Tools & Upcycling Workshop Coordinator

Salary: £22,000 – £24,000 (depending on experience and qualification level)

Full-time: 37.5 hours per week; Monday – Friday (8.30 am – 4.30 pm)

Contract: Permanent

Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?

About us:

Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person-centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives and believe that each person should be valued for their unique contribution to the community.

As a Camphill Milton Keynes Communities employee you will be working in partnership with the Tools for Self-Reliance Milton Keynes Workshop.

Find out more about the Tools for Self Reliance charity and what they do, here.

About the role:

You will work in close liaison with Tools for Self-Reliance Board of Trustees and CMKC Day Services Manager. You will lead the staff and volunteer team and provide high quality activities and training for adults with learning disabilities.

You will also ensure that a high standard of work is maintained and the working environment in the Workshop is safe, secure and healthy.

You will play a key role in enabling people to achieve their goals and aspirations through hand tools refurbishing and upcycling activities.

Ideally you will have previous experience in maintenance, hand tools refurbishment, upcycling or related rolesand working with people with a range of abilities.

Good all-round skills in using hand and power tools and the ability to share practical skills and knowledge is essential. You will also have good numeracy, literacy and IT skills.

Why join us?

  • We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
  • We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment. 
  • We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
  • We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.

If you are interested in this unique opportunity, please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:

“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?

To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email: recruitment@camphillmk.co.uk

Supporting documents:

Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision.

If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email recruitment@camphillmk.co.uk or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.

Closing Date: 13th July 2021

Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them.   If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.

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