A Day in the life of a PlaySite Assistant

playsite3 years ago I landed myself a job at Ringwood Health and Leisure and I literally thought it was a job of a lifetime. Which, to be honest, it was. I basically just got paid to play, leaving me feeling so smug when all my friends had to work in a pub/café.

In case you’ve ever wondered what it would be like working in the children’s play area I have got together with other PlaySite Assistants, past and present, to let you in on the secrets.

1.You begin to talk to everyone – and I mean EVERYONE – like they are pre-ks1
There is something not quite right when you start prompting adults to say their P’s and Q’s and calling them ‘sweetheart’. Continue reading