Casual play assistant


Hampstead Heath Adventure Clubhouse and One O’clock Club

We are looking for play workers for our friendly and welcoming play centres on Hampstead Heath. 

Hours: p/t, as and when required but mainly afternoons (14.15 – 17.15) during term time, Saturdays (9.30-16.30) and school holidays (times vary).
Salary: £13.40/hr
Closing date: 12 noon, 16 February 2023
To apply: to apply online, please visit or alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number OENV0074. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.


We run an Adventure Playground and Clubhouse for children aged 5 – 16 and a One O’clock Club for children under-5 and their carers.  Activities include free play, sports and art and crafts. The primary responsibility will be the delivery of high quality play activities which promoting participation, inclusion and wellbeing. You’ll support children to follow their own ideas and interests for play as well as leading a variety of interesting and fun play activities.

The successful candidate will have some experience of working with children and young people, experience of working in a team, and an understanding of a child-centred approach to activities.

Please note that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check for working with children and satisfactory references

For more information or  an informal discussion about the post please contact Ephraim Kenna-Braithwaite on 0207 482 2116 or

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the Community.

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