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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric OT to join our multi-disciplinary team, for the Award winning charity Playskill, working with pre-school age children with physical difficulty or delay, working in a play based setting. Mondays [with possible additional work on Tuesdays] term-time in Watford.  

Qualified paediatric experience is an essential requirement, experience in specialist seating and Bobath training is desirable. Applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work. The role also involves supporting staff and parents with training. £20.22 per hour. [including holiday pay], with pension option.  DBS & references required.

Informal visits welcomed  Monday 25th June 2018. Start date Monday 9th July 2018 for handovers then Monday 10th September 2018 onwards.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 28th June 2018 midnight. Interview date Monday 2nd July PM 2018.

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org.  For more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504 or andrea@playskill.org

Charity No. 1122745.

SPEECH and LANGUAGE THERAPIST

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric SLT to join our multi-disciplinary team, for the charity Playskill, with pre-school age children, working in a play based setting. Mondays, term-time,9-12.15pm and 12.15pm to 3.30pm term-time, in Watford.  

Qualified paediatric experience is an essential requirement.  You will have experience in working with children who have complex needs and a range of associated communication difficulties, as well as knowledge of AAC.  Knowledge of Makaton signing is highly desirable; experience in paediatric dysphagia would be beneficial. Applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work. The role also involves supporting staff and parents with training.

£20.22 per hour. [including holiday pay], with pension option.   DBS & references required.  

Informal visits welcomed 21st May & 4th June 2018.  Start date mon 2nd July  & 9th July for handover then 10th September for main groups onwards.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 7th June 2018 4pm. Note Interview date Monday 11th June PM 2018. 

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504 or andrea@playskill.org

Charity No. 1122745.  Funded by The Big Lottery Fund.

 

ADMINSTRATION ASSISTANT

Working for Award winning charity Playskill with pre-school age children with physical difficulty in a play based setting with a multi-disciplinary team based in Watford, but also working in Hemel Hempstead. We are looking for a person experienced in  administration and IT to help with administration and fundraising, as a result of starting our new Dome group. An understanding of the new Data Protection laws is essential. You will work as part of a team in our new office, alongside our Administrator and IT lead. You will have a responsible attitude and a good understanding of administration systems. You will have experience in excel, access, and word plus an ability to use mailchimp. You will need to have good communication, numeracy and administrative skills. You will have experience of electronic record keeping, providing accurate information and dealing with both internal and external agencies.

£8.66 per hour [including holiday pay] depending on experience, with pension option. Working 5-14 hours flexibly from our base in Watford, [work is significantly reduced in school holidays]. 

DBS & references required.  Informal visits will be welcome Tuesday 5th June .

Deadline for applications will be Tuesday 5th June 12pm.

Interviews Monday 11 June.

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org/ andrea@playskill.org 

Or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504.

Reg Charity no 1122745.

 

 

TRUSTS & COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER


Playskill is award winning charity which is seeking to recruit a fundraiser to help develop this area of Playskill’s funding. The post is funded in part by the Big Lottery fund. Playskill is looking for someone who can hit the ground running, and who has ideally worked within a similar role or can demonstrate the relevant skills and experience required in the job description. You will be confident working independently and will have a pro-active approach to your work. You will have excellent communication skills.

A full driving licence and use of a car is required for this position, as you will be required to complete some travel for events and meetings.

The job will involve some home working, with some events and meetings on weekends and evenings. IT skills are essential, plus access to a computer and the internet. 

Part-time role. Hours are flexible with reduced hours in school holidays, daytime term time availability is essential on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays.  Rate between £11-£16 per hour, depending on experience. We are open to considering a job share with a split in roles between Trusts and Community Fundraising.

DBS and references essential.  

Informal visits welcomed Tuesday 6thJune and  Monday 11th June.

Deadline for applications Thursday 14th June midnight.

Interviews Monday 18h June pm.

Contact Andrea Clarke for an application form 07572 465504 or e-mail andrea@playskill.org.

Reg Charity no 1122745. Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund. 

 

 

Trustee Vacancies

Are you looking for a fresh challenge for 2018?

If so, we are currently recruiting for TRUSTEES for Playskill

PLAYSKILL is an award winning Charity operating in Watford and Hemel Hempstead.  Our skilled team work with children who have a wide range of disabilities in parent/carer and child groups.  We achieve outstanding results consistently beating the improvement targets which are agreed for each child.

Financially sound and with good governance we are now poised for a period of expansion.

We are looking for experienced, skilled and capable people to join our Trustee team. We are looking for candidates who will bring new skills in all areas but particularly Finance and in Fundraising and Marketing.  Candidates who will enjoy and add value to our current team of Trustees.

If the challenge of assisting children with difficulty or disability to take a full place in Society interests you, and you feel you have something to add to our team, then please email our Chair of Trustees, Stuart Soloway at stuartatril@aol.com and copy in our Volunteer Co-ordinator emma.allum@playskill.org and let us know a little about yourself.  

Please note all volunteers will be subject to an informal interview, relevant DBS checks and references.

Please visit our website www.playskill.org to find out more information about the work of Playskill.  If you wish to speak to someone over the phone please call 07572 465504. 


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