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Smart Play Network is a dynamic, forward thinking play organisation and charity supporting and delivering a range of play services in Scotland.

Play on Wheels is a mobile play development project in Fife, Dundee and Angus building play resources, knowledge and capacity in community groups, school settings and with families.

Play Support Worker – Fife, Play on Wheels, Smart Play Network

Salary: £17,381 (pro rata) (21hrs pw) plus 3% pension contributions

We are seeking a creative and highly motivated individual to join our team delivering our Play on Wheels programme throughout Fife, with occasional support for our wider team in Dundee & Angus.  This is a part time post (21 hours per week Tues, Wed, Thur).  This post is offered on a 1 year fixed term until 1st September 2018 (with the opportunity to extend should funding be maintained at the same level for a further year). Applications are sought from enthusiastic, experienced play/children’s workers with relevant qualifications or experience in the field, and the ability to travel throughout Fife.

The Play on Wheels team works across Fife, Dundee and Angus with two vans filled with scrap play resources and a rich knowledge of how to support families and practitioners to develop play resources at home and in community settings.  Play on Wheels works closely with families and practitioners for around 8 to 12 weeks to create lasting change to their play resources, knowledge and capacity to improve play, parenting and family relationships.   We focus on empowering people (communities, school settings and families) to upskill and increase their confidence to make positive changes around health, wellbeing and so improve relationships and lives.

To apply please download the application form below. Please refer to the job description when completing your application form.

Return completed application forms to: admin@smartplaynetwork.org

For full further details please email: admin@smartplaynetwork.org or call us on 0131 554 2620

Closing date: 12.00pm, Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29th August 2017 

Job Application form 2017

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POW Fife Play Support Worker




We are keen to hear from you if you live in Fife, Dundee or Edinburgh and would like to volunteer for Smart Play Network (office based), our Play on Wheels mobile play services (working with children and families) in both Fife and Dundee, our Play Plus Toy Library in Edinburgh or our Play Ranger project (working with children in Bingham and Magdalene) also in Edinburgh.

To find out more, contact our Chief Executive, Lesley Fox who will tell you more about our organisation and the exciting opportunities available to volunteer for us.

To phone us, 0131 554 2620, or to email us click here