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Farmer Network Facilitator Fixed Term to 31/07/2023 - Based at Preston

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Apply to join our Resources team and support them with the development and organisation of the Skills Accelerator Pilot Project and Projects 1 and 3 (2022/2023) engaging with Lancashire farmers and stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity for Myerscough College to support Lancashire SMEs (Farmers and Growers) to identify and engage with the low/net zero carbon agenda and the DEFRA Farm for the Future Programme.

The role includes working with the Head of Agricultural Projects develop a model for the development of a Lancashire Farmer Network and source sponsors and associates to support farmers and growers during the agricultural transition period and post project end date.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

Full time, Part-time hours to be considered
Myerscough College (Preston)
£27,642 per annum pro rata relating to qualifications and experience
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Closing Date
Sunday 16 October 2022
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