Current vacancies

The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy (FCRT), a unique residential, educational and transitional environment catering specifically for horse motivated young people with LDD in the heart of the New Forest, has the following opportunities within the Education/Care/Equine departments;

Independent Living Skills Facilitator

 

Working in our residential accommodation, you will be part of a team which teaches and develops life skills (including personal care, household tasks and meal preparation) and social and emotional skills (including co-habitation skills, communication and participation in recreational activities) of our young people.

The role will involve residential daytime, evening, sleeping and weekend duties (timetables are fixed for each academic year). The college can offer commitment to your ongoing CPD and training, meals whilst on duty, and the use of company vehicles whilst on business.

If you are qualified in Health and Social Care, have experience of working within residential accommodation, and can bring a flexible, intuitive approach to our existing team, then we would love to hear from you.  Applicants with additional experience or knowledge in the equine or education fields, particularly welcome!

The roles consist of 28 hours per week, with 7 sleeping night duties per fortnight, on a term-time only (40 week) contract.

Annual leave entitlement – starting at 30 days per annum

Salary - £20,412.79 per annum.

 

For further information and an application pack, please contact the Personnel Manager on b.allen@fcrt.ac.uk , or 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: Wednesday 30/09/20 at 4pm

Interviews: Week commencing 5/10/20

Equine Assistant

We are looking for two motivated equine professionals, who have an interest in, or have already worked in the education or learning disability/difficulty fields.  Duties include ensuring continuity of care and leading activities for a small group of horses in order to provide a teaching and learning base for horse-motivated students with learning difficulties and disabilities through the work with the horses. Candidates will ideally be qualified to BHS PTT level.  The role will involve work on the yard and also some work within the residences.  Weekend work will also be required but two consecutive days off will be built into the timetable.

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

If you are interested and believe you have relevant skills and experience, we would love to hear from you!  We would be particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience of clipping, trimming, good IT skills and able to tow.

Full time, permanent.  Will include some evening/weekend work

Annual leave entitlement – starting at 30 days per annum

Salary - £18,950.00 per annum.

 

For further information and an application pack, please contact the Personnel Manager on b.allen@fcrt.ac.uk , or 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: Wednesday 30/09/20 at 4pm

Interviews: Week commencing 5/10/20

FCRT Assistant (Teaching Assistant)

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 mutli-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!

Full time/part time permanent.  Various hours available.

Annual leave entitlement – starting at 30 days per annum

Salary full time - £18,187.43 per annum.

 

For further information and an application pack, please contact the Personnel Manager on b.allen@fcrt.ac.uk , or 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: Friday 25/09/20 at 4pm

Interviews: Week commencing 31/09/20

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Fortune College: part of the Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy

Registered charity number: 1045352      Company number: 3031713

Tel: 01425 673297

Email: enquiries@fcrt.ac.uk