Staff & Recruiting

Shakespeare Walk

Adventure Playground

Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground



The playground is staffed with professional playworkers , we have on-site are qualified first aiders, who are on hand ensuring the safety of the children at all times.


The Staff and playground provides a stable and positive environment.


SWAPA Playworkers encourage children to explore, problem solve, to push themselves, create and rebuild their playground, this allows the children to feel right at home when at SWAPA!




Seeking the following staff to deliver adventure play provision

Deputy Senior Playworker

Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground is a friendly, local adventure playground run by a voluntary board of trustees.


We are looking for a Senior Playworker, to work with the board of trustees and to lead on fundraising and delivery of our free after school and holiday play schemes, funded by Hackney Council.


Salary £16,198per annum £13per hour - 21 hour per week over 3 days includes after school provision contact time during term time and 35hrs per week 5 days holiday scheme opening times.


Extended Closing Date - 11th November 2019



JOB PACKAGE BELOW: Deputy Senior Playworker


DOWNLOAD > 1 x Application

1 x Playworker Job Description


Email completed application and send to:

swapan16@swapa.org.uk or info@hackneyplay.org 


or send completed application by post to:


Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground

69 Shakespeare Walk

London N16 8TB


If you encounter any problems with downloads, please request job package to be delivered to your email account specifying which job package your require

Contact: christinajordean@swapa.org.uk


As the posts involve working with children they are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and are covered by the Children’s Act 1999.


Successful applicants will be required to undertake DBS (CRB) checks for an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate.


SWAPA is an equal opportunities employer.


Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground Association


is seeking the following staff to deliver adventure play provision

Playworkers - Recruiting now!

SWAPA is actively recruiting for a pool of Playworkers and can offer:


Seeking qualified Playworkers to join our pool of workers to deliver adventure play provision


Term time hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 3.30pm-7pm


CLOSED Mondays


Plus Saturdays: 12pm-4pm


Funded Holiday play schemes: 11am-6pm


Rate: £10.50 per hour


We are looking for reliable, hardworking, fun loving Playworkers, if this is you please apply today!


The whole team will be expected to maintain the site – cleaning duties will be rotation basis


As the posts involve working with children they are exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders act 1974 and are covered by the Children’s Act 1999.


Successful applicants will be required to undertake DBS (CRB) checks for an Enhanced Criminal Record Certificate. SWAPA is an equal opportunities employer


For applications and job description please download here and send completed application to Christina Jordean (Trustee) by Email:


christinajordean@swapa.org.uk


Closing Date - Open ended


JOB PACKAGE BELOW: Playworkers


DOWNLOAD >  1 x Application

1 x Playworker Job Description


You can send completed Application:

swapan16@swapa.org.uk or info@hackneyplay.org


or send completed application by post to:


Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground

69 Shakespeare Walk

London N16 8TB


If you encounter any problems with downloads, please request job package to be delivered to your email account specifying which job package your require

Contact: christinajordean@swapa.org.uk


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Tel 020 7249 8405  swapan16@swapa.org.uk


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