Welcome to the Wansdyke Play Association


Wansdyke Play Association have a strong reputation both locally and nationally for work supporting children and the development of stronger communities through play (Sure Start Award and Children and Young People Now award).

We have been managing community play since June 1992 and have played a key role in developing innovative new projects such as Community Play Rangers.


Do you want to work for an awesome children’s charity?! We have job vacancies!

Children & Family Support Worker

 Hours:                       16-18.5 hours per week – Set hours over 3 days,

afterschool and school holidays with some flexibility

Pay:                            £10-£14 per hour, dependent on experience

Location:                  B&NES & Somerset

Closing Date:          Midnight, Monday 7th May 2018 

WPA are seeking a dynamic individual to work within their friendly team who appreciates the importance of delivering first class care to children and families within an ever changing community based setting to enable play and family engagement, develop essential skills and build relationships.

Ideally you will have previous experience of working within the Childcare Sector but we will consider applicants who are passionate about supporting children and families. You are welcome to call the Manger for an informal chat.

WPA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.          

 For a job description, person specification and application form, either download the forms below or contact admin@wpa-play.com, 01761 568242, The Island Room, Town Hall, The Island, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2HQ. 

JD Children & Family Support Worker 2018
PS Children & Family Support Worker 2018
C&FSW Job Application Form 2018
DBS-safeguarding declaration 2018
Equal Opportunties Monitoring – job applicants 2018

 

Sessional Play Worker

Required to work across Bath & North East Somerset and Keynsham in parks, open spaces, schools and other settings as required.

Pay: £7.00-£9.00 per hour dependent on experience

Hours: Play sessions as required but primarily after school, school holidays, some weekends and occasional week days

WPA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For a job description, person specification and an application form, download them below or contact admin@wpa-play.com, 01761 568242, The Island Room, Town Hall, The Island, Midsomer Norton, BA3 2HQ, www.wpa-play.com.

Application deadline: Open

Sessional Play Worker Job Description 2018
Sessional Play Worker Job Specification 2018
Job Application Form 2018
Equal Opportunties Monitoring – job applicants 2018


Privacy Notice

Wansdyke Play Association collects and uses personal information fairly and transparently, recording name, gender, email, address, contact numbers and occasionally date of birth provided with consent by beneficiaries and professionals for the purpose of direct communication in regard to the service we provide and relevant information shared as requested by grant funders for statistical and verification purposes.

Personal information is collected by referral to the service and on individual and session/event Registration Forms. These are shared only with key members of staff. Information is stored securely and disposed of in line with current legislation.


Youth Group

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Free Youth Club for 11 – 18 year olds based in Midsomer Norton Town Hall
Thursdays, Term Time Only, 6.30 – 8.30pm

Play Service

Play Service
WPA Play sessions are free and open for all to attend in planned locations in the community.

Saturday Club

Saturday Club
Friendly support group designed for and by members, 11 – 18 years, at MSN Town Hall, 10am – 1.30pm, Term Time only. £5 or £7.50 with lunch.