Contract Type: Fixed Term until end Sept 2022
Hours: Part time 0.6 (22.5 hours p/w)
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of people at Social Farms & Gardens delivering the ‘Growing Care Farming’ project which is working with care farmers, potential care farmers and commissioners from education, health and social care to i) raise the profile of care farming ii) increase supply and demand for places and iii) maintain a consistent and reliable standard of service - thus creating more opportunities for both children and adults with a defined need to benefit from care farming services. The project is part of the £10m Children and Nature Programme, being supported by Defra, funded by the Department of Education and managed by Natural England. The Code Administrator role is a varied and diverse administration role, providing support to care farmers undertaking our care farming Code of Practice.
In addition to general administration tasks, you will be responsible for inputting data into our CRM, reporting and maintaining records of applicants, liaising with our panel of assessors. You will also provide support to the Care Farming Development Manager and deal with telephone and email enquiries. You will be proactive, solution orientated with a high level of attention to detail and be able to plan and prioritise your own workload. The role involves partnership working with many internal and external stakeholders and so requires excellent interpersonal skills and a keen customer service focus. Intermediate to advanced administration skills, especially in MS Office Suite are also essential in order to comfortably work with detailed spreadsheets and complex documents.