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Cyrenians NHS Community Gardens
Address:
Edinburgh Based
Hours: Part time - 21 hours per week (worked over 3 or 4 days)
Salary: £22,538 per annum (pro rata), plus pension
This is a new post funded initially until 30 September 2019 Cyrenians NHS Community Gardens exist to improve the health of local communities, helping to reduce health inequalities through the delivery of therapeutic gardening and nature-based activities in hospital grounds. We are seeking a highly committed and organised person to coordinate the delivery of our therapeutic gardening and nature-based programmes from our two gardens located in hospital grounds in Edinburgh and Midlothian. The role will involve supporting a team of sessional staff and patient engagement volunteers to deliver workshops on hospital wards and in the garden. The post will also involve some service delivery and events management.
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Closing Date: September 3, 2018
Interview Date: Monday, 10 September, 2018
SAMH
Address:
Redhall Walled Garden, Edinburgh
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,478 - £18,624
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 ill health through therapeutic horticulture including organic gardening, conservation and team working. We also offer training in IT. There is a strong group work emphasis, staff work with the people attending our service to develop and maintain the garden, plant nursery and estate which is open to the public on weekdays and occasional weekends. Duties also include key working responsibilities, supporting our service users with their personal development plans. We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and practical individual to join our team of eight. Applicants should have: You will have experience in horticulture, ideally both garden and plant nursery work, and of supporting people in an outdoor setting. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability, creativity and enthusiasm. You will also have experience and a good understanding of working with mental health issues. You will be required to work flexibly to suit the needs of the service including some evening and weekend working. 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
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 jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.


Closing Date: August 7, 2018
Interview Date: Wednesday, 15 August, 2018
North Glasgow Community Food Initiative (NGCFI)
Hours: 10.5 hours / week
Salary: £22,556 pro-rata to 31.03.20

For job description - please see website goodmoves


Contact Name: Greig Sandilands
How to Apply:

Go to website - goodmoves


Closing Date: July 8, 2018
North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
Hours: 21 hours / week.
Salary: £22,556 pro-rata to 31.03.19

For job description go to: goodmoves


Contact Name: Greig Sandilands
How to Apply:

For application pack go to: goodmoves


Closing Date: July 8, 2018
Interview Date: Thursday, 12 July, 2018
Lothlorien Therapeutic Community
Address:
Lothlorien Therapeutic Community (Rokpa Trust) Corsock, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3DR 01644 440602
Hours: Full time post, live-in (37.5 hours per week), relief positions also available
Salary: £23,000
Type of Contract: Full-Time

Lothlorien is a Therapeutic Community for people with mental health difficulties situated in a quiet rural setting in South West Scotland. We are looking to recruit a full-time male Therapeutic Gardening Co-ordinator and we also have Relief Gardener positions available. This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to work within a Therapeutic Community environment. We are looking for a creative individual who can inspire our residents to connect with gardening as a route to recovery and wellbeing. The garden plays a central part in helping people connect with a sense of meaning and purpose in their recovery at Lothlorien Community. The person appointed will be coming into an organic vegetable garden with scope for innovation. We provide a structured gardening programme pitched at an appropriate level for people in recovery from mental health problems. This can have a very positive effect on mental wellbeing by having a grounding and healing effect, as well as providing people with the opportunity to develop their self-esteem, confidence and skills when working towards recovery. The therapeutic and relational aspects of the work are more important than being goal-orientated. Working with residents to foster a sense of participation, belonging, inclusion, mutual respect, at a pace and level with which they are comfortable is key.

 Links to Job Description and Application Form at www.lothlorien.tc


Contact Name: Blanche Mulholland
How to Apply:

Links to Job Description and Application Form at www.lothlorien.tc


Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Address:

Tiphereth
55 Torphin Road
Edinburgh EH13 0PQ

Salary: Starting Salary £17,574 rising to £19,110
Type of Contract: Full-time

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% pension


How to Apply: To apply, send an application form to admin@tiphereth.org.uk
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday, 3 July, 2018
Dundee Therapy Garden
Hours: one day a week, currently Thursdays, 9 to 5,
Salary: £5,000 per annum.
Type of Contract: part-time
Dundee Therapy Garden is a small charity that uses horticultural therapy to help Dundee’s military and emergency service veterans overcome mental health problems that have damaged their lives. Two therapists, supported by a team of trained volunteers, offer sessions 4 days a week in a purpose built site in central Dundee. We are looking for a therapist to work one day a week, currently Thursdays, 9 to 5, with 5 weeks holiday a year, pro-rata. Salary is £5,000 per annum.
Contact Name: Michael or Zisky on 01382 202 660 or 07483 102448
How to Apply: For more information please contact Michael or Zisky on 01382 202 660 or 07483 102448 or dundeetherapygarden@hotmail.com. Also see www.dundeetherapygarden.org.
Closing Date: June 30, 2018
Lothlorien Therapeutic Community (Rokpa Trust)
Hours: (37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,261 - £18,321
Type of Contract: Full time live-in post - Relief positions also available
Lothlorien is a Therapeutic Community for people with mental health difficulties situated in a quiet rural setting in South West Scotland. We are looking to recruit a full-time male Therapeutic Gardening Co-ordinator for a one year fixed-term contract, and we also have Relief Gardener positions available. This is a dynamic and exciting opportunity to work within a Therapeutic Community environment. We are looking for a creative individual who can inspire our residents to connect with gardening as a route to recovery and wellbeing. The garden plays a central part in helping people connect with a sense of meaning and purpose in their recovery at Lothlorien Community. The person appointed will be coming into an organic vegetable garden with scope for innovation. We provide a structured gardening programme pitched at an appropriate level for people in recovery from mental health problems. This can have a very positive effect on mental wellbeing by having a grounding and healing effect, as well as providing people with the opportunity to develop their self-esteem, confidence and skills when working towards recovery. The therapeutic and relational aspects of the work are more important than being goal-orientated. Working with residents to foster a sense of participation, belonging, inclusion, mutual respect, at a pace and level with which they are comfortable is key. Closing Date 15 June 2018
How to Apply: Links to Job Description and Application Form at www.lothlorien.tc
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
SAMH
Address:

Edinburgh

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £16,478 - £18,624,
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 ill health through therapeutic horticulture including organic gardening, conservation and team working. We also offer training in IT. There is a strong group work emphasis, staff work with the people attending our service to develop and maintain the garden and estate which is open to the public on weekdays and occasional weekends. Duties also include key working responsibilities, supporting our service users with their personal development plans. We are seeking a creative, enthusiastic and practical individual to join our team of eight. Applicants should have: You will have experience in horticulture, ideally both garden and estate work, and of supporting people in an outdoor setting. You will be able to demonstrate good communication skills and a mature attitude together with adaptability, creativity and enthusiasm. You will also have experience and a good understanding of working with mental health issues. You will be required to work flexibly to suit the needs of the service including some evening and weekend working. 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.
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 jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Interview Date: Friday, 8 June, 2018
North Glasgow Community Food Initiative (NGCFI)
Address:

Flemington House –
Room F3,
110 Flemington Street,
Springburn,
Glasgow,
G21 4BF

Hours: 28 hours per week. 10.5 hours to 31st March 2020, 17.5 hours to 31st March 2019. £18,225.6 (£22,782 pro-rata) + 25 days annual leave and 12 public holidays both pro rata + 6% pension contribution.
Salary: £18,225.6 (£22,782 pro-rata)
Type of Contract: Part time
Job Purpose To co-ordinate and manage the day-to-day running and development of our healthier eating services: cookery courses, grow your own food, sales of fruit and veg and new areas of work - community meals and the community fridge project. Strengthen the local Food Hub group and partnership working with local organisations. Using community development and food related skills you will inspire and engage the community in activities that improve health and wellbeing. You will empower local people to lead and influence the planning and delivery of our activities. Meet funder targets. https://goodmoves.org.uk/vacancy/a4s0n000000y5rwqak-royston-food-hub-co-...
Contact Name: Greig Sandilands
How to Apply: https://goodmoves.org.uk/vacancy/a4s0n000000y5rwqak-royston-food-hub-co-... Greig Sandilands Project Manager North Glasgow Community Food Initiative (NGCFI) Phone: 0141 558 2500 Ph/Fax: 0141 558 2600 Mobile:07422 374884 Email: manager@ngcfi.org.uk Website: www.ngcfi.org.uk
Closing Date: June 4, 2018