Sessional Play Worker

Contract Type: 
Part Time
Contract Details: 
Details of Role: 

Position: Sessional Play Worker: Salary: £11.63 per hour (inclusive of annual leave entitlement) Hours: Sessional Do you have a passion for working with disabled children? WECIL are recruiting for an enthusiastic Sessional Play Worker to deliver group and one to one youth work sessions to children with special educational needs and disabilities aged 5 to 12. Sessions will be on weekends and involve both centre-based activities and activities in the community. The ideal candidate will be confident in working with groups and individuals to provide fun, inclusive activities that support children to achieve positive outcomes, play, enjoy and support development. WECIL is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects its staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check so that any criminal background (including “spent” convictions, bind-over orders or cautions) is disclosed to the organisation. If you are successful in applying for this post we will ask the DBS for a Disclosure. The position for which you are applying involves contact with vulnerable groups. It is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendments (England and Wales). For this position you are not entitled to withhold information about police cautions, bind-overs, or any criminal convictions that would otherwise have been considered “spent” under the Act. WECIL offers flexible-working hours, an excellent benefits package including a generous leave entitlement and a company pension scheme.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 27 March, 2020 - 12:00
How to Apply: 

Please visit our website at for further information and an application form. Please note that WECIL does not accept CVs. Application packs are also available in accessible formats. Please contact our Admin Team Leader to discuss any access needs by emailing or telephone 0117 947 9911 (Mincom 0117 947 9912). Please note the post holder will be required to have/undergo a DBS check. Closing date for applications: midday, 27th March 2020 WECIL particularly encourages applications from under-represented groups (e.g. disabled people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, lesbians and gay men)

Contact Person: 
Helen O'Riordan
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 947 9911
Postal Address: 
WECIL The Vassall Centre Gill Avenue Fishponds Bristol BS16 2QQ