Co-ordinator of Therapeutic Activities
Location: Wick Grange Care Farm, Owletts Lane, Wick, Pershore, WR10 3PB
Salary: £20,800 pa pro rata (£10 per hour)
Hours: Part-time, 16/24 hours across 2/3 days - to be agreed on employment

We are recruiting for a Care Farm Co-ordinator of Therapeutic Activities. We need an individual, preferably with a diverse skill set, who is committed to empowering people through outdoor activity. Our dynamic team, many of whom are volunteers, works with young people, adults and older people who have a variety of health and support needs including mental health issues, dementia, autism and learning difficulties. A cheerful, creative, patient and enthusiastic approach is essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the outdoors and wanting to work in an alternative environment outside a traditional setting, where it is possible to use and develop their skills supporting the team to work creatively with individuals over a long period of time and make a difference to their lives.

This job would suit a qualified Occupational Therapist or other suitably qualified person who is interested in using an outdoor setting as a therapeutic environment to work with people who have a variety of support needs.

Specific requirements for the role:

  • A qualification suitable for this therapeutic role
  • Knowledge and experience of working with diverse groups, including individuals with mental health, dementia, autism and / or complex needs
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to help build networks and establish partnerships
  • Confidence, fitness and enthusiasm for working outdoors with animals and/or horticulture
  • Active listening skills and awareness of professional codes of conduct including confidentiality

To apply: If you would like to apply, we’d love to hear from you. For a full job description, please email: info@wickgrange.co.uk to ask for an information pack or visit our website: http://wickgrange.co.uk/care-farm/.

Closing date: 6th December 2021.