Farm Assistant - Botton Village, Danby, North Yorkshire
Location: North Yorkshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 20th October 2021
Salary: £9.20 an hour
Specific Hours: 37.5 (1 weekend in 4 )
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Who we are:
The Camphill Village Trust is a registered charity formed of ten communities and services in England offering opportunities for people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs and other additional needs to live, learn and work with others of all abilities in an environment of mutual care and respect.
The Social Farm provides opportunities for the people supported to take responsibility for looking after the farm, growing produce for themselves, the onsite café and wider community.
Who we are looking for:
We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative and reliable individual to work alongside our Estate Team and volunteers to cultivate the Social Farm, polytunnels and greenhouse where people attend for day opportunities.
We need people who are good at listening, love to learn and who are flexible. You will have a positive and sensitive approach to supporting people with activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things.
You will also be required to support in the other Day Opportunities workshops, such as Textiles Studio, Pottery, Café/Bakery when required.
We can offer you:
We provide excellent induction and training and progression opportunities. We will support you to obtain the Care Certificate when you first join us and to obtain further professional qualifications later if you want to do so.
Other benefits include:
33 days holiday (including bank holidays) raising to 35 days at two years’ service
an opportunity to ‘cash in’ 1 week’s leave a year
employee assistance scheme that is also available to your immediate family
Free on-site parking is available
Death in Service benefits
Access to a Well-being Advocate
More details are available on our website www.camphillvilllagetrust.org.uk
Camphill Village Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant pre-employment checks including an Enhanced DBS.
We are an equal opportunities employer.
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