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Job Title:  Co-ordinator of Therapeutic Activities

Location: Wick Grange Farm, Owletts Lane, Wick, Pershore, WR10 3PB. 

Hours: 16/24 hours across 2/3 days – to be agreed on employment)

Salary: £20,800 pa pro rata (£10 per hour).

Contract: Part-time, Permanent

We are recruiting for a Care Farm Co-ordinator of Therapeutic Activities. We need an individual, preferably with a diverse skill set, who is committed to empowering people through outdoor activity. Our dynamic team, many of whom are volunteers, works with young people, adults and older people who have a variety of health and support needs including mental health issues, dementia, autism and learning difficulties. A cheerful, creative, patient and enthusiastic approach is essential

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the outdoors and wants to work in an alternative environment, where it is possible to use and develop their skills supporting individuals over a long period of time and make a difference to their lives. 

This job would suit a qualified Occupational Therapist or other suitably qualified and experienced person who is interested in using an outdoor setting as a therapeutic environment to work with people who have a variety of support needs.

 We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds.

Summary of role:

This role is responsible for co-ordinating the assessment, goal planning, activity planning, monitoring, and reviews for all clients. They will liaise, as closely as possible, with the client, Wick Care Farm team, outside professionals, family members and/or significant others.

They will be responsible, alongside the rest of the staff team, for providing practical and emotional support to clients and empower them to achieve their goals.

Specific requirements for the role:

  • A qualification suitable for this therapeutic role
  • Knowledge and experience of working with diverse groups, including individuals with mental health, dementia, autism and / or complex needs
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to help build networks and establish partnerships
  • Confidence, fitness and enthusiasm for working outdoors with animals and horticulture and using hand tools. 
  • Active listening skills and awareness of professional codes of conduct including confidentiality 
  • Due to the nature of the work, the post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

To apply:

If you would like to apply, we’d love to hear from you. For a full job description, please email info@wickgrange.co.uk to ask for an application pack. You can also view the listing at

Closing date for applications is 6 December 2021.

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