We're always on the look out for people to join our dedicated team at our centre in Great Notley.


For current vacancies, please see below.


Why not volunteer some of your spare time, it's rewarding and fun, and Just giving an hour or so can make a real difference.


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1. Playworkers

We are looking for fun, active, exciting, enthusiastic, motivated, creative problem solvers with experience of working with disabled children, young people and their families.


Do you fit the bill!


PARC (Essex) is recruiting new playworkers to join our amazing team based in Great Notley, Braintree. This is a unique opportunity to work with a well-established and respected local charity to help improve the wellbeing and life chances of disabled children and young people aged 0-25. At PARC we believe, every child has a right to play, regardless of their individual needs or abilities.


PARC (Essex) provides unique opportunities for children and young people to play, learn new skills and knowledge and to develop confidence and self-esteem.


Suitable candidates will have experience of working with disabled children and young people in a play environment and an ability to engage children of all ages and abilities in a range of play opportunities.


This role is on a casual basis with shifts available on weekly After School sessions, Saturday sessions and School holiday playschemes. We require staff that are committed, reliable and available for regular work in school term time and school holiday periods.

This is a fun and varied role working with a variety of children and young people

The role is focussed on play opportunities for disabled children and young people with an emphasis on fun and social interaction.


Location: Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Rate of pay: between £6.73 and £8.21 per hour – dependant on age and qualifications

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


For an application pack, please contact lawrence.lubbock@parcstaff.co.uk

2. Team Leader

We are looking for team leaders to help run our sessions run smoothly. Team leaders will be motivating and managing playworkers before, after and during sessions. The successful candidate will also be responsible for planning sessions, ensuring they are engaging and suitable for the children attending the sessions. 

A minimum of Level 3 in Childcare or Health & Social Care is required for this role.

To apply and for a full job description please contact lawrence.lubbock@parcstaff.co.uk or by post to PARC, Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, Essex, CM77 7FS.

We are always looking for people to volunteer their time whether it be helping out at our fundraising events, working directly at our PARC centre or volunteering in our PARC Charity shop.


Last year alone you donated over 1200 hours of your spare time for our services alone, saving us a huge £8000!


Without the kind donation of time from our amazing supporters, we wouldn't be able to continue to do what we do!


If you would like to volunteer or would just like to discuss the current opportunities then please get in touch.  You can call the centre direct on 01376 528999 or Email: info@parc-essex.co.uk and one of the team will get back to you.