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


Hours:  as and when

Salary: £10.53/hr (inclusive)

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 17 February 2016

Interviews: Tuesday 23 February 2016

To apply: Download an application pack below.

Islington Play Association is a vibrant, proactive children’s charity. Our aim is simple - to create, provide, improve and protect places for the children of Islington to play. Play is what children do when they are allowed freedom to explore their world. 

We are looking for creative, playful people to become part of the teams at our adventure playgrounds and early years setting.

This post would suit someone who wants to work flexibly on an as and when basis. We particularly need sessional playworkers in the school holidays, and have some opportunities during term time. 

Download more information below or to find out more about this role come along to our playworker open day at Toffee Park Adventure Playground, Ironmonger Row, London EC1V 3QS on Saturday 13 February, 1–5pm. Or if you cannot make it that day contact Lucy Benson,adventure playgrounds manager, or Wendy Jeeves, services director on 020 7607 9637 or

Our adventure playgrounds are unique exciting places to work where no two days are the same. Expect to be amazed and inspired by the depth and breadth of the innovative and original ideas of children at play. IPA is looking for a wide range of workers who, as well as being advocates for play are also resourceful, innovative, reflective and committed to our values. We want you to join our team of experienced and qualified play people. The opportunities we are offering will be delivered from our many children’s play sites across Islington. You will work with us to ensure that the children of Islington benefit from excellent play opportunities.

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