In a playpark, on a roundabout hangs a banners with the words of to play. A young boy is being pushed on the roundabout by a man, both are smiling.To the left a Play Ranger stands with her back to us, wearing a blue jacket with the East Lothian Play Association logo. In the background is a playpark with children playing and a blue tarpaulin on the ground for water play.

We are growing our team of sessional Play Rangers to lead fun, inclusive outdoor play sessions as part of our PlayCan project. PlayCan is a partnership project for inclusive community play, based on the Play Ranger model & delivered by East Lothian Play Association, SCIO (ELPA) and Can Do.

PlayCan sessions are open access, community-based play sessions aimed at children and young people with additional support needs, with their friends and family. The sessions are “free, fun and friendly” and are mainly outdoors in a variety of locations across East Lothian.

Hours: 0-hour contract, mainly Sundays and during holidays.

Salary: £10 – 12 per hour

We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Your completed application form should be emailed to for the attention of Audrey Forrest. If you have any issues accessing the forms below, please contact and we can email these to you instead.

PlayCan – Job Description updated Sept 23

Sessional Playworker – Application Form 2023Sessional Playworker