Job Vacancy: Senior Coach (Poppy’s Pantry, Wymondham)

Job Ref: 016-23

  • £21,780 – Actual Salary
  • Permanent
  • 37 Hours Per Week
  • Work Base: Wymondham, Norfolk
  • Business Travel Required

Do you want to be in at the start of something amazing? You have a great opportunity to shape and develop our new social enterprise, Poppys Pantry, in Wymondham.  The wholefoods and household products shop, specialising in ethically sourced goods, is based on our award-winning store in Woodbridge and will also host a small café.

You will share our ethos that adults with disabilities are enabled to use their voice by choosing and regulating their own support towards independence and wellbeing, with employment as a realistic goal. You will be part of a team delivering collaborative, holistic and person-centred activities in a real work setting.

Your experience in developing trusted relationships with vulnerable adults that promotes choice and control will chime with us. You will have working knowledge of the Social Care sector as well as experience of engaging with statutory and referring agencies. You’ll also be working with the wider team of Realise Futures and be part of our RF Works Social Business department.

Your commitment to providing a safe, friendly and people-focussed service is an essential ingredient to us.

As part of our commitment to you, we offer competitive salaries and a range of benefits that recognise the need for a sensible work/life balance.

To find out more:

Please contact Sally Butcher for an informal discussion about these roles:

07738 704710 or

We can’t wait to meet the new Manager and Senior Coach of Poppys Pantry at Wymondham. Details of the two Job Descriptions are available below:

RF Works Manager (Poppys Pantry, Wymondham)

Senior RF Works Coach

Realise Futures is one of the largest social enterprises in the East of England, employing around 240 people, approximately 40% of whom have a disability. Our aim is to improve the social wellbeing of people, whilst contributing to the economy in our communities, with opportunities in learning and work. As a Community Interest Company we re-invest our profits back into the business.

Realise Futures is proud to be a mindful employer that offers a range of employee benefits including flexible working arrangements (where business needs allow), 25 days annual leave (in addition to recognised bank holidays) and an occupational pension scheme.

Realise Futures is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, young people and children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

The successful applicant will be subject to Right to Work in the UK checks prior to employment.

How To Apply:

To apply, please complete the online Application Form by clicking the blue highlighted “Apply Now” button below.

When applying, please quote the Job Reference Number (as above).

Closing Date:      05/06/2023  

Interview Date:     TBC

Please ensure you are available for these dates, before applying.

If you have any further queries, or difficulties in completing the Application Form, please email:

Realise Futures CIC – a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities.  The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.  The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and Development, Employment and RF Works (six distinct Social Businesses).  Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.  Realise Futures: Enhancing People’s Lives.