Job Vacancy – Play Ranger

£21,000 Pro Rata
14 Hours per week (8 month contract)
Home-based with Lanarkshire wide travel

An exciting opportunity to bring outdoor play and Forest School to the heart of communities in Lanarkshire, encouraging, supporting, and motivating children and young people in gaining the life skills required to thrive in the modern world.


OutLET: Play Resource is looking for someone who is passionate about children’s right to play, with experience of working with a wide range of children and young people.  You will have an in-depth knowledge of the play work principles and the Forest School ethos and be comfortable working outdoors in all weathers.

As part of this role you will be assisting a Forest School Leader in the delivery of Therapeutic Forest School Programmes, working with care experienced children and young people who need additional support in accessing and achieving in mainstream education.

We are seeking a kind individual, who is able to be consistent in their interactions with young people. They will have excellent communication skills with both children and adults and work well in a small team.

This post may involve very occasional evening and weekend work.

Essential – Driver with access to a car / PVG check.

Play Ranger Position – 14 hours per week,
Home based with Lanarkshire wide travel required.

Applications should be made using our application form and be submitted before the closing date of 29thJune at noon. Applications should be submitted can be made via the following link:


Due to the current climate, interviews will take place in 2 stages.
Initial interviews will be conducted virtually and those who are successful at this stage will be invited to a socially distanced interview in an outdoor woodland environment.

Initial interviews will take place during the week of 6th July 2020.


If you have further questions about the role then contact

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