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PLAYWORKER | Sessional contract

Lincoln City Foundation is looking for Playworkers passionate about delivering high-quality provisions for primary school children (aged 4 to 11) as part of their growing delivery team.


If you want a career in childcare delivery with a commitment to providing opportunities for young people to achieve and wish to inspire others to reach their full potential, we want to hear from you.

The role of the Sessional Playworker will be to support the organisation and delivery of the Foundation’s community provision for those aged 4 to 11. This includes but is not limited to our Lincoln City After School and Holiday Clubs (Ofsted Registered). The role will be responsible for supporting the Early Years Leader to create fun, stimulating, creative and educational environments that are safe and inclusive. The provision will offer a high-quality service that supports parents and families throughout the year.

In line with Foundation Objectives, a Sessional Playworker will:

  • Help to plan and deliver a diverse range of activities, including arts and crafts and physical exercise games, engaging with children from the local community


  • To enhance and advance the progression of participants through programme activity, with the aim to make a positive impact on an individual’s health and personal achievement


  • Support the Early Years Leader to identify children that may require additional support for learning, to follow instruction and/or peer-to-peer interaction

Lincoln City Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, a clear DBS, and the necessary safer recruitment employment checks.

Please fill out the form below to express your interest in this position.

If you would like an informal discussion or wish to find out more about the role, please call Danny Carter on 07719 23751.

We do not accept CV’s and cannot keep such documents on file.

There are 4 points across the year where we review the applications. These time points will be – (w/c Monday 24th July), (w/c Monday 23rd October), (w/c Monday 19th February 2024), (w/c Monday 27th May 2024).

Come Work With Us

Thank you for your application. We will be in touch.

Why join Lincoln City Foundation?

Lincoln City Foundation values its employees and aims to be an employer of choice. It is important to the Foundation to cultivate an environment of development and progression therefore actively encouraging staff training (internally and externally), networking and opportunities to support a pathway for those that show initiative, innovation and dedication.

We look for individuals to enhance our team creativity, ambition and dynamic. We welcome those who are passionate, adaptable, high performing and target driven.

As a community-led charity, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the individuals we engage with. We consider ourselves to be a family-friendly, responsible employer and can offer flexible working patterns. We welcome applications from a variety of backgrounds and abilities.

For more information on the Foundation please take a look at our strategy, vision and mission available on our website.



Lincoln City Foundation welcomes applications from all individuals and communities. Only information relevant to the role defined in the job description will be used in the selection process and personal data is retracted to remove unconscious bias.


No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


We welcome applications from candidates that wish to explore flexible working patterns.

the advert you have seen is not intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

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