Play Assistant

Doorstep is looking for an enthusiastic Play Assistant to work with babies, children and their families.

Donnington Doorstep Family Centre offer a range of different sessions to support children and young people from 0 – 18 and beyond. We run family Drop In sessions twice a week and we also have a new and rapidly growing baby group. We need are looking for a dynamic and energetic Play Assistant to support these activities.

We are looking for someone who can engage with children and parents and who is passionate about making a difference. Experience of working with disadvantaged children and experience of forming successful long lasting relationships is highly beneficial.

The hours for the post are –

Monday 9:30am - 2:30pm in the Drop In Session

Tuesday 11am - 2pm in the Baby Group

Wednesday 9:30am - 2:30pm in the Drop In Session

For more information about the post please download the job description and person specification.

To apply, please download and complete the Donnington Doorstep application form and return it to

The deadline for applications is Monday 16 September at 5pm and interviews will take place the following week.

NB This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is subject to enhanced DBS Check. Doorstep is entitled to check with the Disclosure and Barring Service for the existence and content of any criminal record held in the applicant’s name. The disclosure of a criminal record or other information will not debar you from appointment or registration unless we consider that the conviction renders you unsuitable.

It is the warmest, friendliest place and I have always felt welcome and known. When I've needed it, staff have had excellent advice and when I haven't they've had smiles and great play ideas for my son. Thank you again and again!

A parent

What's on this week - 25th Jan 2021

  • Family Play and Learn Sessions

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  • Family Play and Learn Sessions

    Sessions resume in January //info

  • Family Play and Learn Sessions

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  • Young People's Sessions

    Sessions resume in January //info

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