Play Workers

Fixed Term Contract until October 2018
15 hours per week; Term Time Only

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: Actual salary - £5,176 - £7,235 (£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.

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

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

Link to Job Description (pdf)
Link to Application Form (word)

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