Work for us

We are  currently recruiting staff and volunteers at the Hideaway. 

To apply please download, print and complete the application form after reading the job description and person specification carefully. We also highly recommend reading our Social Mission document to gain a better understanding of who we are and what we're all about. The application can then be posted to us or emailed back. Alternatively you may print the form and post it to us. You may also include a CV but a CV will not be considered without an application form. 


36 hours per week

£3.90 per hour

Playwork Apprenticeship

Deadline: ongoing

This 1 year full time position includes a Playwork qualification (or similar) and full time role on our playworker team. We're looking for an outgoing, fun-loving person that loves children and wants to have a career working them. Min age 16.

Hours to suit 

Voluntary role

Work experience

Deadline: On-going

We have a lot of volunteers working with us who are doing work experience or simply looking to help the community and gain invaluable experience for the future. We take young people from 14 years of age and short term placements.

Around 20 hours per week

£8.21 - £10 per hour

Part-time cook

Deadline: Friday 28th Nov 19

This part-time role is for an experienced chef/cook to join our team for our busy cafe. Applicants must be able to work Saturdays but other hours during the week are negotiable. Around 20 hours per week. Min age 18. Pay rate dependent on experience.

Hours to suit

Voluntary role

General Volunteer

Deadline: On-going

Our large volunteer team is the heart of all we do at The Hideaway. Our team ranges from youths to retired folk and everything in-between. The roles vary massively but broadly fall under 2 categories: Hideaway helpers and pastoral volunteers. If it's useful, we can also provide free training, mentoring and personal support to help you move into employment at some point during the future. 

20 - 28 hours per week normal

£9.50 per hour

Playwork Supervisor

Deadline: Wed 20th Nov 19

This role is to work on the play side, assisting the Playwork Manager in leading the team, activity sessions, looking after parties and working with children and customers. The hours are negotiable but must be able to do min. 2 Saturdays per month. 

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