Social Enterprise Craft Technician

MK Christian Foundation
Wolverton, Milton Keynes
£16,000 - £17,000 pa
20 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Christian Foundation is growing people and community through social enterprise. Our enterprises, staffed by young people and volunteers not in training or employment, work to change the world and people’s lives by reducing and utilising waste, growing and cooking healthy food, creating community spaces and energy, connecting and gathering diverse communities and supporting groups and families to play, learn and grow together.

Social Enterprise Craft Technician
Job type: Full time 37.5 hrs a week (mon-Fri. 9.0am - 5.00 pm)
Salary £16,000-£17,000 pa 
Location: Wolverton, Milton Keynes

Sew and Grow is upcycling textiles using natural dyeing techniques to create range of products for sale and hire. Urban Beelievers, as part of their support for urban bees, is making lip balm and craft items from the by-products of their hives and bee-hotels to help us all to be more bee-friendly. The purpose of this role is to support Urban Beelievers and Sew and Grow to:

  • Produce low cost, good quality items for sale
  • Encourage the engagement of trainees in the activities of the enterprises
  • Run community activities to encourage engagement, learning and community
  • Support the maintenance of an online shop and good relationships with other sales outlets

You will have:

  • Experience in a range of craft activities
  • An ability to, and experience of, working with young people                                      
  • Qualifications at level 2 or above in English and Maths                                        
  • Creative and good a problem solving
  • Committed to environmental sustainability, re-use and up-cycling
  • Strong team work skills and an ability to work constructively with others
  • A commitment to the completion of work and to the achievement of targets  
  • Professional and flexible approach to work and be good at working under pressure 
  • A clean driving licence

The closing date for applications will be Friday 25 October 2019

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click the apply button and attach your CV and covering letter, it will be sent automatically to us.

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

This post will require and Enhanced DBS check.

No agencies please.

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