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About KIDS

KIDS is a national charity which has been supporting disabled children, young people and their families since 1970. 

We work with children, irrespective of their disability or impairment, from birth through to 25 years.  Each year we support over 13,500 disabled children, offer over 120 different services and work with about 80 Local Authorities across England.  

We are passionate, caring and trusted and our vision is a world in which all disabled children and young people realise their aspirations. We offer support and practical help for families, every step of the way.

About The Role

Do you want to work for an inspiring charity making a real difference to the lives of disabled children and young people?

As a playworker your role would include, moving and handling, personal care and support during mealtimes. We encourage the children to play adventurously, creatively and imaginatively, and to enable them to obtain the full benefit of the facilities provided by the setting to support disabled young people to engage in a wide range of activities at The Orchard Centre in Lye. 

Please note that interviews for this role will be taking place w/c 31st May


The Dudley Play scheme will run for 3 weeks 2nd - 20th August Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm. We are looking to recruit staff to work for 1 full week of Play scheme this summer

Successful candidates will need to attend induction that will be taking place from 10th-14th July 

The hourly rate for this role is £8.86  per hour plus you accrue an extra £1.07 per hour holiday pay

About You
The successful candidates will have:
  • experience of working with SEND children and Young People
  • be outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Ability to be pro-active and use own initiative.Educated to GCSE level or NVQ level 2 as a minimum
For further information please see the job description.