Playworkers – Job Opportunities

Hackney Play Association is recruiting for Playworkers

Playworker, 20 hours per week, term time; 35 hours per week, school holidays

Casual Playworkers, after school and holiday play scheme hours, as and when required

Salary: £11.56-£12.96 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience

Hackney Play Association is recruiting for Playworkers. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award winning children’s play charity in East London.

Hackney Play Association is a charity that provides play opportunities for children from some of the most disadvantaged communities in East London. We run Homerton Grove Adventure Playground, Clapton Park estate play project, an Inclusion project and the Hackney Play Streets project.

These posts will be based at:

• Homerton Grove Adventure Playground, Wardle Street, London E9 6BX
• Clapton Park Play Project, 3 Pedro Street, London E5 0BD
• and Britannia Leisure Centre, 40 Hyde Road, London N1 5JU.

We are looking for people with a good understanding of the role and responsibilities of the playworker, relevant experience with high motivation and a playful disposition are essential. In addition to your salary, we offer support for training and professional development.

The Job Description and Person Specification and Application Form are downloadable by clicking on the links.

Deadline for Applications: Monday 10 October at 10am by email to

Posted in Hackney Play