55 Torphin Road
Edinburgh EH13 0PQ
We are looking for a motivated individual who can provide support and make a difference to peoples’ lives.
Due to expansion of our day service we are seeking a full-time Co-Worker (support worker) supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in meaningful work and activities.
We are recruiting specifically for our Peregrine group which works with people in other community projects in gardening and environmental work. Some of the work would involve one-to-one support, and some working with small groups.
Full details of what the role requires is available on our website www.tiphereth.org.uk
We are looking for compassionate, creative, confident and motivated individuals who have the passion to assist the people we support to achieve their personal outcomes and make a difference to peoples’ lives.
Tiphereth, Camphill in Edinburgh, is a vibrant and growing charity in the Colinton area of Edinburgh with residential care, supported living, social enterprises and a growing day service.
Both salary and holidays rise in relation to length of service. Holidays 36 days rising to 40 days p/a. plus 9% pensionHow to Apply: To apply, send an application form to email@example.com Closing Date: June 29, 2018 Interview Date: Tuesday, 3 July, 2018
Flemington House –
110 Flemington Street,
Flemington House – Room F3, 110 Flemington Street, Springburn, Glasgow, G21 4BF
For full details and application pack: https://goodmoves.com/vacancy/a4s0n000000y56pqasClosing Date: May 14, 2018 Interview Date: Wednesday, 16 May, 2018
Redhall is a mental health service based in an award winning walled garden/six acre estate in Edinburgh. In a beautiful outdoor setting we promote recovery from mental health difficulties through the medium of organic gardening, conservation, team working and IT/admin work. There is a strong group work emphasis with staff working collaboratively with the people attending our service to build a centre of excellence. This job requires high levels of physical stamina and personal resilience.
We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and practical individual to join our team of eight. Applicants should have:
- Proven experience of supporting people/group work in an outdoor setting.
- Experience and good understanding of working with mental health issues
- Qualification in horticulture
- Proven horticultural experience both garden and estate work.
- Proven experience of team working
- Good understanding of Health and Safety Assessment procedures.
- Good communication skills
- Experience in preparing and delivering horticultural training
- Good working knowledge of horticultural machinery
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
Link to job on Website:
Closing Date: Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Friday 4 May 2018.
Interviews will take place on 15th & 16th May 2018.
How to apply: Should you wish any further information or would like to arrange to visit the garden, please contact Nikki Cole 0131 443 0946
Contact Name: Nikki Cole How to Apply:
Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website www.samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to firstname.lastname@example.org, no other form of application will be accepted.Closing Date: April 25, 2018 Interview Date: Wednesday, 25 April, 2018
Reference No: DEE02160
For links to further information, job/person specifications and online application process see
Are you skilled and experienced in working with volunteers? Do you know your friendly garden bugs from your slugs, and your Alliums from your Brassicas?
Greener Kirkcaldy is a community charity, working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We are concerned about climate change and by the impact of rising food and fuel costs. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet. Our community garden sites provide
• great volunteering and educational opportunities
• the facilities, training and inspiration to encourage local people to grow and eat fruit and vegetables
• a free resource of healthy food for the community
We are now seeking a sessional Community Gardener to work as part of the Greener Kirkcaldy team to support the volunteers who develop and maintain our community garden and orchard at Ravenscraig Walled Gardens in Kirkcaldy.
Hours of work: up to 7 hours per week. Rate of pay: £15 per hour, on a self-employed basis. Click here for the Community Gardener (sessional) – job description. Our volunteer sessions run on Friday mornings and Saturday afternoons, so you will need to be available at one or both of these times.
You will have excellent communication skills, a strong track record of working with volunteers, and will take a supportive and empowering ‘community development’ approach. We are looking for someone who is able to work with a wide range of people from all backgrounds, including young people, older volunteers, and volunteers with additional support needs. You will also be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable gardener, with wide experience of growing fruit and vegetables organically, and (ideally) experience of working in community or therapeutic gardening.How to Apply:
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter setting out why you are suitable for the role, to email@example.com.Closing Date: May 29, 2017 Interview Date: Friday, 9 June, 2017
The Hidden Gardens is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Interim Training Manager to provide support to two experienced trainers and stability to an existing partnership programme of vocational training in gardening for young people with a learning disability, during a critical phase of learning.
The successful candidate / organisation will liaise with strategic partners and oversee the delivery of the agreed outputs of the partnership arrangement with them.
Applicants will need to demonstrate experience in the following:
• Managing partnerships and collaborative working
• A track record in coordinating gardening learning opportunities
• Previous experience of supporting and supervising trainers
Hours are variable and a flexible approach to working is essential. PVG Scheme membership will be required. Applications are invited from individuals or organisations that meet the criteria and feel they can deliver the outputs.
To apply please submit your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org together with a brief covering letter, stating the reasons why you are applying and how you meet the essential and desirable requirementsClosing Date: April 13, 2017