Play and Youth Worker (Blackley)


2.5 hours, Friday after school play session

£12.73 per hour (full time salary equivalent £23,166-25,209)

Centre based role in Higher Blackley

Do you have the right mix of enthusiasm and passion for working with children and young people and a commitment to making a real difference?


We are recruiting a Play & Youth Worker at Manchester Young Lives, to provide open access play activities. Our after-school play provision is Ofsted registered and provides activities for 6-13 year olds.


Our work enables often disadvantaged children and young people the opportunity to learn, develop and connect with their communities, build safe and supportive relationships with committed workers, and let off steam outside.


If you can build relationships with children and young people, have fun and supportive conversations, we would love to hear from you.


This role is based at a community venue in Higher Blackley.


Contract for 2.5 hours a week term, as well as additional casual hours up to 25 per week in the Easter, Summer and Christmas Holidays at other Centres. Role can work alongside daytime education or other work/personal commitments.


Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position. Application and Demographic forms must be returned either via email to [email protected] or by post to Manchester Young Lives, The Addy Young People’s Centre, Woodhouse Lane, Wythenshawe, M22 9TF. Please ensure you complete the final section of the application from, giving information as to how you meet the person specification.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


The closing date for completed application forms is Wednesday the 22nd of May.