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join our team

Are you interested in joining our team? If so, we'd love to hear from you.
 

You can view and find out more about our current vacancies below. 

Placement project worker

The role of project worker is to work closely with our adults to ensure that they participate in creative and engaging workshops. Every workshop is rooted in wellbeing; therefore, it is an excellent opportunity for the Project Worker to be creative and to make a difference to individual lives. 

Every day brings new interactions and outcomes, making this position a unique and exciting role for a creative person with a can-do attitude, who can adapt to ever changing situations, and who has a passion to make a positive impact on people’s lives. 

Full Job Description and Person Specification

 

Annual remuneration: £12480 (actual)
Hours of work: 20 hours per week

Annual Leave: 26 days annual leave pro rata

Notice Period: 4 weeks

 

Deadline: Friday 2nd August 

 

How to apply:

Please download and read the full job description and Person Specification.

Please send your CV, plus a covering letter that demonstrates your suitability for the role and why you’re interested in working with us to:

 

admin@ouseburnfarm.org.uk


If you’d like to chat about the position in advance of making an application, please contact us on the email above or call 0191 232 3698 to arrange an informal conversation.

VOLUNTEERING 

placement supporT volunteers

As a Placement Support Volunteer, you will provide individual assistance to people with learning difficulties/disabilities who attend the farm, by supporting them to accomplish their routine tasks. Our placements work in various areas of the farm, including livestock, horticulture, catering and cooking, arts and crafts, photography and creative arts. Volunteers are required to work directly with trainees to assist in promoting skills development, lift their spirits and encourage independence by ensuring the process is enriching. Specific tasks will depend on the needs of the work area and abilities of the person with disability. Volunteers are allocated no more than two trainees to work with throughout the session. 

We have a variety of Placement Support Volunteer (PSV) Roles. 

To find out more you can click on the individual role descriptions below: 

Livestock PSV 

Small Animals PSV 

Media PSV 

Carpentry/Woodwork PSV 

Pop Group PSV  

 

For more information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator Sarah Smith 

the mantra we live by

This is a place for growing.

Plants, fruit and veg, animals, but most of all, people.

We cultivate joy here. And learning.

We nurture self-confidence and a sense of belonging.

You’ll feel it as soon as you walk through our door.

Lives are being enriched. Needs are being nourished.

It couldn’t happen without our volunteers. Or your donations.

We’re a charity. Run for people, not for profits.

A community-spirited place where everyone is welcome. And valued.

This is a happy place.

A wholesome place. A human place.

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