Work with us

Work with us

Interested in community development, young people, want to run a class or share your skills, are passionate about play or placemaking…?

We will post all job opportunities here and share through all our other communications channels; ebulletin, Facebook pages, Up Our Street Facebook group, Twitter and Instagram.

Jobs and opportunities

Jobs will be posted on this site when they become available. We currently employ over 20 staff, both full and part-time.

Work with us

Kitchen Assistant

Rate of pay £9.83 per hour
Six months fixed term contract
20 hours a week (some evening and weekends)
25 days’ annual leave pro rata
Immediate start

In November the kitchen at Felix Road Adventure Playground will reopen after a long break, and we are looking for a positive and enthusiastic person with a ‘can do’ attitude to join our team as Kitchen Assistant. This fun role requires experience of working in a kitchen, serving customers, and capacity to work under pressure. Keeping the kitchen and storage areas clean and well organised is also an essential part of the role.

We want to build a staff team that reflects the diverse community we serve. We positively welcome applications from all communities living and working in the inner city.

Closing date: 1pm, Monday 2 November
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Wednesday 4 November
Interviews will be held by Zoom on Tuesday 10 November

Documents:
Kitchen Assistant Job Description

To apply please send a cover letter telling us why you would like to work with us and your CV to Tracy Parsons Tracy@upourstreet.org.uk or call 07922 422153 for more information.

Invitation to tender – Felix Road Adventure Playground

Eastside Community Trust invites tenders for a series of design and build projects at Felix Road Adventure Playground, covering the development of the whole site.

Following consultation with children and families over the summer, we are inviting tenders for the development of a sensory garden, a vegetable allotment, a hanging garden, an outdoor classroom/adventure play nursery and the design and rebuild of our main play structure.

The successful applicant (applicants) will be aware of the unique features of the adventure playground, as laid out in documents such as Adventure Playgrounds: The Essential Elements (Conway et. al: Play England, 2009).

We welcome joint applications, as well as applications for sections of the tender.

Submission of tenders deadline: Noon, Thursday 19 November
Appointment: Monday 30 November

Documents:
TENDER DETAILS, SCOPE OF PROJECT AND FUNDS
CONSULTATION DOCUMENT USED WITH FAMILIES AND CHILDREN
ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND BRIEFING

For more information, questions or to discuss the project contact ollie@upourstreet.org.uk / 07810506980