· Using assessment methods and outcome measurements in order to record, monitor and evaluate individual achievements, which may include making initial assessments. Planning daily tasks and supporting individuals
· Carrying out regular one-to-one appraisals, updates and reviews. Interacting with individuals to develop confidence and self-esteem through their work
· Setting tasks according to the physical and mental needs/abilities of individuals
· Teaching individuals land-based and animal care tasks including the safe use of tools and equipment
· Taking part in discussions with other professional bodies such as Northumberland Tyne and Wear Mental Health Trust. Working collaboratively with such partners to ensure the success of programmes.
· Devising and coordinating activity programmes for project participants
· Induct, train, supervise and support volunteers (including volunteers with additional support needs) as required. Co-ordinate hours and coverage.
· Develop and maintain suitable policies and procedures for volunteering programmes
· Conduct ongoing evaluation of the programmes and services delivered by volunteers and implement improvements as necessary.
· Maintain relevant records for volunteers and students, and associated administrative tasks
· Support community projects and activities at the farm, such as public events, activities and classes, visitor attractions, wellbeing activities
· Ensure that regular risk assessments are carried out and all policies and actions required for health, safety and security are undertaken and recorded
· Contribute to funding applications as required
· Report to management, as required, on Livestock and Education issues
- Any other duties commensurate with the salary and grade of the post, which may be assigned from time to time