Job Vacancies

Blooming Gardeners CIC
Address:
Location Invergordon, Barbaraville, Dingwall and other sites in the area as required
Hours: 18 hours per week
Salary: £14.90 per hour
Type of Contract: Permanent

 

Job Description

 

Blooming Gardeners is 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. In the longer term it is hoped to expand the therapeutic gardening programme to include other disadvantaged groups.

 

Blooming Gardeners employs a part time Horticultural Trainer who guides 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.

 

The role of the Horticultural Trainer is to lead the day-to-day running and development of the Blooming Gardeners initiative. The successful candidate will work in close

collaboration with the other Horticultural Trainer in the practical gardening activities. S/he will also have a strategic role, working with the directors on the longer-term development of Blooming Gardeners and ensuring that Blooming Gardeners meets high standards of service and support to its gardeners, staff and volunteers.

 

Job Purpose

 

The role of the Horticultural Trainer is to lead the day-to-day running and development of the Blooming Gardeners initiative.  The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with the other Horticultural Trainer in the practical gardening activities. S/he will also have a strategic role, working with the directors on the longer-term development of Blooming Gardeners and ensuring that Blooming Gardeners meets high standards of service and support to its gardeners, staff and volunteers.

 

 


Contact Name: For more information phone Fiona on 07751 345639.
How to Apply:

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 admin@bloominggardeners.org.uk

Interviews will be held week beginning 29 March 2021 

 

Additional Information 

You can download the full job description, person specification, and job application form from the Blooming Gardeners website – www.bloominggardeners.org.uk

Blooming Gardeners is 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. In the longer term it is hoped to expand the therapeutic gardening programme to include other disadvantaged groups.
Blooming Gardeners employs a part time Horticultural Trainer who guides 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.

 


Closing Date: March 5, 2021
Badenoch and Strathspey Therapy Gardens SC044544
Address:
Kingussie and Aviemore
Hours: As agreed with Trustees but approx 15- 25 per week (at present) Post open to job share applications
Salary: £12-£15 per hr. depending on experience

 

The post holder will be responsible for leading Badenoch and Strathspey Therapy Gardens’ project work, undertaking sessions in the Growing Spaces within the Am Fasgadh allotments, in the Glen and Wade Centres and at the Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital and Health Care Centre Therapy Garden.

The project aims to provide social and therapeutic horticulture to the different groups of service users who will have sessions in the Garden/s Growing Spaces or Day Centres. The project leader requires knowledge of gardening, not necessarily a qualification, but importantly, experience of working or volunteering with people who have a range of disabilities. They will also be responsible for supervising and supporting a small team of volunteers and delivering training to them. The post holder will contribute to monitoring the policies and ensure effective recording, reporting and evaluation of the project.

Place of work: Growing Spaces, Am Fasgadh Allotments, Kingussie: Glen Centre, Aviemore; Wade Centre, Kingussie; Badenoch and Strathspey Community Hospital and Health Care Centre.

Full Job Description click here

 

 


Contact Name: Jinty Moffett
How to Apply: For further information and details contact Chair -Jinty Moffett Applications – one side of A4 stating why you would be suitable for this post to - jinty_moffett@hotmail.com
Closing Date: March 5, 2021