Work with us at Playskill

Paediatric Occupational Therapist [ Term time only / Part time]

Playskill is an award winning, growing children’s charity. Parent Support is a key value for our charity supporting children with special physical needs and their parents particularly when the children are pre-school age. 

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric OT to join our multi-disciplinary team, for the charity Playskill, with pre-school age children, working in a play based setting. Fridays, term-time, 9am-12.15pm in Hemel Hempstead and Tuesdays 9am to 3.30pm  in Watford [applicants can apply for either or both days, please state preference in your application].

Qualified paediatric experience is an essential requirement.  You will have 3+ years’ experience in working with children under 5 years who have physical and complex needs and a range of associated sensory difficulties. Applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work. 

The role also involves supporting staff and parents with training.Playskill has a team of  HCPC registered Occupational Therapists who work together for CPD purposes and to support excellent practise.£21.88 per hour.  DBS and full references required.Deadline for applications Friday 25th June by 10am.Interview date Tuesday 29th June.  

For more information call 01923 227229, or e-mail [email protected]

For an application form contact [email protected]

Charity No. 1122745.  Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Trustee Vacancies

Are you looking for a fresh challenge for 2021?

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 email us at [email protected]

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