Overview

Sunnyside Rural Trust is a registered charity offering training and employment opportunities to young people and adults with learning disabilities through horticulture. We have a number of social enterprises for trainees to gain work experience and paid employment. Across our services we grow a range of fruit, vegetables, herbs, plants including a large number of bedding plants for Dacorum Borough Council, coppice wood, conservation projects and we have 2 farm shops.

We are looking for experienced gardeners to join us. You will be offering support to groups of young people and/or adults with learning disabilities to develop their horticultural skills both on site and with outside contracts.

The ideal candidate will need to be enthusiastic and motivated. You will be working within a supportive team to deliver high quality services. Excellent communication, an open & inclusive working style and team working skills are essential. You will need a pragmatic and creative attitude with the skills to empower people. Horticultural skills and experience are essential, along with the ability to work outdoors in a horticultural environment. You will need to be willing and able to drive our minibuses and work vehicles. You will require experience of working in gardens, and/or hold a qualification in horticulture.

Salary is dependent upon skills & experience and within SRT Project worker salary band – starting salary £18,525 pa. We also offer a range of attractive staff benefits and great development opportunities. We will consider full and part time hours and have 0 hour contracts available.

Closing Date: Monday 7th June 2021 8am