Work with us at Playskill


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 co-ordination of the 6 groups that Playskill runs. 

An understanding of the new Data Protection laws is essential. You will have a crucial role in the team in our new office, liaising with parents and organising written communications working alongside an Administration assistant and co-ordinating a group of volunteers working for the office.

You will have a responsible attitude and a good understanding of administration systems, maintaining records of children, making and managing appointments. You will have experience in excel, access, and word plus an ability to use Mailchimp. You will be aware of Office 365’s capabilities. You will need to have good communication, empathy, numeracy and administrative skills. You will have good electronic record keeping, providing accurate information and dealing with both internal and external agencies.
£9.04 per hour [including holiday pay] depending on experience, with pension option. Working 20 hours per week on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from our base in Watford.
DBS & references required.
Deadline for applications will be Tuesday 12th November 2019.
Interviews Monday 18th November, PM.
Contact Claire Duggett for an application form [email protected] 
Or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504.

Reg Charity no 1122745. Funded by The Big Lottery Fund.



Playskill is an award winning, growing children’s charity.

As a result of the growth of our organisation we are looking to recruit another worker to assist with Parent Support work. 

As a Parent Support worker you will be responsible for assisting parents with finding support from health, social care and education for their child with physical difficulty or delay. As an applicant you will have previous experience with working with parents, you will have excellent literacy and communication skills and experience of people management and conflict resolution. You will be experienced at training and mentoring.

The applicant will need to understand working with children with special needs, and the training required for this and work flexibly between bases in Watford and Hemel Hempstead etc, and work from home as required.

Work will be sessional 10 weeks per term, 6 hours per week at £14.99 per hour. DBS and references required.

Deadline for applications Tuesday 12th November 2019. Interview date Monday 18th November PM.

Please contact [email protected] for an application form 

Charity No. 1122745.  Funded by Big Lottery 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]. 

Click here to see our voluntary vacancies