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Visit Co-ordinator

Job information
Organisation Jamie’s Farm
Closing date 12 pm on 31 March 2018
Interview date(s) Week beginning 16th April, 2018 - Week beginning 23rd April, 2018

Job details

Position Summary

The Visit Coordinator will work on visit delivery and logistics based at Jamie’s Farm, just outside of Hereford. This position provides an exceptional opportunity for an individual with proven leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to serve an active role in our work with vulnerable children.

Major responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Delivery of up to four visits a month, including:

Specific farm responsibilities, depending on individual interests (e.g. gardening; horse-work; woodwork)

 Contribution to farm life including daily walks and meal preparation

Planning and delivering farm based, garden and/or cooking activities with children

Participation in, and leading of Jamie’s Farm group meetings

Leading evening activity sessions

 Being the primary holding presence for the group on specified weeks

Other major responsibilities include:

 Being responsible for recruiting and managing regular and weekly volunteers at the farm

 Participating in meetings with visiting staff and ensuring they get maximum value from the Jamie’s Farm experience

 Being specified member of staff one weekend a month, responsible for looking after house lets, security on the farm, stocking the biomass boiler when needed, and being on call for livestock emergencies

 

Education and Experience:

 Two years professional experience working with young people in challenging circumstances

 Experience working in a social work, therapeutic community or educational setting

 Prior leadership experience preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

 Ability to exemplify Jamie’s Farm core values and behaviours

 Exceptional communication, teamwork and organisational skills

 Ability to develop strong relationships with diverse individuals and organisations, and to influence and motivate others

 Interest and enthusiasm for living and working in a rural setting

 Interest in the benefits of education beyond the classroom, especially for vulnerable groups

 Ability to contribute to wider vision, strategy and goals of an ambitious, professional and unique charity

 Strong work ethic and ability to share this with children

Benefits:

Competitive salary at A3 on the Jamie's Farm Banding Framework (£26,000 without accommodation; £21,000 with on-site accommodation)

Further benefits include:

o Limited accommodation onsite in our beautiful farm settings, including bills and council tax

o All meals during visits

o Work mobile phone

o Laptop computer

30 days annual leave plus holiday between Christmas and New Year

Monthly therapeutic supervision

Welcoming, vibrant team environment

Deadline for applications: 31st March, 2018

First Interview: Week beginning 16th April, 2018

Second interview: Week beginning 23rd April, 2018

Notification of decision: By 30th April, 2018

Start date:

Monday 3rd September 2018

Due to the nature of our work with young people, on acceptance of offer all Jamie's Farm employees are subject to an enhanced DBS check in accordance with our Child Protection Policy.

 

For more information contact

For further details please visit www.jamiesfarm.org.uk

Apply now: Please submit one page letter and CV to toby@jamiesfarm.org.uk

 


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