Play Worker (Practitioner)

Fixed Term Contract until October 2018

Due to the reorganisation of our Wrap Around Care provision, we are seeking to appoint a talented Play Worker to join our team on a fixed-term basis.

Full details about the role and requirements are contained in the link to the Job Description below.

Hours of work: 15 hours per week; Monday to Friday from 2:30pm - 5:30pm
with the possibility of extra hours during school holidays.

Salary: Hourly rate will be £7.67 - £10.72 per hour (£14,756 - £20,623 FTE) subject to confirmation of qualification and experience

George Heriot's pays the Living Wage as set by the Living Wage Foundation. Therefore any employee receiving a basic pay rate of less than £8.45 per hour will receive a discretionary, non-contractual enhancement to the Living Wage.

Additional Information: As this is a term time only contract, you will not be required to attend work during school holiday periods. However, your total salary for the duration of your contract will be calculation based on your actual working hours and paid in equal monthly installments across the duration of the contract.

How to Apply:
Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by their CV and the completed application form:

By Email:


By Post: The WAC Manager
C/o The HR Manager
George Heriot's School
Lauriston Place

Closing Date for Applications is Noon on 09 March 2018

Additional Information
Heriot's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 and the successful candidates will be required to obtain membership of the PVG scheme.

George Heriot's Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

George Heriot's School is governed by George Heriot's Trust, Scottish Charity number SC011463



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