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If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack.  Alternatively, if you would prefer to be sent a physical copy of the application pack by post, please email or call our 24 hour recruitment line on 01273 322958.



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Playworker (WHPW/FEB18)

Service: WASP After School Club

Job title: Playworker

Job reference: WHPW/FEB18

Based at: City Academy Whitehawk for children aged 4-11.

WASP provides a range of child led activities using the Playwork Principles. We aim to ensure the children have a great time and develop their learning and skills through play.

We are looking for somebody to join our dynamic and friendly team from September onwards. If you can work as part of a team in a demanding environment whilst bringing enthusiasm and new ideas we would love to hear from you.

We need a Playworker to work one session per week on Thursdays

Hours: 3.5 hours per week, 2.30pm – 6.00pm during term time only

Salary: Band 1 / NJC Points 11-17 / starting salary is £8.45 per hour.

Incentives: Generous holiday allowance + access to Perkbox perks scheme after completion of 6 month probationary period

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 2nd March
Interview date: To be confirmed

For more information please contact Garry Allan on 07919 442633 or

Why work for Impact Initiatives?

Impact is a diverse, dynamic and forward thinking charity with a highly committed and professional staff team. We are a developing organisation and it is an exciting time to join us.

Every year we work with more than 2,500 people of all ages, helping them to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

“The work can be very challenging, but it is always rewarding, and you will get real job satisfaction from knowing that what you do is making a difference.”

What We Offer
We offer excellent conditions of employment including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Induction period, on-going supervision and formal appraisal
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Further training and enhancement of your skills
  • An annual networking meeting for the whole staff team

Download an application pack

Linked below are the recruitment information sheet (please read this carefully before completing the application form), application form, job description, equal opportunities monitoring form and our Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy.

If you wish to find out more about the vacancy there is a contact name and number on the job description. Please click on the grey shaded boxes of the application form to type. Please also ensure that if you submit an extra sheet for the ‘supporting statement’ it is headed with your name and the job reference number. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please return your completed application either by email to or by post to the address listed at the foot of this webpage.

Please note we do not accept CVs, you must complete our application form (linked below) for any current job vacancies.

Job descriptions/person specifications:

Playworker (WHPW/FEB18)

All other documents:

Application Form
Information for Applicant Confidential
Equal Opportunities Form
Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Equal opportunities recruitment statistics 2016/17