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IT Support Technician

We are looking for a person experienced in IT primarily to support Playskill staff in their use of various IT systems and the IT aspects of mobile phones as they conduct their work in the Playskill charity.

You will be working for an Award winning charity Playskill who work with pre-school age children with physical difficulty in a play based setting with a multi-disciplinary team based in Watford, but also in Hemel Hempstead. To provide assistance in streamlining our existing IT systems (where appropriate) and provide occasional training for staff/volunteers as necessary. An understanding of the new Data Protection laws is essential and an understanding of basic networking is desirable. The applicant should either have knowledge of, or be willing to learn in their own time the concepts of Office365 such as Onedrive, Exchange email, Sharepoint, Teams. Access to both online learning resources and an experienced IT consultant as a mentor will be given.

Pay rate is from £12 per hour [Including Holiday Pay] and depending on experience, with pension option. Working 10.5 hours per week flexibly from home, the office and other locations across Monday, Tuesday & Friday’s with occasional calls outside of these days for critical emergencies or planned important events, such out of working hour needs occur about six times a year.

Deadline for applications: Monday 2nd^ March 2020

Interview Date: Monday 9th^ March at LeMarie Centre for Charities, 524 St Albans Road, Watford, WD24 7RX

Please contact [email protected] for an application form.

Reg Charity no 1122745. Funded by Children in Need and The National Lottery Community Fund

Trustee Vacancies

Are you looking for a fresh challenge for 2019?

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 [email protected] and copy in [email protected] 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 to find out more information about the work of Playskill.  If you wish to speak to someone over the phone please call 07572 465504. 

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for new Shining Stars to join our successful volunteering team. 

We would be grateful if you could share these vacancies with anyone you think may be interested.   

 We are a very friendly team and this is also a great way to gain new skills and be part of something very special.  Volunteers can claim mileage and bus fares.  We also offer training and development opportunities. Due to the nature of our work all our volunteers will have an informal interview, DBS check and we also take 2 references.  

For further information on any of these vacancies please contact our Team and Training Co-ordinator, Claire Duggett at [email protected]. 

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