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Forest School Coordinator

  • Location:

    Highbridge, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £9.03 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

'Forest School' Coordinator

£9.03 per hour / Part Time - 22.5 hours

Nr Highbridge, Somerset

We are looking for a Forest School Coordinator to join a small friendly team....

Vetro Recruitment are currently looking for an activity based coordinator for one of the UK's leading support services who support young people and adults with complex learning needs aged 18-65. This new and exciting role includes a comprehensive induction, you will also get the opportunity to extend your training ALL fully funded!

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to deliver and expand a Forest School provision. Ideally with experience in the concept and ethics of Forest School. Offering people with autism regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in woodland and natural environment with trees. All residents are encouraged to personalise and take ownership; the atmosphere reflects this and promotes a happy, healthy and enthusiastic ambience.

The forest school coordinator would be aided by support workers to run sessions each week. You would be responsible for ensuring the residents safety whilst outdoors and providing fun and creative activities to be inspirational in developing this element of the provision.


- Forest school experience

- Level 3 Forest School Qualification (desirable)

- First aid training (or willing to obtain)

The Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (pro rata)
  • Industry leading induction, training and development programme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer Contribution Pension scheme
  • Autism specific reflective practice profession support
  • Behavioural support training
  • 24-hour access to online training
  • Flexible shifts - weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Online staff discount scheme for a range of companies and retailers
  • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
What happens next:
Interviews will be held on the 7th March 2019.

If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply Online". Or if you have further questions about the role and wish to talk further please contact Lyndsay Burder.

Referral Bonus

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 25 years experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.

Vetro recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.