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  • Ref no: PKC06116
  • Published: 8/11/19
  • Closes: 6/12/19
  • Location: Various Locations in Perth & Kinross Council Area, PH1 5GD
  • Rate: £9.07
  • Contract Type: Supply
  • Position Type: Casual/Relief

Job Description

Supply Play Assistant (PKC06116)
£9.07 per hour
Various Locations within Perth & Kinross

Do you like working with children and want to make a difference?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Supply Play Assistant to work in a number of Kids Clubs and Wraparound Care services throughout the Perth and Kinross area, after school and during holiday periods.

We are looking for an individual who has a genuine interest and commitment to working with children in a professional capacity within early learning or a childcare environment.

The role is child focused which requires sensitivity, patience and compassion along with a welcoming approach to generate a feeling of trust and safety for children and their family / carers. A genuine interest in the development of children and their wellbeing is essential and the important qualities are kindness, sensitivity, respectfulness, and good manners and to respect confidentiality at all times.

As a Play Assistant you will need to demonstrate a commitment to achieving the required qualification within the timescales set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Working on a supply basis allows the opportunity for individuals to experience working in an Out of School Care setting on a flexible basis.

The Individual

For further information, please contact Helen Roach, Area Co-ordinator on 01738 472362. 

Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees.  One should be your current or most recent employer.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender.

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills developed during a military career are transferable to local government roles.

Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council  and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

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