Craft workshops Assistant, lantern community; Ringwood, Hampshire

We are looking for an individual to support our craft workshops when staff are on holiday or have sickness. Sometimes this means leading a workshop, other times supporting. The role requires the ability to be flexible and to respond to the need as required.

This is a Maternity Contract for one year.

8.45-5pm – Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri,

8.45-3.00pm – Wednesday

= 34.25 hours per week/ 1 hour unpaid lunch break /£8.59 per hour

The lantern workshop offers meaningful day opportunities to 63 adults with a learning disability over the week. There are 3 retail workshops and 6 craft workshops.

Duties Include:

  • To provide and facilitate a variety of Craft activities and experiences to Companions in a workshop setting. Ensuring the projects offered are supporting the needs of the individual as well as ensuring the stability of the group.
  • Work as part of the workshop team, deputising for the Team Leader in their absence.
  • To work alongside Companions in the Lantern Community workshops, directing, supporting and facilitating the tasks that need to be done, whilst ensuring that the Companions are involved in meaningful work as part of the team.
  • To work with Companions to support a healthy and supportive work life, fulfil their potential for independence, widen their choices and contribute to the wider community.

If you would like to be part of a team of crafts people making a difference and creating beautiful high quality crafts alongside adults with a learning disability in new, purpose built workshops  please do contact me for more information and an application form - Emma Borbely 01425 460204

Closing Date for applications is Wednesday 3rdFebruary 2016.


Closing date: 
Wednesday 3rd February 2016
£8.59 per hr for 34.25hrs
How to apply: 

Contact Emma Borbely

Contact phone number: 
01425 460204
Opportunity type: 

How to apply

Contact Emma Borbely