Recruitment Event – Play Workers

The Megacentre Rayleigh is holding a recruitment evening for Part Time (Zero hour) Play Workers on Monday 2nd March 2020.

This role will include evening, weekend and holiday work. Please see job description below for further details.

During the recruitment event you will receive a full tour of the centre and have the opportunity to meet many of our fun and friendly staff members. We will be running various activities throughout the evening which will allow you to get to know us, as well as give us the opportunity to get to know you.

This informal event makes up the first part of the interview process, after the event a select amount of successful candidates will be invited back to complete a trial shift which will be the second part of the interview process. So, as well as enjoying the social evening, make sure to do some prep beforehand and let us know on the night if you are particularly enthusiastic this role.

If you are interested in applying for this role and you are available to work evenings, weekends and holidays, all you need to do is register your interest by clicking the ‘Apply now’ button and filling in the online application form. There are a limited number of spaces available for our recruitment evening, so once we have reviewed applications we will contact those we wish to invite with further details. Please do not apply if you will be going away to university after the summer, or if you will only be available to work for a few months. This is not a seasonal job and due to the training process it will not be suitable for those looking for temporary/summer jobs.

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Why choose The MegaCentre Rayleigh?

Everyone at the MegaCentre Rayleigh shares a real passion for working with people within a rewarding industry. If you share our love for adventure and customer service, then it would be great to have you on board.

We are always looking for self-motivated and energetic people to join us and help us drive the Centre forward. It is a winning career move as you will be joining the Award Winning Charity Owned MegaCentre Rayleigh.

With the right attitude and enthusiasm we can offer a number of great job opportunities to enable you to have a truly rewarding career. It really is a winning career move!

Applying for a role

All applications for roles at The MegaCentre Rayleigh should be made online via this page. To apply, find a position that suits you and click on the ‘apply online’ button which will be located at the top of this page when there are live positions. We do not accept CV’s, unless accompanied by a completed application form. When completing the application form we encourage applicants to provide as much information as possible about yourself and to use all available fields in the form as much as possible. The general comments box may be used to provide cover letter information.

Submitting an application

Once an application has been submitted you will receive an automated e-mail confirmation to the E-mail address you have provided. If you do not receive this confirmation please feel free to get in contact with us via our Contact us page and a member of our team will be happy to check this for you.

Shortlisting process

Once a vacancy has closed all applications will be submitted for shortlisting. We normally aim to complete this within a week, however this can vary depending on the number of applications we receive. If you are successful at this stage we will be in touch to invite you to interview, unfortunately due to the large amount of applications we receive it isn’t possible to contact all unsuccessful applicants, however please feel free to contact us if you would like feedback on you application.


Interviews are a two-way process for us to explore further your suitability for the role and offer you the opportunity to expand on the skills and experience outlined in your application. We aim to give candidates as much notice as possible of their interview.

All applicants at interview will be asked to provide proof of there eligibility to work in the UK, you will need to bring either a passport or birth certificate with you on the day.

After the interview

All candidates will be informed of the outcome of their interview and we aim to do this as soon as possible. For some positions before a formal offer can be made, we may invite you to a pre-employment trial for you to have the opportunity to experience the environment and role first hand. Depending on the role you may be asked to complete a DBS check prior to employment commencing. We will also require details for referencing.