We want to give them more chances to play outside their homes



We campaign to prevent the loss of playable space


We promote quality and choice in play provision


Play is a fun way to be active

We work to increase opportunities for children to play

EXP Southwark Council



Hours: full time, flexible incl some evenings and Saturdays

Salary: £36,486 - £43,404 per annum

Closing date:  Thursday 22 August 2019 EXPIRED

Interviews: Thursday 12 September 2019.

To apply: Click here, job ref is SC03261

We are seeking an experienced play professional to manage and develop Southwark Council’s play service.

Located in the heart of London, Southwark is a very diverse borough with a growing population and a commitment to the health and wellbeing of the local community.

The successful applicant will lead and co-ordinate the work of the Parks Play Service on a strategic basis, linking with wider corporate agenda’s and supporting operational delivery. The council has invested heavily in both the provision of new playgrounds and the refurbishment of existing facilities in its 130 parks and open spaces. In addition, we have five bespoke adventure playgrounds providing services to the 5 – 15 year age group and play-related buildings with scope for increased use. Further growth in the staff team has also been agreed and is being progressed in the summer of 2019.

A full job description is below. 


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