Who we are
St Werburghs City Farm connects people through land, nature and food. Each year, we engage 60,000 people in spaces and services that build resilience, reduce isolation and strengthen community. Our activities include accredited gardening placements for adults with learning disabilities, animal husbandry courses for inner-city children, woodland mindfulness for adults experiencing poor mental health, and conservation courses for people looking to develop new skills and connections. We pride ourselves on supporting people, from all walks of life, to learn, grow and thrive. We are a community-focused employer that values all forms of diversity.
What you will love about working here
About the role
We’re looking for someone who wants to be part of a team that makes a real and lasting difference in people’s lives. The Farm offers supported training opportunities and therapeutic placements in horticulture and animal care for adults with learning difficulties and mental health concerns. The Green Care Support Worker will be responsible for assisting Farm Green Care staff in delivering and supporting the project’s Horticultural Green Care and Training program for adults with learning difficulties, mental health concerns, and physical disabilities.
You will be responsible for:
Support practical activities in the Green Care Unit for groups of adults with special needs, under the direction of the Green Care Officer or other designated person including:
Your skill set
Contract type: Permanent (subject to funding)
Salary: Starting salary £14821 for 21 hours pw. Pro rata £24702 (£13.57 per hr).
Hours of work: Part-time at 21 hours per week over Monday Tuesday and Wednesday which may include some hours before 9am and after 5.30pm and occasional weekend work.
Place of work: This role is based at St Werburghs City Farm.
Annual leave: 25 days holiday per year, plus public holidays, pro rata
References: All appointments will be confirmed only upon receipt of satisfactory references.
You will need a clean DBS check to fill this role.