Part time Horticultural Trainer
Organisation Blooming Gardeners CIC
£13.75 per hour
Invergordon, Barbaraville, Alness, Dingwall and other sites in the area as required
18 hours per week
Type of Contract: 
Temporary - - 6 months post
Job Description: 

Blooming Gardenersis a Community Interest Company, registered with Companies House and run by a board of volunteer directors. The primary aim of Blooming Gardeners is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of its clients (gardeners) through involvement in horticulture. At present a service is provided for people with a range of learning disabilities and social communication disorders.

Blooming Gardeners employs 2 part time Horticultural Trainers who guide the gardeners in plant production, garden maintenance, soft landscaping and fruit and vegetable growing. We would now like to recruit another part time Horticultural Trainer for a period of 6 months working 9 hours over Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons plus up to 9 hours which can be worked flexibly according to preference and need. We are looking for someone with a sound knowledge of horticulture and the ability to support and communicate with people with additional needs.

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the other Horticultural Trainers in the practical gardening activities helping to ensuring that Blooming Gardeners meets high standards of service and support to its gardeners, staff and volunteers. 

You can download the full job description, person specification, and job application form from the Blooming Gardeners website –



Contact Name: 
Fiona on 07751 345639.
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 April, 2021
Interview Date: 
Monday, 10 May, 2021
How to Apply: 
Please send the completed job application form together with your CV and a covering letter, outlining how your experience reflects the job description and person specification, to the Secretary of Blooming Gardeners at
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