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Mini Farm Coordinator

Allonsfield House Nursing Home, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Pay:
£11.50 per hour
(depending on experience)
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Mixed (Weekdays/Weekends)
Closing date:
29/02/2024
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About the company

Family-owned Kingsley Healthcare is a UK top 20 ranked care home group (carehome.co.uk) employing 2,000-plus staff and supporting 1,400 residents.

We have a sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating and are proud to be a Real Living Wage employer. Furthermore, we are proud to have been ranked Number 1 in the UK for work wellbeing in recruiter Indeed’s Better Work Awards 2023. A true testament to Kingsley’s caring ethos.

About the role

As a Mini Farm Coordinator, you will assume a pivotal role in the supervision and management of a mini farm within the setting of our care home. Your responsibilities encompass the creation of a therapeutic and inclusive environment, fostering opportunities for residents to participate in purposeful activities centred around farming, gardening, and animal care. In this capacity, you will take the lead in guaranteeing the safety and well-being of all residents as they access these areas, ensuring a welcoming and secure atmosphere. 

Reports to: Home Manager

This role could be for you if you have;

  • A background in agriculture, horticulture, or a related field.
  • Experience working with vulnerable adults, desirable
  • Strong organisational and planning skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of therapeutic approaches related to farming and nature-based activities.
  • A full valid UK driving licence; able to drive company vehicles with a trailer.

 

What will you get from the role?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

  • The role is either part-time or full-time – your working hours are flexible and may include weekends and bank holidays, as required.

Location

Allonsfield House offers top-class nursing, residential and dementia care in the peaceful and picturesque setting of the Suffolk countryside. The home is within easy reach of neighbouring towns such as Ipswich, Woodbridge, Aldeburgh and Framlingham.

Campsea Ashe, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0PX

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Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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