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Session Tutor - Horticulture

Job Reference: J271-ST-JUL-CAW

Jeesal Akman Care Corporation
Cawston Park Hospital

We love what we do.

Jeesal Group have been supporting people with complex needs for over 30 years and has received a number of accolades during this time.

Cawston Park is an award winning independent specialist service registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We provide an individualised and comprehensive care pathway that leads to a smooth transition back into the local community or a service of supported living and greater independence.

Our mission

To provide a caring and nourishing Centre of Excellence, supporting people with learning disabilities to lead fulfilling lives. We do this by investing in our environment, technological advancements and more importantly our people. By employing caring professionals and investing in their continuous training and development.

At Jeesal Cawston Park, we strive to provide a caring and nourishing Centre of Excellence, supporting people with learning disabilities to lead fulfilling lives. Based approximately 11 miles outside of Norwich near Alysham, Cawston Park is a private hospital providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services. We have three main units which offer support in both locked and open rehabilitation. The units support people with learning disabilities who are experiencing distressed behaviour.

We are looking for aHorticulture Session Tutorto join our Education and Skills Development team at our hospital in Cawston.

Full time, Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

£17,476.86 per annum

As a Horticulture Session Tutor you will:

  • Assist in the provision of a wide range of activities, through Horticulture and Animal Welfare Sessions, to interest and stimulate the physical and mental well-being of the patients and to improve their quality of life
  • You will plan, deliver and assess Horticulture and Animal Welfare Sessions
  • Ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of patients, colleague and members of the public are maintained at all times with appropriate risk assessments.
  • There is a strong emphasis on teamwork for the post-holder, and they may be required to run alternative sessions from time to time and contribute to the organisation of activities outside of the semester timetable.
  • The post-holder will act as a role model to patients and other colleagues.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Relevant training in Horticulture and Animal Welfare
  • Experience of teaching or instructing in Horticulture or relevant supervisory experience in a clinical setting.
  • Ability to teach, motivate and supervise patients during sessions.
  • Must be objective, non-discriminatory, approachable and professional and able to act as a good role model for our patients.
  • Able to manage change and be flexible and adaptable.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • It is desired that you have a qualification in a related health/social care discipline or Level 3 award in Education and Training

Pay and Benefits

  • Salary of£17,476.86
  • Hyundai Affinity New Car Scheme
  • Free 24hr Confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Free Car Parking
  • We will pay for your DBS check

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a comprehensive induction training and a commitment to personal and professional development opportunities and demonstrable career progression.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable DBS disclosure.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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