VSA are currently seeking motivated and enthusiastic Relief Support Workers to join our dedicated team at Easter Anguston Farm.
Easter Anguston is an operational farm which serves as a training facility for adults with learning difficulties and other additional support needs. Situated just west of Peterculter, it comprises 70 acres of arable land, used as a working farm, plus 20 acres of woodland.
Easter Anguston aims to provide meaningful and individualised training placements to adults with learning difficulties and other additional support needs. Trainees are supported by a skilled and experienced staff team to learn and to develop their knowledge and understanding of working in an agricultural and retail setting.
Strong emphasis is placed on developing personal, social, vocational, and land-based skills. Trainees work towards certificates in various areas including horticulture, livestock, arable farming, rural skills, catering, conservation and readiness for employment. Each trainee has a person-centred, outcome-focused training support plan which is collaboratively written and reviewed with a dedicated key worker.
As a relief worker you will work alonside a dedicated team to provide support to trainees to achieve specific outcomes while they are learning and working on the farm. Any prior experience of working with adults with learning difficulties would be welcome but is not essential as full on the job training will be provided. A genuine passion for caring for others is essential as we strive to change lives of those within our care.
**Competitive Employee Benefits** Company pension scheme, paid mileage, enhanced sick pay, cash referral bonus scheme, In House training / Continuous professional development as well as full / part time working opportunities