Job Vacancies

Mount Stuart Trust

A full-time position has arisen to work as the Head of Gardens at the Mount Stuart Trust ( on the beautiful Isle of Bute.


Mount Stuart’s gardens, amongst Europe’s finest, date back to 1718 when the 2nd Earl of Bute started laying out the gardens and grounds around the house.  The 300 acres of wilderness, woodland, coastal and designed landscape have been developed over a period of almost three centuries.  Today the gardens not only afford a magnificent space for walking and contemplation but can also play host to weddings, festivals, and large events.


The successful applicant will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that the gardens and related landscape of Mount Stuart are managed and maintained as an internationally recognised garden of outstanding historical and horticultural importance.
  • Applying both standard and specialist horticultural practices.
  • Leading and motivating the garden team to success by providing clear goals, promoting opportunities to learn and develop and creating an environment where the team are engaged and can flourish.


The position will report directly to the Head of Visitor Operations.


The Isle of Bute is a fantastic place to live with stunning beaches, good schools, coastal footpaths, golf courses and the recently opened Bute Yard ( The island is only 1.5 hours from Glasgow and the ferries run hourly to the mainland.

How to Apply:

Please either apply with CV or organise an informal chat via

Closing Date: January 1, 2024
Ninewells Community & Therapeutic Garden

Ninewells Hospital, Dundee 

Hours: 25 hours
Salary: £13.58 per hour
Type of Contract: Fixed term to March 2026

Ninewells Community Garden is looking for an enthusiastic person to work with our Garden Facilitators & volunteers.  A large part of the job involves working with NHS & Care staff to provide opportunities for them to benefit from green and outdoor spaces. The post is fixed term to end of March 2026. Good project management and Microsoft skills are essential for the post. The post holder will work closely with the staff & volunteers who already deliver an extensive range of activities in Ninewells Community & Therapeutic Garden.

It is anticipated that this project will provide appropriate wellbeing tools to enable staff to facilitate their own wellbeing in the longer term. Nature based interventions will also be utilised to support patient recovery & rehabilitation.

For Job Description and Application Form see



How to Apply:

Any questions, please email

For Job Description and Application Forms see

Closing Date: December 18, 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday, 9 January, 2024