Current vacancies

FCRT Group Leader

The FCRT is a unique residential, educational and transitional environment catering specifically for horse motivated young people with LDD in the heart of the New Forest. Everything our staff and students do is rooted in horse care, riding and yard routine.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and highly motivated individual to join our dedicated team of teaching staff in the delivery of sessions to develop social skills, promote independence, and achieve accredited qualifications.

Working closely within a multi-disciplinary team, the main focus of this role will be to deliver and coordinate the extended college curriculum to a designated group of students, in line with their EHCP outcomes and individual targets.

 

Key tasks also involve:

 

  • Managing a group of teaching staff working with your student cohort

  • Delivering the extended curriculum through Equine Facilitated Education

  • Assessing needs, setting targets, reviewing progress, evidencing progression

  • Preparing, reviewing and maintaining all associated documentation

 

To be successful, you should have:

 

  • A L5 teaching qualification (or equivalent)

  • A British Horse Society Coaching qualification, to at least L2

  • Knowledge and experience of LDD in an educational setting

  • Excellent communication skills and a highly proactive approach

 

This is a full time (40 hours per week), permanent position, with a starting salary of £24,000 to £25,000 gross per annum, and a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 30 days per annum. There is an expectation that an additional 4 hours per week would be worked over the 40 ‘term time’ weeks, to be taken as an additional 20 days of TOIL during the term breaks.

The FCRT can also offer commitment to your ongoing CPD, free meals whilst on duty, and the use of company vehicles whilst on business.

 

If you are interested and believe you have the relevant skills and experience, please email m.pridham@fcrt.ac.uk for an application pack including job description and person specification.

 

For an informal chat to find out more about the role and what we do please call the main reception number, 01425 673297, and ask to speak to Suzi Barnett (Assistant Principal).

 

The college is committed to Safeguarding, and to promoting the welfare of children and young adults; we expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

 

Closing date for applications – 5pm, Monday the 27th of September 2021

 

Interviews – the week of Monday 27th September 2021

FCRT Independent Living Skills (ILS) Facilitators

The FCRT is a unique residential, educational and transitional environment catering specifically for horse motivated young people with LDD in the heart of the New Forest.

 

At Fortune College, our further education provision, everything our staff and students do is rooted in horse care, riding, and yard routine.

 

At Lanfranco House, our long term residential provision, residents are supported to increase their independence and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives in the community.

 

We have exciting opportunities for ILS Facilitators within each of these provisions. Working within our multi-disciplinary team, the main purpose of the roles is to facilitate the delivery of high quality care and support to improve the independent living skills (personal care, household tasks, cleaning, meal prep) of young people with LDD.

 

Key tasks also involve:

 

  • Developing social and emotional skills (relationships, communication)

  • Contributing to a healthy, safe, respectful, and secure residential environment

  • Consulting, updating, and maintaining logs, records, and individual plans

  • Assisting with student/resident transport, travel, and community access

 

To be successful, you should have:

 

  • A Health & Social Care qualification (or be willing to work towards)

  • Experience of working within residential accommodation

  • Experience of working with young people who have LDD

These permanent positions each consist of 28 hours per week, with 7 sleeping night duties per fortnight.

 

One is term time only, with a starting salary of £20,925.41 gross per annum.

 

One is full year, with a starting salary of £24,681.43 gross per annum.

 

The FCRT can also offer commitment to your ongoing CPD, free meals whilst on duty, and a generous annual leave entitlement.

 

If you are interested and believe you have the relevant skills and experience, please email: as.archer@fcrt.ac.uk for an application pack. For an informal chat to find out more about the role and what we do please call 01425 673297.

 

The college is committed to Safeguarding, and to promoting the welfare of children and young adults; we expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Closing date for applications – 5pm, Friday the 20th of August 2021

 

Interviews – to be confirmed

Part Time Chef

The FCRT is a unique residential, educational and transitional environment catering specifically for horse motivated young people with LDD in the heart of the New Forest. Everything our staff and students do is rooted in horse care, riding and yard routine.

 

Reporting to the Catering Team Lead, you will join a team which shares responsibility for ensuring that every catering requirement for students, staff and external visitors is met.

 

You will ideally hold a level 2 catering qualification, and be familiar with special dietary requirements and catering for food intolerance. You will be able to work on your own initiative and as a part of a team, and you will be able to plan, prepare and serve a nutritious, cost effective and interesting menu.

 

This is a term time only (40 weeks per annum) permanent position, hours from 10 to 20 per week to suit the candidate. Evening and weekend work will be required.

 

Flexibility to provide input at special events would be desirable.

 

Salary: £8,338.09 gross per annum for 20 hours per week

 

For further information and an application pack, please email m.pridham@fcrt.ac.uk, or call 01425 673297 and ask to speak to the Facilities Manager.

 

The FCRT is committed to Safeguarding, and to promoting the welfare of children and young adults; we expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

 

Applications will be screened and processed as they are received

FCRT Assistants

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who have a real interest in the education of young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, and our method of delivery which is through working with horses. Fortune College is a specialist FE college with the aim of helping young people to extend their education and learn to become more self-reliant through working with horses, and by transferring that learning to everyday living skills.

The role will include assisting in the delivery of taught sessions with and without the horses in both yard and residential settings. Students work towards achieving outcomes from their Education, Health and Care Plans and receive a multi-disciplinary approach to create an individualised education package.

 

If you are interested in being part of our team and believe you have relevant skills and experience, we would love to hear from you!

For an informal chat to find out more about the role and what we do please call the main reception number, 01425 673297, and ask to speak to Suzi Barnett  (Assistant Principal) 

Duties will include early morning, evening and weekend work either on the yard or residentially.

Various hours available

 

Salary: £18,646.29 per annum (FTE)