Working with us

Impact is a diverse, dynamic, forward thinking and evolving charity. Now’s an exciting time to join us!
We have a highly committed and professional staff team and every year we work with more than 6,000 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

 Job vacancies

If you are interested in applying for any of our job vacancies, please download an application pack below.  If you would like a printed application pack sent to you via post, please send an email to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk or call 01273 322940 quoting the job vacancy and state your name and postal address.

Please note – if you are applying for the After School Club Playwork Team Leader job vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form; instead, please submit your CV and a covering letter/statement demonstrating your suitability for the role based on the person specification to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk

 

After School Club Playwork Team Leader (Brighton)

After School Club Playwork Team Leader

Job reference: IMP/WASPTL22

Service: Whitehawk After School Project (WASP)

Part-time, 30 hours per week, permanent contract

 Starting salary: Band 4 / NJC Spinal Point 21-25 / £26,975 – £30,095

 (i.e. final salary will be £21,871- £24,401 per annum)

Incentives: Flexible working scheme for most roles, generous holiday allowance and stakeholder pension

Impact takes our responsibilities towards our staff very seriously. We offer continuing staff development and encourage on-going training. We work to ensure all staff feel part of and contribute to the wider organisation.

 This is an exciting opportunity to lead our exceptional WASP service. We are looking for an experienced, motivated, and highly skilled professional to lead our staff team in the day to day operation of our Whitehawk After School Project (WASP), ensuring the delivery of high quality, inclusive, open access play opportunities within Ofsted standards. The post is based at City Academy Whitehawk.

 You will be responsible for:

  • Leading a staff team of Play Workers to deliver safe, inclusive, and fun after school and holiday provision.
  • Ensuring each session is well resourced and operates within Ofsted’s Early Years Foundation Stage, with health and safety and safeguarding measures in place.
  • Building on our excellent relationships with school staff, our children and their carers, and the wider local community

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in a supervisory role and managing staff
  • A relevant professional qualification in childcare or play work (minimum requirement NVQ level 3)
  • Exceptional motivation to provide high quality after school and holiday provision to children of working parents and children who may present with complex behavioural needs

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover statement demonstrating your suitability for the role based on the person specification to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk.

We are operating rolling recruitment for this vacancy and reviewing applications as they are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

 

Closing date: 5.00pm on Wednesday, 25 May 2022
Interviews: Week commencing 6 June 2022

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Download an application pack

Please see job listings above to download the relevant job description/person specification.

Linked to the right 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 recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk 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 for any current job vacancies.

Application Form

Please note – if you are applying for the After School Club Playwork Team Leader job vacancy, you do not need to complete an application form; instead, please submit your CV and a covering letter/statement demonstrating your suitability for the role based on the person specification to recruit@impact-initiatives.org.uk

Information for Applicants

Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy

Recruitment Privacy Notice

Our fantastic team of over 150 volunteers help us to provide many of our services. We have a wide variety of volunteering opportunities.