We’re Hiring! Education Facilitator (Sessional)

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Nourish Hub Background

In 2017 the Mayor of London asked for bids from across the local authorities in London to deliver projects under the Good Growth umbrella. The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham were selected to deliver the Nourish Hub on the Edward Woods Estate in Hammersmith. UKHarvest, a national food rescue and education charity were chosen as the partner to deliver the activities within the Hub, delivering learning and training opportunities and providing engagement and outreach services for the local community. The Hub delivers opportunities for all to nourish the mind, body and soul. Using rescued food as a medium to empower, people are offered a Community Lunch every weekday on a “donate as you dine” basis, an Education and Learning Programmes (NOURISHed) to meet local need and an extensive volunteer programme to upskills and provide community capacity. Everything we do is to enrich and support our community.

Job Background

Due to the growth in delivery of our NOURISHed programme, Nourish Hub are looking for Education Facilitators (Sessional) to support exciting new projects. Working with a diverse range of service users, to ensure UKHarvest achieves its core purpose of educating the general public about food waste, nutrition and basic cooking skills.

We are seeking Education Facilitators who can motivate and inspire our learners to achieve their full potential whilst on our NOURISHed programmes. We are seeking candidates with diverse experience in either education, food, hospitality, public health and/or nutrition. You will report to the Education and Events Coordinator and will deliver our successful education programmes at the Nourish Hub and throughout Hammersmith and Fulham.

Main Objectives

Follow session plans provided, to deliver fun, engaging and inclusive funded educational sessions to a wide variety of Learners (varying ages from 7+ and including Young Adults to Adults of differing abilities and educational needs).

  • Give constructive feedback on progress to support learners as they achieve.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance and assessment of learner progress.
  • To ensure a safe, inclusive learning environment.
  • Ensure all participants and volunteers follow correct food hygiene and kitchen procedures, alongside safeguarding children and adults.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the delivery of education sessions to a variety of service users, supporting a UKHarvest Chef in each session.
  • Working with other team members to retain UKHarvest’s core value to Nourish Our Nation.
  • Ensure professional best practice and compliance with UKHarvest and industry standards.
  • Ensure programme delivery is inclusive and meets the needs of a variety of learners.
  • Ensure that UKHarvest education programmes are effectively monitored and evaluated using UKHarvest programme/session evaluation tools.
  • Work with due regard for UKHarvest’s core values and objectives.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of and adherence to, UKHarvest’s Diversity, Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Essential Skills

You must have previous experience delivering group education training or mentoring, and be able to work with a range of learners including some who may be challenging at times and some who may have mild to moderate learning difficulties.

How to apply

Please send you CV and cover letter to info@nourishhub.org.uk, referencing ‘Education Facilitator’ in the subject. When completing your cover letter, you should demonstrate/evidence the extent to which you have the necessary qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills identified within this job description.

Indicative timeline of recruitment

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th May, 9:00am.

Interviews commence: Rolling.

Role will begin: A.S.A.P

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