statement for potential employees.