Playworkers | Across East Surrey and West Sussex


We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic playworkers to engage and inspire children across our children’s services schemes based at various locations in East Surrey and West Sussex.

Being a YMCA Playworker is a great way to fit a job around your studies or other commitments. We are extremely flexible and can work around your availability. Read our team’s profiles to find out more.

Disability Playworker
Saturdays, Weekdays after school, School holidays | Crawley, Epsom, Mole Valley, Reigate, Tandridge
Our schemes provide fun play and youth activities for children (aged 5-11) and young people (aged 12-18) with a wide range of disabilities. If you enjoy working in a busy and sociable environment then this could be the perfect job for you.
Disability Playworker job description

Holiday Playscheme Playworker
Weekdays during school holidays | Redhill
Y-Kids Holiday playschemes run during the school holidays for children aged 5 – 12. Playworkers offer play opportunities and provide support to help children enjoy a range of activities from cooking to sports to arts and crafts.
Holiday Playscheme Playworker job description

After School Club Playworker
Weekdays term-time | Redhill & Reigate
Y-Kids After School Club runs during term time for children aged 5 – 12 on Monday to Friday from 14:45 – 18:00. Playworkers offer play opportunities and provide support to help children enjoy a range of activities from cooking to sports to arts and crafts.
After School Club Playworker job description

Party Playworker
Saturdays & Sundays | Redhill & Reigate

Our fun and friendly parties for children are hugely popular. Playworkers should be enthusiastic and engaging to help children and their friends celebrate their special day.
Party Playworker job description


If you would like to join us as a YMCA Playworker, please read the Job Description(s) of the role(s) you are interested in, click the button below to complete an online application form.

Alternatively, please email your CV to

Salary / pay rate: We offer a competitive rate of pay ranging dependent upon age, experience and shifts worked. See individual Job Descriptions for more details.

Benefits: We are committed to supporting our Playworkers and offer great benefits, including: Free use of the YMCA Fitness Centre in Redhill including gym and fitness classes Half price YMCA childcare for dependents Fantastic training opportunities Free onsite parking YMCA Bike to Work Scheme benefits A fun and sociable working environment!

Closing date & interviews: There is no closing date for these positions. Applications will be individually assessed on receipt.

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YMCA East Surrey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. The suitability of all prospective employees or volunteers will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment.