Current Vacancies

Play Coordinator

(20 hours, £20,857 FTE)

&

Play Deputy

(18 hours, £18,000 FTE)

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Play Coordinator & Play Deputy

These roles will lead the delivery of our ‘Playing Out in Wythenshawe’ project, offering open access and targeted play opportunities for children and young people in Wythenshawe.

The successful candidates will….

  • have significant play experience

  • be fun, enthusiastic and professional

  • be passionate about play and its role in supporting children’s development

  • be creative in their approach to achieving this

Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 26th March 2020

(Applications received after this time and date will not be considered)

Interviews w/b 30th March

Posts is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Please click HERE for an application pack

You can click HERE for a Word Version of the Candidate Details Form

Applications can be emailed to clare.north@whpfamilycentre.co.uk or posted to the following address:

FAO Clare North

Woodhouse Park Family Centre

7 Stoneacre Road

Wythenshawe

M22 1BP

If you need any further information or would like to chat informally about the post please contact Clare North on the details below.

Email: info@whpfamilycentre.co.uk

Telephone: 0161 498 0292

 

Family Support Coordinator

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Family Support Coordinator 

(35 hours per week /£24,000-£26,000 depending on experience)

The Family Support Coordinator will support vulnerable children and families in Wythenshawe, and will lead the development of a new five year Lottery funded project for primary school aged children and their families. This project will help families to build resilience, encourage good mental health and improve family relationships by providing one to one support and group activities

The successful candidate will….

  • have significant experiences of working with families

  • have a strong understanding of the issues facing vulnerable families

  • be passionate about helping families overcome difficulties and increase aspirations

  • be creative in their approach to achieving this

Closing Date: 5pm Friday April 3rd

(Applications received after this time and date will not be considered)

Post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Please click HERE for an Application Pack  

You can click HERE for a Word Version of the Candidate Details Form

Applications can be emailed to clare.north@whpfamilycentre.co.uk or posted to the following address:

FAO Clare North

Woodhouse Park Family Centre

7 Stoneacre Road

Wythenshawe

M22 1BP

If you need any further information or would like to chat informally about the post please contact Clare North on the details below.

Email: info@whpfamilycentre.co.uk

Telephone: 0161 498 0292

Post funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

 

Sessional Play Workers

Variable hours

You will support the planning and delivery of afterschool and school holiday play sessions, providing adventurous and exciting play opportunities for local children and families.

Qualifications are preferred but not essential.

No deadline

Volunteer Play Workers

Reasonable expenses reimbursed

To support the delivery of play sessions. These roles are perfect if you are passionate about working with children and want to try it out but have no qualifications or experience.

No deadline

For further information and an application pack for any of these posts please:

Email  info@whpfamilycentre.co.uk

or send an A4 SAE to:

Woodhouse Park Family Centre

7 Stoneacre Road, Wythenshawe

Manchester, M22 1BP.

Telephone: 0161 498 0292

All posts subject to enhanced CRB clearance

 

Childcare Opportunities within Wythenshawe Community Initiative

Wythenshawe Community Initiative (WCI) prides itself on offering excellent quality childcare to a variety of organisation and agencies cross Manchester. We aim to meet the needs of both the children and families attending sessions and of the service purchaser who has organised the crèche.

To help us achieve this we are always looking for high calibre staff to run our crèches. Our childcare staff come a variety of backgrounds with a wide range of skills and experience – not always directly related to childcare. The one thing they all have in common however is a commitment to providing the best possible experience for the children in our care.
 
If you would like to be a part of this please see below for a summary of the opportunities we have within the team. For an application pack for any post please contact us on the details below.
 
PAID POSITIONS
 
Creche Leaders

Role summary: To take a lead on mobile crèche sessions across South Manchester, ensuring crèches run to our quality standards and policies and procedures are followed throughout.

Perfect if: You are an experienced childcare worker, qualified to Level 3 or above (or currently working towards this) and would like to get some leadership experience
 
Creche Workers

Role summary: To deliver mobile crèche sessions across South Manchester including delivering planned activities, supporting children and accurately completing relevant paperwork.

Perfect if: You are an experienced childcare worker, preferably qualified to Level 2 (or currently working towards this) and would like to gain more varied childcare experience.
 
VOLUNTEER POSITIONS
 
Both the above roles are available in a volunteer capacity. In addition we have the following role which can act as a ‘stepping stone’ into childcare as a career:
 
Childcare Assistant

Role summary: To support childcare staff in the delivery of childcare sessions – either within mobile crèche or within one of our fixed provisions.

Perfect if: You are passionate about working with children and want to try it out but have no qualifications or experience.

If you would like an informal chat or an application pack for any of the above positions please contact us in any of the following ways:
 
Pop in to:

Woodhouse Park Family Centre,
7 Stoneacre Road
Wythenshawe
M22 5TB
 
Call us on:  0161 437 5117 or 498 0292                  

Email us at:  info@whpfamilycentre.co.uk


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