Care Farm Education & Wellbeing Officer (casual hours)

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Closing date: Monday 15 April 2024
Salary: £12.76 per hour
Contract type: Casual / Working hours: Flexible

Lower Moor,

Cricklade, Wiltshire, SN16 9TW
We are looking for an inspiring, knowledgeable, committed and experienced Education & Wellbeing Officer.

Contact details

If after reading the job description you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Dean Sherwin (Care Farms’ Manager) on 07887 758380 or at

Job reference: Care Farm Education and Wellbeing Officer (casual)

Reports to: Care Farm Assistant Manager

Salary: £12.76 per hour

Contract: Variable

Hours: Variable

Based at: Lakeside Care Farm, Lower Moor Nature Reserve, near Oaksey

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is a leading conservation charity in the UK and has an excellent reputation for the development of ‘green prescriptions’, working to improve people’s wellbeing through engagement with the natural environment. This work is the basis of our alternative education provision and has proved successful and popular with a wide range of commissioners, students and their carers. Accordingly, we are looking for an inspiring, knowledgeable, committed and experienced Education & Wellbeing Officer at Lakeside Care Farm near Oaksey.

Working alongside the Care Farms’ Manager, Assistant Managers and our experienced staff team, the post holder will be responsible for leading the daily delivery of one-to-one nature-based therapeutic activities for children, young people and adults with additional needs, mental health, social and communication difficulties, and those in need of emotional support. Experience of working one-to-one with children and young people with additional needs is essential, as is an understanding of person-centred practice and the use of nature, animals and creativity to support the holistic education of the children and young people with whom we work.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children, young people and adults at risk. All WWT staff will receive safeguarding training and must ensure that they comply with WWT’s safeguarding policy.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse organisation, in which everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve our vision of creating a world richer in nature, we need talented people, and more diverse people, on nature’s side. Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an exemplary employer with high staff satisfaction and multiple benefits for employees. These benefits include:

  • Employer pension contribution up to 7.5%
  • Group risk insurance – death in service and income protection
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays (pro-rata)
  • Staff discount at Dragonfly Cafe
  • Free tea and coffee
  • On-site parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Two staff wellbeing days per annum

A full job description and application pack is available to download below.

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