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DATE ADDED: Sat 11/01/2020

Sessional Ben Club Playworker X2

Bury St Edmunds, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime, PartTime

*An ample opportunity to support and encourage children.*

**Sessional Ben Club Playworker x2**

**Salary:** £10.30 per hour

**Location:** RAF Honington, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

**Hours:** 2 hours per week, term time only - Wednesdays 16:45-18:45

**Structure:** Permanent Part Time

**How do we work?**

We do what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 300,000 children, young people and their families - but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in.

We deliver the Benevolent Fund, Airplay Youth Support Programme and Ben Club play sessions in partnership with the Royal Air Force, across RAF Stations all across the UK.

Ben Clubs provides sessions of playwork each week.

**What is the role?**

The RAF Ben Club delivers play sessions to children aged 5 to 8 years in partnership with the RAF.

As a Sessional Ben Club Playworker, you'll liaise with other care agencies and care professionals to directly support children, young people and their families, agreeing and providing specialised intervention services in line with our business plan.

**How will you make a difference?**

You'll significantly improve young people's lives:

- By providing great play activities for children from RAF Honington
- By using your imagination and creativity to engage with children
- By being part of a well-loved programme across the entire RAF
- By supporting service families

**What will you need?**

- The ability to relate to and inspire children aged 5 to 8
- A willingness to take part, get involved and have fun
- A willingness to commit to the schedule
- Preferably some experience of delivering activities to this age group
- A firm commitment to the development and safeguarding of children and young people

**What are the rewards?**

- Minimum 29 days' holiday (pro rata)
- Flexible working, including maternity, paternity and adoption packages
- Season ticket travel loans
- Company pension scheme
- Discounts at major high street retailers

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity.

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