Opportunity – Hollies Playground Keyholder

Halewood Town Council is seeking to recruit a Playground Keyholder.


Halewood Town Council is seeking a local person(s) able to demonstrate a high level of commitment to open and close the Hollies playground daily. Broadly, the council requires the playground to be opened mornings through to late afternoons for 7 days per week (times negotiable), with cover provided by Town Council staff during periods of absence.

Main responsibilities

The main responsibilities include the morning unlocking and evening locking of our Hollies Road Playground for children under 7 years and checking the play equipment for damage.

It is desirable that applicants have the following competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility to provide a daily year-round service (includes Bank holidays)

Payment £1,729 p.a. (£9.50 per hour) Hours 30 minutes daily

  • Job share will be strongly considered
  • The post will be subject a DBS clearance

Halewood Town Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome enquiries from anyone and value diversity.

Given the urgency of our need to appoint a suitable person to this role, a temporary appointment can be made as soon as possible. The council will be seeking to make this appointment permanent at its meeting in June.

Please submit your interest in this position by letter or email to:

Gerry Allen, Town Manager at Gerry.allen@knowsley.gov.uk or telephone 07707 572043 for further information.

Initial closing date for expressions of interest is 12.00pm on 14th May 2021.