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Voluntary Sector Vacancies: The Yard- Play Team Leader

Join us to help improve the lives of disabled children and their families by becoming our next Play Team Leader in Dundee

The Yard is a children’s charity who runs adventure play and respite services for disabled children, young people and their families in the east of Scotland. We offer disabled children and their siblings the chance to experience creative, adventurous indoor and outdoor play in a well-supported environment. Since we opened in 1986, our services have grown significantly, but we will always retain our holistic approach and ethos of a child-centred and child-led play service.  We currently have an exciting role available within our Dundee service.

The Yard aims to be an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds. Our posts are subject to references and a PVG successful check. Download the job descriptions, application form and equal opportunities monitoring form at our website:

Play Team Leader, Dundee, 7.5 hrs/wk – Saturdays

(Approx £22,240 pro-rata)

We are looking for a dynamic individual to supervise the development, planning and delivery of Saturday sessions in our new setting in The Yard Dundee. The successful applicant will lead, supervise, and deliver, with other members of the Play Team, a range of inclusive social, recreational and adventure play-based activities on The Yard’s premises in Dundee. Understanding and/or experience of working with or supporting children and young adults with disabilities and their families is essential, along with an ability to effectively supervise and support staff.

Closing date is Monday 12th March at noon, and interviews are set for Friday 16th March. For any enquiries please contact Gillian Archibald, Engagement Officer at