In House Coordinator

Salary Accommodation, full board and a salary of £15,775 - £17,500 per annum
Reference VR / 01122
Location South East of England
Start date Mid Oct - Mid Nov 2018
Job Description

Fantastic job opportunities for social pedagogues or educators are now available in rural South East of England: Live-in residential care worker (House Coordinators) for a charitable community for adults with learning disabilities. The location is 17 miles to Brighton / 35 miles to London / 25 minutes away from Gatwick.

We are looking for social pedagogues or social educators (or equivalent) embracing the Rudolf Steiner concept, willing to stimulate an active family life for the residents in a park-like environment.

The organisation is sustained by a belief in the value of friendly social interaction and space for individuality. The intention is to provide an environment which promotes healing, and development through positive social activity and engagement such as music-making in its many forms and eurythmy, a gentle art of movement, amongst others.

Residents are offered a wide range of practical, educational and creative activities, accessed both on-site and within the locality. Acquiring skills and putting them to use in the creation of useful and beautiful objects is a valuable stimulus to gaining self-esteem and a sense of achievement. Working with natural materials in activities such as weaving, woodwork, basket-making and candle-making successfully combines both a therapeutic and a productive purpose. Their busy bakery meets the needs not only of the community but of local people as well.

The salary is £15,775 - £17,500 per annum depending on house occupancy and qualification. Housing and full board is provided throughout worth £ 10.000 plus. Free car usage is provided subject to availability.

Driving licence essential. Love of the outdoors, the countryside, animals and music-making. English must be excellent. Flexibility in approach important. 

Required Education Level Social Pedagogue/Educator or equivalent
Qualifications Social Pedagogue/Educator or equivalent / must have done practical placements with adults with learning disabilities / ideally “hands on” experience in a Rudolf Steiner setting
Duration permanent
Available Postions 2
Contact Name Ingolf Block
Email Resume To ingolf@jacaranda-recruitment.co.uk
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