Play Assistant (Full-Time / 12 Months Fixed-Term Contract)

Recruiter
ZSL
Location
Whipsnade, Dunstable
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
21 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jul 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Play Assistant (Full-Time / 12 Months Fixed-Term Contract)

We are looking to recruit a Play Assistant to support the day-to-day operational running of our Hullabazoo indoor play area at Whipsnade Zoo.

The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to the overall impression and experience of the indoor play facility, including the play area, and birthday party offer, to exceed visitor expectations.
  • Report directly to the Deputy Play Supervisor and will work alongside the permanent Play Assistants.
  • Be an enthusiastic, confident and dedicated individual to help deliver the best possible experience for our visitors.
  • Have the motivation to deliver exemplary customer service.

Although experience matters to us we are more focused on getting the right person for the role. As a result, below  is a guide on what we are looking for in potential applicants:

  • Able to remain positive and enthusiastic with a can-do attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to communicate effectively with children, parents and the Hullabazoo team
  • Able to have fun whilst remaining professional and approachable
  • Previous experience setting up, assisting and scheduling private hire activities, in addition to assisting visitors with their supplies, leftover food and gifts.
  • Experience working within a similar environment would be desirable
  • A creative flare and an interest in face painting
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment with a helpful and flexible attitude
  • Able to demonstrate great customer service skills
  • Team orientated and able to demonstrate a real desire to make a positive difference
  • Prior experience handling cash and processing card payments
  • NVQ Level 1 qualification in child care or Playwork would be advantageous, but not essential

To apply, please click the apply button to be redirected to the ZSL application page

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