Casual Leisure Support Worker

Location: Across Three Rivers District
Salary: £7.85-£9.95 p/h
Contract: Casual

Role: We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with experience of or have an interest in working with children, young people and adults. You will need to be flexible in your attitude and approach as you may be required to work with varying age groups and on varying leisure activities in a relaxed and informal setting.

You may be asked to work at many different Leisure service sites:

  • Mill End Youth Project at William Penn Leisure Centre
  • Holiday Playschemes (Easter & Summer) across schools in the Three Rivers District
  • Play Rangers – open spaces & woodland areas in the Three Rivers District and at local schools
  • Croxley Green Skate Park
  • Two25 summer youth sports project
  • Working across the Sport, Art and Inclusive Leisure activities

You will receive full training and induction manuals detailing specific procedures.

Please see examples of a ‘Typical day…’ to the right of this advert to give an insight on what the role could entail.

Additional information:

We are committed to Safer Recruitment as this post involves contact with children, young people and adults at risk. Before a formal offer of employment can be made, successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and two references. All convictions must be disclosed before interview.

Due to our recruitment policies & procedures, candidates must be 17 years and over to apply for this position.

Hours of work:

Hours could vary between 8.00am – 8pm, Monday – Friday, term-time and school holidays. This is dependent on the site you will be working at. Regular/Occasional weekend work.

Training: The post holder will be required to complete the following mandatory training before starting their role:

  • Staff induction
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid

The candidate must ensure that they are available for the training (training dates below).

Recruitment dates:

This job is seasonal, therefore recruitment will happen at certain dates of the year. Please note of the dates below:

To work Easter 2019 – Monday 8th April – Thursday 18th April

Application deadline: Ongoing
Interview week: Monday 25th February – Friday 1st March 2019
Induction: Monday 1st April 2019
Training dates: Tuesday 2nd April 2019 – Safeguarding, Wednesday 3rd April 2019 – Basic First Aid
Team meeting dates* : Monday 1st April – Saturday 6th April 2019

*You will only need to attend these dates for projects you will be working on that Easter.

To work summer 2019 – Monday 29th July - August (dates will be confirmed)

Application deadline: Ongoing
Interview week: Monday 3rd June – Friday 7th June 2019
Induction: Monday 22nd July 2019
Training dates: Monday 15th July – Friday 26th August 2019
Team meeting dates*: Monday 22nd July – Friday 26th August 2019

*You will only need to attend these for projects you will be working on that summer. Please ensure you are available to attend the above dates in order to continue your recruitment with us. Times will be confirmed closer to the date.

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert.

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council or returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

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Strongly committed to equality of opportunity in employment and in service. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community.