In House Coordinator – living out

Salary £22,500 - £25,500, depending on house occupancy and qualification
Reference VR 01157
Start date agreed with you
Job Description

The organisation

Fantastic job opportunity to work for this charitable community for adults with learning disabilities. The location is 17 miles to Brighton / 35 miles to London / 25 minutes away from Gatwick.

We are looking for appropriately qualified applicants who embrace the Rudolf Steiner approach, are willing to stimulate an active family life for the residents in a park-like environment.

The organisation is sustained by a belief in the value of friendly social interaction and space for individuality. The intention is to provide an environment which promotes healing, and development through positive social activity and engagement such as music-making in its many forms and eurythmy, a gentle art of movement, amongst others.

Residents are offered a wide range of practical, educational and creative activities, accessed both on-site and within the locality. Acquiring skills and putting them to use in the creation of useful and beautiful objects is a valuable stimulus to gaining self-esteem and a sense of achievement. Working with natural materials in activities such as weaving, woodwork, basket-making and candle-making successfully combines both a therapeutic and a productive purpose. Their busy bakery serves not only of the community but of local people as well.

Conditions

Living out: £22,500 - £25,500, depending on house occupancy and qualification. (VR01157)

Requirements

Driving licence essential. Love of the outdoors, the countryside, animals and music-making. English must be excellent. Flexibility in approach important. Ideally you will have a social care qualification, and at a minimum internships, placements or work experience with a vulnerable client group e.g. adults with learning disabilities, older people or children and ideally “hands on” experience in a Rudolf Steiner setting. You must be comfortable with personal care with residents, so washing and personal hygiene, feeding, cleaning, cooking etc.

To apply

Please send your CV and short statement about why you are interested to: abby@jacaranda-recruitment.co.uk. If you meet the criteria, you will have a Skype conversation and we will then decide if we put you forward to the employer. We will provide you with further information once we have spoken.

For the living out role, please quote VR01157 in the subject line of your email.

We regret we cannot respond to people who we do not consider suitable. Please note: this position does not qualify for a work permit, so EU citizens only should apply.

Required Education Level English must be excellent
Qualifications appropriately qualified applicants who embrace the Rudolf Steiner approach
Duration permanent
Available Postions 1
Company Name Jacaranda
Contact Name Abby Ladbrooke
Email Resume To abby@jacaranda-recruitment.co.uk
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