Horticultural Practitioner
£18,525 (pro rata)

Cultivate Dundee, Chrysalis Service

22.5 hours per week
Job Description: 

Chrysalis is a mental health service based in an award winning community garden in Dundee.
In a beautiful outdoor setting we promote recovery from mental ill health through therapeutic horticulture including organic gardening, conservation and team working. There is a strong group work emphasis, staff work with the people attending our service to develop and maintain the garden, which is open to the public. Duties also include supporting our service users with their personal development plans.

We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and practical individual to join our small team. Applicants should :

Have experience in horticulture and of supporting people in an outdoor setting.

Be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability, creativity and enthusiasm.

Have experience and a good understanding of working with mental health issues.

You will be required to work flexibly to suit the needs of the service including some occasional evening and weekend working.

Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Monday the 9th of August 2021.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday the 18th August 2021.

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form

Closing Date: 
Monday, 9 August, 2021
Interview Date: 
Wednesday, 18 August, 2021
How to Apply: 

For more details, full Job description and how to apply, see the SAMH web pages https://www.samh.org.uk/information/work-with-us/vacancies/horticultural-practitioner-n917