Horticultural Lead

Horticultural Lead
Location: Camphill Village Trust, Ashfield Gardens, Stourbridge, West Midlands
Salary: £20,690 per annum

Camphill Village Trust currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Horticulturalist to join our team and be a part of a new and exciting re-launch project planned for Spring 2020. Leading a team of 10 committed volunteers and supported by the Management Team you will have direct input into the successful design and running of 4 acres of land. 

At Camphill Village Trust everything we do is designed to improve the services delivered to the people we support and to contribute towards this, a key part of your role will be to prepare and deliver an agreed programme of horticultural activities. The land is fully operational already producing seasonal goods for our kitchens as well as providing a social and relaxing environment for the people we support

Ideally you will already hold qualification in either horticulture and/or social care or being willing to achieve both within an agreed period.
You should be able to demonstrate that you have an understanding or have previous experience working with people with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour. Above all you will need to be self-motivated, organised and able to work with a high level of autonomy.

To apply: If this job sounds like the right one for you, please visit: https://bit.ly/2tzdYRY and complete the short on-line application form.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.  We’ll respond to your application within three working days. We will not wait until the closing date to arrange interviews so if we have filled the vacancies before the advertised closing date we will close this advert early.

Successful applicants for this role will require an Enhanced DBS check. We committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. We will undertake checks of successful candidates before starting work, which will include an Enhanced DBS check.  For more details please see our webpage on the recruitment process. 

If you would like to find out more, please feel free to contact us on 01594 516246.

Closing date: Friday 17th January 2020.