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Green Light Trust

Lead Wellbeing in Nature Facilitator

Role purpose

The main purpose of this role is to support individuals experiencing difficulties in their lives to address the challenges they face and to do this using the natural environment as a setting and a resource. You will be working with vulnerable adults, children and young people, either in small groups or on a one-to-one basis. You will work with participants to achieve person-centred appropriate goals and liaise with your colleagues and partner organisations as part of their progression. You will need to be patient, positive, culturally smart and able to motivate and encourage. You will be working as part of a wider delivery team and there will be variety in the role, due to the number of different groups and participants we work with. You will be expected to plan and lead group sessions. This is a physically active role within an outdoor setting all year round.

Essential Experience

  • Practical experience within the natural environment (e.g. conservation, woodland management, bushcraft, green woodworking or outdoor education)
  • Experience of leading groups in an outdoor or educational setting
  • Working with people who exhibit challenging behaviours

   
Essential Skills

  • Ability to use and maintain tools for a range of practical activities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt your approach and style
  • Strong team player
  • Proven general ICT skills

   
Desirable Skills

  • Developing and delivering person-centred learning and personal development programmes for groups and individuals
  • Health and Safety/First Aid trained
  • A teaching qualification (PTTLS, CTTLLS, DTTLLS or higher)

   
Characteristics:

  • Ability to focus on positive qualities to enhance individuals self worth
  • Ability to inspire personal development and confidence
  • Be confident, charismatic and communicative
  • Be able to demonstrate respect for all cultures, religions and beliefs
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible to the needs of the charity
  • Understanding of the importance of observation & recording within a learning environment

   
As part of this role you will work across all Green Light Trust programmes including Adult Mental Health, Step-By-Step (SEND), Natural Alternative (children and young people) and EHCP (bespoke educational provision for 16-25 yr old’s).

Your base will be Castan Woods, Martlesham but will be required to travel to other sites across Suffolk and, therefore, a full UK driving license and access to your own vehicle is essential – The Trust will pay your mileage.

To apply, please click here to submit your CV and cover letter.

Closing Date: 07/08/2022  Location: Suffolk

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