Jobs at Honeypot

Current Vacancies:

The Honeypot Children’s Charity offers both respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children aged 5-12, many of whom would otherwise have nowhere to turn. At our two beautiful residential sites, children are able to choose from a range of ways to spend their break; swimming in our pool, playing on our adventure playground, riding bikes, visiting pets corner or baking special treats are just some of the ways in which these children are able to play, have fun, and make happy memories which they can cherish for years to come.

Apply now for the opportunity to make a difference to children who need it, and leave them with memories to cherish for years to come.


Dreamweaver (Residential Play Worker)

£8.94 /hour, 20 hour per week (hours will include weekends and school holidays) Dolfor, Mid Wales

We are looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who works well in a friendly team, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must – you’ll be organising fun activities for children and engaging with them to boost their self-confidence.

The role will be chiefly based at our beautiful countryside respite home, Honeypot Pen-y-Bryn near Newtown in Mid-Wales. It’ll be here you’ll provide a variety of individual and group activities for children in safe, nurturing environments, with full access to the facilities available, including trampolines, the swimming pool, the Hive arts and play space and the Galleon adventure playground.

You must have experience of working or volunteering with children in a group environment, and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires a DBS check. Further training can be provided.

Please click here for the full job description and personal specification.

To apply, please send us your CV with a brief covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is the 20th January 2019.


Team Leader (Children’s Respite Breaks)

£21k per year, Full time contract 37.5 hours per week worked as annualised hours, Dolfor, Mid Wales

The Honeypot Children’s Charity is looking for a Team Leader to support disadvantaged children between the ages of 5 and 12 on overnight respite holiday breaks.

We’re looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who can provide guidance and set standards for a friendly team of residential playworkers, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must – you’ll be organising fun activities for children and engaging with them to boost their self-confidence.

The role will be chiefly based at our respite home, Honeypot Pen-y-Bryn, situated in the beautiful countryside near Newtown, Mid Wales. It’ll be here you’ll provide a variety of individual and group activities for children in safe, nurturing environments, with full access to the facilities available, including trampolines, a swimming pool, the Galleon adventure playground, and the arts and crafts studio.

You must have experience of working with children in a group environment, a childcare, education or social work qualification and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

We are recruiting this role on a full time permanent annualised hours contract and many of the hours will mainly be worked on weekends and school holidays.

Please click here for the full job description and personal specification.

To apply, please send us your CV with a brief covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is the 20th January 2019.


Residential Play Worker (Children’s Worker)

£8.94 /hour, 20 hour per week (hours will include weekends and school holidays) New Forest, Hampshire

The Honeypot Children’s Charity is looking for Residential Play Workers to support disadvantaged children between the ages of 5 and 12 on overnight respite holiday breaks and outreach Playbus sessions in the New Forest, Hampshire.

We’re looking for someone who’s positive and passionate about supporting young carers and vulnerable children, who works well in a friendly team, and is ready to adapt to any challenge. Creativity is good, enthusiasm is a must – you’ll be organising fun activities for children and engaging with them to boost their self-confidence.

The role will be chiefly based at our respite home, Honeypot House in the New Forest, situated in seven acres of beautiful countryside. It’ll be here you’ll provide a variety of individual and group activities for children in safe, nurturing environments, with full access to the facilities available, including trampolines, the swimming pool, the arts and crafts shed and the lake.

You must have experience of working or volunteering with children in a group environment, and knowledge of Child Protection and Safeguarding. This role requires a DBS check. Further training can be provided.

We are recruiting for 20 hour per week contracts. Hours will include weekends and school holidays.

Please click here for the full job description and personal specification.

To apply, please send us your CV with a brief covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk.

The closing date for applications is the 20th January 2019.


Minibus Driver

£9.30 per Hour, Hampshire, Fridays & Sundays with extra shifts available in school holidays.

We’re recruiting a Minibus Driver to become a major part of the team that deliver respite breaks to the children we support! You’ll be collecting our children from designated pick-up points in London and Hampshire to safely take them to our respite home Honeypot House and back.

It’s absolutely crucial to the way we work and if you’re friendly, calm under pressure, good with children, and have a full clean pre-1997 driving licence, we would like to hear from you. If you have had MiDAS training and have experience of driving a minibus, that’s even better!

Please note this role is for 8-16 hours a week, working Friday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons with possible additional hours during school holidays.

This role does require a DBS check.

Please click here for the full job description and personal specification.

To apply, please send us your CV with a brief covering letter telling us why you are interested in the role to recruitment@honeypot.org.uk