Play Development Assistant

Children's Scrapstore
£19,719.18 per annum
Closing Date: 
Friday, 10 February, 2023 - 12:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
37.5 Hours per week. Monday to Saturday
South West
Contract Details: 
Permanent Full-Time
Details of Role: 

This is a busy and varied role, supporting Children’s Scrapstore with the mentoring of adults and delivery of play opportunities to children. As part of the Play Team, you will: 

  • Support schools following the installation of a Scrapstore PlayPod/playwork training by mentoring lunchtime staff to facilitate quality play experiences using loose parts.
  • Deliver weekly outreach ‘open access’ play sessions in Bristol.
  • Deliver in-house play sessions in the Children’s Scrapstore playroom (flexible Saturday requirement).

Much of the role is outside, all year round and in all weathers.


Hours:                         37.5 hours a week

Monday – Saturday.  The majority of hours will be Mon – Fri but the equivalent of 26 Saturdays per year (in house) will be included (to be agreed in advance)


Location:                     Based at head office in Bristol with day-to-day work travelling across the southwest to schools and play sessions.

(Schools/settings within a 2-hour radius are travelled to within a day, arriving from 8.30am. Occasional further afield trips will involve overnight stays)           

How to Apply: 

Send completed application forms to Tina Hunt

Contact Person: 
Tina Hunt
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
Scrapstore House 21 Sevier Street Bristol BS2 9LB