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PLAY WORKER - Bracknell

We have a vacancy:

2 hours per week, £7 per hour (16 - 18 year olds)

We have a vacancy for a Playworker at our Bracknell Smiles for Sibs group, which runs on Thursdays (term-time only) between 4.30pm and 6.15pm at Braybrooke Community Centre, Bracknell. The Playworkers will assist in providing activities at the club including playing games, arts & crafts, cooking, outdoor activities and occasional holiday day trips.

For further details and a job specification please contact the Wokingham office on 0300 7778539 or email us.

References and Disclosure and Barring Service checks will be carried out on the successful candidate.

SUPPORT WORKER – @ The Acorn - Wokingham

We have a vacancy:

Average 2.5 hours per week - £8.50 per hour

The vacancy is for a Support Worker at our Adult Social Group in Wokingham, @ The Acorn. The group takes place on Tuesdays between 7.00pm and 9.00pm at The Acorn Centre, Fernlea Drive, Wokingham, RG41 3DR. @ The Acorn is for adults aged 16+ with learning disabilities including those with more profound learning disabilities and the support worker will assist in providing activities at the club including playing games, arts & crafts, music, cooking and much more.

For further details and a job specification please contact the Wokingham office on 0300 7778539 or email us.

References and Disclosure and Barring Service checks will be carried out on the successful candidates.

Volunteers

"Thank you very much for the amazing opportunity you have given me over the last year. It has been wonderful working with you, and I wish you the best for the future!"
a Playworker

Wokingham, Bracknell & Districts Mencap needs volunteers. We can offer you opportunities to gain experience, develop skills and at the same time support our work through volunteering. For companies, let us help you meet your corporate social responsibility.

How can you help?

  • You could volunteer to help us run our clubs and activities – take a look at the activities that we run
  • You could hold a fundraising event for us or help us at one of ours, for example, you could run a half Marathon for us or hold a cake sale
  • You could help wrap and label prizes for raffles
  • You could become a Trustee
  • You could help with general office administration

If you are interested in any of our volunteering opportunities, please take a look at the various activities and get in touch by any of the following:

Please note that for most roles, volunteers will need to undergo an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.