Weekend Play Worker – Junior Youth Provision

Hours: Saturday and/or Sunday – 1.30pm-5.30pm
Contract Type: Permanent Part-Time Weekends
Salary: £9.90—£12.34 per hour, dependant on experience and qualifications – plus contributory pension and health cash plan scheme, enhanced annual leave
Location: BLGC Sites 

About the role:

As we prepare to reopen our new state of the art Youth Centre at Spa Road in Bolton, we are recruiting.     We provide safe, creative and appropriate play, and developmental opportunities for children aged 8-12 years. This includes preparing and delivering activities, through both individual and group activities. All of this is done in a nurturing and caring environment ensuring that all children and young people are safe and happy.

The role works directly with children and young people to develop their social skills, building their confidence by delivering a planned, high-quality programme of activity. The programme directly responds to the diverse needs, concerns, and interests of our members during the evenings, school holidays and occasionally on residentials, and provides positive outcomes for young people through appropriate assessment and intervention.

About you:

Can you bring out the very best in young people? 

Can you bring out the inner voice of young people to impact the community and themselves? 

Do you have a passion for providing the very best offer for young people?

Do you enjoy and thrive in a fast pace, energetic and vibrant environment? 

Then we want to hear from you! 

Ideally you will hold a current first aid certificate, along with a childcare qualification. However, it’s absolutely key that you can demonstrate a creative and enthusiastic approach, with the keen desire to inspire children and young people.

You will need to understand health and safety issues that affect the day to day running of childcare services, and a good idea of what great childcare looks like. A positive can-do attitude is part of your natural flair.


All staff have free access to our high-quality gym, during the day, you will also be enrolled into our pension plan and have access to free holiday club child-care. We offer flexible working, your birthday off, provide refreshments and fruit on site and have a wellbeing offer for you to access at times when you may need it. We have a fantastic track record for professional development and training opportunities, we are committed to developing our team. Come and join us in a fun working environment, where no two days are the same!

Downloads and Applying

For the full job description and person specification, click below to download the Candidate Pack.

Fancy joining the team?

To apply, please complete both of the online forms below.



We will be interviewing periodically and are looking to recruit for multiple positions.

In addition, please provide the following information:

  • Confirmation you are eligible to work in the UK (the successful candidate will be required to provide documentary evidence before a job offer is confirmed);
  • Any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application for the selection process.
  • In accordance with our Child Protection and Safeguarding procedures, this position requires an Enhanced DBS

We reserve the right to close the application process at any stage. Therefore, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

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