Community Gardener, Walled Garden, Falkirk
Organisation: 
Cyrenians
Salary: 
£25,101 to £27,907 pro rata, plus pension
Hours: 
Between 15 hours - 30 hours per week
Job Description: 

Do you want to work outdoors, explore your creative flair, and make a real difference to your local community?

 

If youhave a passion for growing plants and supporting people to grow this could be the perfect role for you! Would you enjoy contributing and implementing new innovative ideas in our walled garden, helping to develop a ‘growing and maintenance’ plan?

 

A new opportunity for a Community Gardener within our Falkirk services has arisen that could be perfect for you!

 

About the Walled Garden

The Walled Garden is one of Cyrenians public facing services, where we support people on Community Payback Orders to put back into the community and develop their own horticultural skills.

 

Set in a public space of half an acre within Dollar Park, Falkirk the garden is highly valued by the community, and is a home for events, volunteering and enjoying the tranquillity it has to offer.

 

About the role

As Community Gardener you’ll contribute to developing a creative and interactive garden and programme for those engaging with our services. You’ll be surprised at how many opportunities you’ll have to perfect planting, bring new ideas and share your enthusiasm and garden knowledge with others.  As you’d imagine, there are plenty of chances to get your hands dirty – and it’s safe to say you’ll never be bored!

 

You’ll be part of a small garden team who engage with a real variety of people to help us meet our aims, including those on community payback orders and community volunteers.

 

About you

You’ll be an experienced gardener with a dynamic ‘can-do’ attitude and a genuine interest in people, gardening and working outdoors. Your enthusiasm and positive outlook will help you nurture an environment where people feel safe, valued and an opportunity to gain new skills

 

 

What we can offer you

  • Our garden services are delivered 7 days a week and offer working flexibility for the postholder and meeting service delivery needs.

 

  • You’ll be part of an enthusiastic, knowledgeable staff team who will help you develop and grow in your role and a supportive line manager

 

  • You’ll also have access to wider Cyrenians support, including our learning and development programme, and staff wellbeing services.

 

  • Opportunities to participate in any relevant training for continued personal development.

 

 

About us

At Cyrenians we tackle the causes and consequences of homelessness by taking a Public Health Approach to Homelessness Prevention. We take a values-led and relationships-based approach to delivering all our services.

 

You can find out more about our impact and our values online.

 

Website

www.cyrenians.scot

Walled garden page

 

Click here to download the job description.

 

Closing Date: 
Monday, 29 April, 2024
How to Apply: 
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