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Vocational Support Worker (Animal Husbandry)
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£350 to £350 per week
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08 April 2022
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Vision for Education are looking to recruit a Vocational Support Worker to assist students with various learning difficulties in their bid to gain a qualification in Animal Husbandry.

About the role

The job is a full time role, Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 4pm and much of the role will involve outdoor, practical duties. You will work with students as they learn how to look after a range of animals and gain a qualification, that will hopefully lead to real world employment on a farm or rural setting. You do not need any specific qualifications, but a passion for animals and the outdoors is essential, as well as the desire to support and help young people with learning difficulties.

About the school

The school caters for young people aged 12-18 that have a range of learning difficulties and disabilities. Many of the young people will have an Education Health and Care Plan and require 1:1 support.


To be considered for the role of Vocational Support Worker (Animal Husbandry) you will:
  • A passion for helping young epople with learning difficulties
  • An empathetic, caring and patient nature
  • A love of animals and the outdoors
  • The ability to enthuse and motivate young people that have became disengaged with education
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£350 to £350 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Recent experience of working with young people or vulnerable adults

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Natasha Hendy on 0191 229 1386 or email
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