Care Home House Coordinator for Tablehurst Farm, East Sussex31st January 2024
Farmer- Sharpthorne, East Grinstead9th February 2024
Plas Dwbl is a provision for Ruskin Mill Trust in Wales based on a 100-acre bio-dynamic farm at the foot of the
Preseli Hills. Building on the success of Coleg Plas Dwbl in North Pembrokeshire, Ruskin Mill Trust launched Ty’r
Eithin, near Swansea in South Carmarthen, in September 2020. Both Plas Dwbl and its satellite Ty’r Eithin offer
Ruskin Mill Trust’s innovative Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE) method giving young people the
opportunity to overcome barriers to learning, become skilled through doing real life purposeful activities, and
engage as valued members of the community.
Tutor – Land
Salary Range: £24,717 – £33,701 per annum (subject to qualifications and experience)
40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
We have an exciting opportunity for a land tutor role at Plas Dwbl, a provision located on a 100-acre biodynamic
farm at the foot of the Preseli Hills.
Our students benefit from an extensive range of nutritional, therapeutic and medical support in the college. In this
role, you will be responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of teaching and learning
in a practical skills environment. You will be working with a small group of students, delivering land-based
qualifications, animal husbandry skills and other land-based activities throughout the season and be an active
member of the farm team. You will also support the Farm Manager with the management of the day-to-day
running of the site with regards to the land and managing the care of animals, therefore weekend work will be
You must be able to instil enthusiasm and enjoyment into the learning process in such a way that can lead to
increased self-esteem and enhanced engagement in learning.
Applicants for this post should have experience of working with young people and vulnerable adults with special
needs, challenging behaviours and mental health difficulties and have a teaching qualification or a willingness to work towards this. An appreciation of Biodynamic principles is required, however, training will be provided, as the
applicant will take part in the Ruskin Mill Trust 2 years Biodynamic Training Programme.
Ruskin Mill Trust supports staff development and provides a large amount of training; all staff will be provided with
an interactive induction, which enables staff to experience the student journey.
In addition, staff:
• Receive a comprehensive induction, an excellent personal development plan and extensive training to
include Safeguarding, Autism, Attachment, Emotional Resilience, Holistic Support, Practical Skills Therapeutic Education (PSTE), CPI (physical intervention) training
• Benefit from working in a beautiful, unique setting, with free organic, healthy and nutritious lunches during
The post is subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for both adults and children, medical check, evidence of qualifications, and verification of the right to work in the UK.
Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and Ruskin Mill Trust is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.