Do you love horses and helping others to achieve their potential? Would you like to spend your days outside working with a dedicated enthusiastic team?  Then why not consider a career in Equine Therapy.

We are currently recruiting at our centres in Millbrook, Bedfordshire and Walgrave, Northamptonshire for Equine Coach / Therapists

1. EQUINE COACHES, WALGRAVE, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

We are currently looking to recruit 2 Coaches to join our existing, hardworking team of educational equine coaches. The role involves delivering our programmes to vulnerable or challenging, disengaged young people using the equine facilitated approach.

The role is for 38 weeks per year in term time only. The hours of work are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9.15 – 3.45. However, we would consider applicants who are looking for 3,4 or 5 days per week in term time. Some flexibility to work at weekends or the school holidays would be an advantage.

Role
To support the Seeds of Change clients to overcome their barriers to progressing to the next stage of their life, using the TSOC approach while delivering authentic, learner led innovative coaching to meet and exceed individuals’ objectives.

To be an inspiring, innovative and engaging coach, able to support the therapeutic development of young people, whilst also encouraging stretch and gentle challenge to achieve personal or academic goals.

Safeguarding is one of our key priorities and potential applicants should be fully aware of and compliant with Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. It is our aim to provide an environment where young people feel safe and supported and can achieve their full potential.

You will be required to occasionally travel to different sites and therefore it is essential to possess a car and a full driving license.

Core Behaviours
We are looking for someone who embodies our core values. This person will be able to demonstrate that they are a team player who is non- judgemental, accepting, empathetic, inspiring, authentic, flexible, resilient, accountable and can use their initiative. This can be a demanding but rewarding job role and good levels of personal resilience are required.

Knowledge and Skills
It is vital for the successful candidate to possess a good sound working knowledge of horses and relevant equine experience and have some experience of working within the education or mental health sectors. Experience of working with vulnerable or challenging, disengaged young people would also be desirable, as well as coaching experience in a practical and/or classroom setting

For more information about this role and to apply, click here

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2. EQUINE COACH/THERAPIST, MILBROOK, BEDFORDSHIRE

Due to continued expansion, we are currently looking for a positive, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join our coaching team at our site in mid Bedfordshire as an Equine Therapist and Coach.

The role involves delivering our programmes by supporting and developing vulnerable or challenging, disengaged young people using the equine facilitated approach at our centre in Bedfordshire (MK45) but you may also be may required travel to our other centre in Northamptonshire (NN6)

The role is 4 days a week, term time only. The hours of work are 4 specified days between Monday and Friday, 9.15 – 3.45. However, flexibility to work at weekends or the school holidays would be an advantage.

Role
To support the Seeds of Change clients to overcome their barriers to progressing to the next stage of their life, using the TSOC approach while delivering authentic, learner led innovative coaching to meet and exceed individuals’ objectives.

To be an inspiring, innovative and engaging coach, able to support the therapeutic development of young people, whilst also encouraging stretch and gentle challenge to achieve personal or academic goals.

Safeguarding is one of our key priorities and potential applicants should be fully aware of and compliant with Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. It is our aim to provide an environment where young people feel safe and supported and can achieve their full potential.

You will be required to occasionally travel to different sites and therefore it is essential to possess a car and a full driving license.

Core Behaviours
We are looking for someone who embodies our core values. This person will be able to demonstrate that they are a team player who is non- judgemental, accepting, empathetic, inspiring, authentic, flexible, resilient, accountable and can use their initiative. Working as part of an established team who put the needs of young people at the forefront of everything.

High levels of personal resilience, innovation and the ability to remain positive are important qualities to have. Our work is in high demand and there are many more young people with SEMH issues to require our help. Our priority is to supporting them and therefore commitment to the role and the team is essential.

Knowledge and Skills
The successful candidate to possess a good sound working knowledge of horses and relevant equine experience and have some experience of working within the education or mental health sectors. Experience of working with vulnerable or challenging, disengaged young people would also be desirable, as well as coaching experience in a practical and/or classroom setting

For more information and to apply for this role, click here.

If you require more information about the roles or our organisation, please feel free to get in touch.

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