Staff Vacancies – Training Coordinator

Surrey Docks Farm aims to engage the whole community to learn more about farming and food production. We are a working city farm and education charity growing and selling a range of fruit and vegetables from the plots, as well as eggs and meat from our animals reared on the Farm.

 

Training Coordinator Vacancy

We’re recruiting a Training Coordinator to deliver two of our established training projects for adult students with learning disabilities, one that focuses on food growing for the farm shop and one focusing on animal care. We’re looking for an exceptional candidate with experience delivering practical projects for people with learning disabilities and a strong knowledge of safeguarding adults with care and support needs.

This is a full time post from Monday-Friday with four days direct delivery and one day practical and admin time. The training projects run from 10am-3pm with four adult students per day.

Please be aware all roles will require two written references and an enhanced DBS check in line with our Safeguarding Policy.

 

What we can offer you

  • A friendly, creative and sociable team
  • A unique work environment, with livestock and gardens right next to the river Thames!
  • To deliver training at an accredited AQA centre
  • Support from an experienced Manager and Training Coordinators
  • Free training opportunities to develop your skills

 

How to apply

Please follow the below steps carefully to apply for this post.

1. Please download and read the below Job Description and Person Specification.

2. Please email recruitment@surreydocksfarm.org.uk with your CV (max two A4 pages) and Cover Letter (max two A4 pages) and ensure you mark your email title: “Training Coordinator Application”.
 
3. Deadline for applications is midnight on Thursday 2nd December.
 
4. We will score all applicants against how they meet the criteria listed in the person specification. Please ensure you refer to this carefully and tailor your CV and cover letter to demonstrate how you meet each point.
 
5. We will inform candidates who are through to the interview stage by end of the day on Friday 3rd December. If you’re not successful, we apologise but we’re not able to give feedback at the application stage.
 
6. Interviews will be held on Thursday 9th December, with follow up interviews if needed. The interview will include a tour of the Farm and the chance to meet some of our students.
 
7. We’re looking for a candidate who can start in post in January 2022.
 
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