Community Participation Worker – £30,000 pro rata – 32 hours per week (0.8 FTE)

Are passionate about communities being in the driving seat?
Are you skilled in creating conditions for inclusive participation and engagement and
want to grow your expertise?
Do you know how to support and develop people to lead with confidence?
Have experience of delivering real change within communities?

The Community Participation Worker will work directly with residents and young people
in the day-to-day delivery of The Good Neighbourhood Project, an exciting new
community-led initiative. The Community Participation Worker will support and back
community members in Swiss Cottage and Kilburn to shape and deliver engagement
activities and events that build collective agency and impact, leading to a fairer, greener
future for the place they call home.

This is a new opportunity with huge potential for the successful candidate to shape the
project and the role to obtain the best outcomes with, by and for community members
and the neighbourhood.

Find out more here or via Charity Jobs

 The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 17th March

Deputy Play Manager £33,000- £34,000, Full-Time

We believe that play is essential to a happy and thriving childhood. Article 31 of the United
Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that “every child has the right to rest
and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child
and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts”. Too often, children are denied these

The Deputy Play Manager is a key member of the Play team, and the wider Winch
management team. They work closely with the Play Manager, to plan, deliver and evaluate
the provision for children, ensuring it contributes effectively towards the Winch’s mission,
values and goals. The Deputy Play Manager helps lead and manage the staff and volunteers,
deputising for the manager where required. They also work directly in the provision with
children; setting up, leading and participating in play activities and building relationships
with children and their families

Find out more here or via Charity jobs

 The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 3rd March

After School Club and Holiday Play Scheme: Play Worker (Part-Time/Full Time £14ph)

Not a morning person?! Are you looking for work after school and during school holidays? Do you have experience of supporting primary aged children? We’re looking for Play Workers at the Winch and would love to hear from you!

Working from our facilities in Swiss Cottage, Camden, you will join a supportive and experienced team of play workers providing daily after-school and holiday activities. We are keen to encourage candidates who can help us deliver fun, learning experiences that support children’s wellbeing and personal growth.

You can find out more about the role here

We positively welcome applications from a wide range of personal experiences and professional backgrounds.

We are open to flexible and part-time applicants and to applicants who only want to work for the holiday play schemes. Our team is currently made up of staff working for both the after school club and holiday play scheme, and staff that only work at the Winch during the school holidays.

If you would like to explore how this role might work for you, please contact Kim via

Interviews will be held on a rolling basis

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We are a London Living Wage Employer

We are a London Living Wage Employer.

Our pay ratio is 3:1. This means that our highest paid staff are not paid more than three times our lowest paid staff, who earn at least the London Living Wage. Our values are important to us. Our mission matters.