Breakaway Play Scheme & Saturday Clubs
Breakaway Play Scheme & Saturday Clubs



We are also currently recruiting: Play Assistants for all sites

There are a variety of rewarding roles and responsibilities at NHCVS Breakaway Playschemes and Saturday Clubs, we currently have the following available:

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Playscheme Assistant


You will be expected to support children and young people to access the play activities and support their personal care needs whilst they attend.

You must be 17 years old and over, have work experience of providing play activities with children and young people; experience of disabilities or are currently training and studying in a related field. Enthusiasm is essential.

References and an enhanced DBS (Criminal Records Bureau) check will be made prior to employment.

Our Saturday Clubs operate from 10.00 am until 3.00 pm. During school holidays we run weekday playschemes for 4 weeks in the summer holiday, 3-5 days during the Easter and Christmas breaks and all half terms.


All work is on a sessional basis. We have a large bank of staff who we contact before each term to confirm availability for Saturday Clubs and prior to each holiday playscheme. We endeavour to match each member of staff request for work, allocating sessions as fairly as possible. A rota is drawn up at the beginning of each term for the Saturday Clubs.  

Hourly rates are dependent on qualifications and /or experience, and will be agreed at interview. Staff are occasionally asked to work at a higher or lower grade.  


If you would like to apply for these positions please complete and return a Staff Application Form to Kathryn Thorn either via email at or by post to NHCVS, Unit 30 Campus Five, Third Avenue Letchworth Garden City, Herts SG6 2JF.


Please click this link to download Staff Application Form


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