Play Development Worker

Play Development Worker   Ref: PDW 0422

We are seeking to recruit a Play development worker as part of our Cherish Sure Start programme Outreach team  working from our Lisnaskea or Newtownbutler bases.

 The aim of the play development worker is to support and develop an inclusive range of play development opportunities for parents of pre-school children within the Cherish Sure Start catchment area.

Applicants must have a NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Care and Education or equivalent and a  minimum of 2 years working with 0-4 year olds in an early years setting. A full clean valid driving licence is required.

Applicants must also demonstrate their competency in the personnel specifcations when applying.

Personnel Specification

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to observe the project standard of confidentiality.
  • Ability to record and evaluate programmes of work.
  • Excellent written and Oral Skills
  • Ability to engage families and communities in the Cherish Surestart services.
  • Can deal with challenging situations.

Terms & Conditions

The post is for a Fixed term contract up to 31/03/2023, with possible extension subject to funding. It is 25 hours per week and based on an NJC Scale 3 Point 6 £20,043 Pro Rata.

The ARC have a generous work based pension scheme, good holiday provisions and family friendly policies.


For Job Description and personnel specification please contact: Email:

OR Personnel Department

ARC Healthy Living Centre Ltd

116-122 Sallyswood


Co. Fermanagh, BT94 1HQ

Tel: 028 686 28741/ Southern 048 68628741

Closing date for return of completed application 29th April  2022 before 4pm.

 ARC HLC LTD is an equal opportunities employer.