Pod Host (Soft Play Facilitator) (Bank)

Based at: YMCA Wimbledon
Hours of work: Various
Pay: £8.17 per hour
Closing date: When vacancy is filled

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team which provides high quality, safe and creative soft play sessions and parties to customers at YMCA Wimbledon.

We are looking for candidates who can: develop good relationships with users of Pod2; facilitate and host children’s parties; assist in the publicity, promotion and delivery of soft play and children’s parties; ensure that activities are inclusive to all; ensure that the soft play area is safe, clean, and ready for customers; provide an experience for users of Pod2 that is of a high standard, with  exceptional customer service; dress up in the SPACE mascot costume when appropriate; assist in delivering activities for children under and over age 5.

It is essential that candidates have knowledge of: child development; disabilities which may affect children; Safeguarding; how to lead and facilitate play activities for children. Candidates are required to have experience of providing play activities and working with children and families in a professional setting, and should be able to: relate effectively with a wide range of people; provide a range of activities which meet the needs of diverse groups; lift heavy equipment, such as tables and chairs.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address recruitment@ymcalsw.org

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