Careers

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Deputy Manager (Horley, Surrey)

We are looking for an individual to work closely with our children, their families, host school and team of Playworkers to manage our out of schools provision based within a Breakfast and After School Club setting at Yattendon Junior School.

The Deputy Manager will support the Manager with the day-to-day running of the setting, and will have experience in leadership and working with children and young people. You will build strong partnerships with children, their families, as well the host school and other professionals. The Deputy Manager will have strong leadership skills and the ability to work closely with host schools to provide a ‘bespoke’ wraparound childcare service and play opportunities, in line with our policies and procedures, ensuring all relevant legal requirements are being met in accordance of Ofsted Requirements (includes safeguarding children), as well as supporting a team of Playworkers.

The candidate should hold an NVQ Level 2 in Playwork or Childcare.

Part-time hours: 25 per week. (Including hours at our Holiday Club based at Meath Green Infant School.)

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent, Contract

Salary: £21,424.00 per annum (pro rata) during probationary period. From £21,840.00 – £23,920.00 per year (pro rata)

For more information, please contact us at careers@oscahs.co.uk or call Elaine Beach on 07803 182819

Playwork Manager (Ashford, Surrey)

We are looking for an individual to work closely with our children, their families, host school and team of Playworkers to manage our out of schools provision based at Ashford C of E Primary School.

The Playwork Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the setting, and will have experience in leadership and Management to ensure the needs of the business are met in all areas. This might include external career development as well as internal inductions. You will build strong partnerships with host school, showing strong leadership skills and the ability to work closely with host schools to provide a ‘bespoke’ wraparound childcare service and play opportunities, in line with our policies and procedures, ensuring all relevant legal requirements are being met in accordance of the Welfare Requirements (includes safeguarding children), as well as supporting a team of Playworkers.

The candidate must hold an NVQ Level 3 in Playwork or Childcare.

Part-time hours: 25.5 per week. (Up to 40 hours during school holidays at our Holiday Club.)

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent, Contract

Salary: £22,500.00 per annu (pro rata) during probationary period. From £24,440.00 – £26,208.00 per annum (pro-rata)

For more information, please contact us at careers@oscahs.co.uk or call Elaine Beach on 07803 182819

Playworker (Horley, Surrey)

We are looking for an awesome individual who is looking for a career in Playwork and childcare, and willing to train and develop their knowledge and experience in the play and childcare sector.

The ideal candidate should have some experience working with children and young people, as well as a passion to deliver a variety of play opportunities to children aged 4 – 11 years. Embrace the ethos playwork and outdoor learning, with a good understanding of the EYFS. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Part-time hours: 22.5 per week. The role is term time only, split shifts providing wraparound childcare in breakfast and after school clubs.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent, Contract

Salary: Up to £9.40 per hour (salary may differ because of the candidate’s age, in accordance of the NMW and NLW.)

For more information, please contact us at careers@oscahs.co.uk or call Elaine Beach on 07803 182819

OSCAHS is committed to equality of opportunity, supporting and valuing diversity. We have a formal Equal Opportunities Policy, which is available upon request.
We are committed to safeguarding the children and young people in our care. Working within our organisation is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, which is satisfactory to OSCAHS. We will require full sight of the DBS certificate, and if appropriate, we will also check your status online via the DBS Update Service.