Production Gardener
Organisation: 
Camphill Blair Drummond
Salary: 
21,622 per annum
Hours: 
37.5 hours over 5 days. (The usual pattern of work is Monday to Friday 8.30-16.30. although some flexibility is required as well as participating in an on call maintenance rota)
Job Description: 
This role will be responsible for all work in the allocated areas of the community estate and gardens under the direction of the Estate Manager. This is a hands-on role, where the post holder will be expected to conduct all gardening and grounds maintenance work to a high standard along with some of the general routine repairs that will arise as part of their work. To assist the estate team in the conservation, care and presentation of Camphill Blair Drummond garden and estate The Key Purposes of the job will be met by: • Assisting with the conservation and practical maintenance of the estate and policies and within the context of Camphill Blair Drummond’s health and safety policies. • Practical horticulture with a focus on fruit and vegetable production, yielding edibles for our community. • Assist with maintaining trees and shrubs, herbaceous plants, fruit (including specialist collections), vegetables, cut flowers and bulbs; turf care; composting and soil improvement; historic and modern glasshouse plantings, hard-landscaping; path care, plant propagation; Plant Sales. The care of tools, machinery, glasshouse and garden furniture or ornaments; • Work with organic and self-sustaining practises in mind to manage the Kitchen Garden and Orchard areas. • Assist with the Maintenance of the infrastructure including paths, drive, steps, paved areas, bridges, drains and shelterbelts; • Be responsible and accountable for the implementation of the Camphill’s Health & Safety Policy at the property, being mindful at all times of the health and safety of self, staff, volunteers, Residents ,day students and visitors. • Participating fully in the Communities wider team. • Participate & contribute to the programme of events run within Camphill Blair Drummond
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 24 March, 2019
How to Apply: 
Advert & job description attached. Link to website https://camphillblairdrummond.org.uk/contact-us/work-with-us to download an application pack and return to jobs@camphillblairdrummond.org.uk
Additional Information: 
Interviews will be held w/c 1 April 2019 with second interviews being held w/c 8 April 2019.

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