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Tiphereth
Address:

Based in Colinton, Edinburgh


Hours: 37.5 hours - Monday - Friday
Salary: £18,076 rising to £19,656
Type of Contract: Full time (permanent)
Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises. We are now recruiting a new staff member to join us in The Garden Group.''
How to Apply:

Link to application pack: https://www.tiphereth.org.uk/career/#vacancies


Closing Date: May 17, 2019
The Hidden Gardens
Address:
Training delivery located offsite in Castlemilk
Hours: Variable - 313hours or 45 days per year plus additional hours for development, support and supervision
Salary: £18,362 - £20,425 (pro rata)
Type of Contract: fixed term to 28 June 2020; with possible extension to 31 Dec 2020
We are seeking experienced and motivated trainer(s) to join the team delivering gardening skills and learning opportunities (offsite) for people with a learning disability. The successful candidate will be delivering training starting in July 2019. We particularly welcome applicants with experience of delivering within a training framework, workshops for young people and adults with a learning disability, and knowledge of the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society Grow & Learn Awards. PVG Scheme Membership will be required for all successful candidates
Contact Name: Amanda Patterson
How to Apply:

Download the application pack from our website https://thehiddengardens.org.uk/vacancies.php, by following the link provided, and submit a completed application form, by email, to administrator@thehiddengardens.org.uk


Closing Date: May 19, 2019
Interview Date: Friday, 31 May, 2019
Cyrenians
Address:

Royal Edinburgh Community Garden, Morningside Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 5HF

/ Midlothian Community Hospital Garden, 70 Eskbank Rd, Bonnyrigg EH22 3ND

/ Astley Ainslie Hospital, 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL

Salary: £13.81 per hour
Type of Contract: Casual work


Cyrenians has worked with NHS Lothian to establish two hospital community gardens: one in Morningside, Edinburgh and one in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

Each garden was developed to offer hospital patients, staff and visitors, as well as people and groups from the local community, the chance to take part in a range of gardening and nature-based activities.

The purpose of the Patient Engagement role is to deliver opportunities that allow the hospital patients to benefit from the therapeutic aspects of gardening, wildlife and the outdoors.  This encompasses a broad spectrum of nature-based and gardening activities focusing on wellbeing. Activities are also designed to support the treatment and recovery of those attending. Working primarily on wards and in our community gardens we support patients who have a variety of physical and mental health support needs, dementia and learning disabilities.

You should have experience of working with vulnerable people, a creative approach, and the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.



How to Apply:

For full details and an application pack, please visit www.cyrenians.scot/jobs, call 24 hour recruitment line, 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or email recruitment@cyrenians.scot. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2019 at 12.00 noon.


Closing Date: May 13, 2019
Cyrenians
Address:

Royal Edinburgh Community Garden, Morningside Terrace, Edinburgh EH10 5HF

and/or

Midlothian Community Hospital Gardens, 70 Eskbank Rd, Bonnyrigg EH22 3ND

Salary: £13.81 per hour
Type of Contract: Casual work

Cyrenians has worked with NHS Lothian to establish two hospital community gardens: one in Morningside, Edinburgh and one in Bonnyrigg, Midlothian.

Each garden was developed to offer hospital patients, staff and visitors, as well as people and groups from the local community, the chance to take part in a range of gardening and nature-based activities.

A welcoming environment, well planned activities, robust day-to-day management, and support for our regular volunteers are key to the gardens’ success.

This role exists to provide cover for our regular garden coordinators and requires a high level of gardening experience. You should also have excellent communication skills, a creative approach, and the ability to demonstrate our values of compassion, respect, integrity and innovation in the work that you do.

Organisation Profile:
Cyrenians is a charity working towards a society that truly values and includes all. Our Vision is of an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality through our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.


How to Apply:

For full details and an application pack, please visit www.cyrenians.scot/jobs, call 24 hour recruitment line, 0131 475 2354 (during office hours) or email recruitment@cyrenians.scot  

CVs will not be accepted. Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2019 at 12.00 noon.   

 


Closing Date: May 13, 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday, 22 May, 2019
Samh
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Salary: £17,063 (pro-rata),
Type of Contract: Permanent
Using your practical knowledge and experience of horticulture or gardening and your understanding of mental health issues you will support people to achieve their goals and outcomes in a therapeutic horticulture setting. A car driver and owner is essential for this post.
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: April 29, 2019
Interview Date: Tuesday, 7 May, 2019
NHS Scotland
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £24,670 to £30,742 per annum plus £1,298.39 High Secure Environment Allowance per annum and £3116.23 High Secure Clinical Responsibility Allowance per annum.
Type of Contract: Permanent
A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Vocational Activity Instructor to be based within the Garden & Animal Assisted Therapy Centre. The post holder will have a lead role in the provision of therapeutic horticultural and animal therapy activities for the patients and will provide guidance, support and direction to the team of staff in the department. The role involves working closely with the Charge Nurse, who has overall clinical responsibility for the area, to provide activity and interventions that are beneficial for the improvement of the patient’s mental health and contribute to their care and treatment plan. The post holder will be expected to lead in the provision of vocational qualifications for the patients in horticulture and/or related topics and to assist other staff develop the necessary skills to deliver vocational qualifications.
How to Apply: If after reading this material, you wish to apply, you must do so via the eESS website link and register: Please quote IRC20482 https://www.jobs.nhsscotland.com If you require assistance with your application please contact HR at tsh.jobs@nhs.net
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
L’Arche Highland
Hours: Full-time, 37.5hrs
Salary: £18,603.00 to £19,105.00 /year
Type of Contract: Maternity Cover

 

L’Arche Highland provide a day service for 50 adults with learning disabilities throughout the week doing a range of activities across four different workshops. The workshops are a vibrant and welcoming environment which offer both a varied and rewarding workplace.

You will be the Garden Workshop Leader (Maternity Cover) leading a dynamic gardening workshop. Work as part of our team to support people with learning disabilities; to undertake meaningful work while building relationships with them, and encouraging their growth and development.


How to Apply:

For further information, job description and application form see https://www.larchehighland.org.uk/garden-work-leader-maternity-cover

PLEASE NOTE: Applications will not be considered unless both a full CV and completed application form are received.




Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Tiphereth
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £17,574 (salary to be uplifted on 1st April 2019 in line with Scottish Living Wage)
Type of Contract: Full time; Permanent
Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh providing care and support to adults with learning disabilities and autism in supported living, residential care, day services and social enterprises.
You would be working in our Garden group supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to engage in gardening work as well as supporting our social enterprise through the green waste collection and firewood and compost deliveries to customers. The work requires supporting people one-to-one and in small groups. A clean driving licence is essential.

How to Apply:

Please visit our website to download the application form and values form: https://www.tiphereth.org.uk/career/#vacancies
Please send both forms to admin@tiphereth.org.uk

NB CLOSING DATE IS Monday, 18th March 2019 (12:00pm)


Closing Date: March 18, 2019
Interview Date: Wednesday, 27 March, 2019
Camphill Blair Drummond
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)
Salary: 21,622 per annum
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
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
Closing Date: March 24, 2019
North Edinburgh Arts
Address:

15a Pennywell Court, Edinburgh EH4 4TZ

Hours: part-time for 16 hours a week
Salary: Salary £17,300 per annum pro rata
Type of Contract: 9 month period from March to the end of October 2019, with the possibility of extension
This is an exciting opportunity for anyone with good gardening skills and experience of working in local communities to make a contribution towards sustaining and developing our award winning garden. The post is part-time for 16 hours a week for a 9 month period from March to the end of October 2019, with the possibility of extension. Salary £17,300 per annum pro rata Closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Thursday 28 February, with interviews scheduled for the following week. Applicants should submit a CV accompanied by cover letter explaining why they are interested in applying for the post to: garden@northedinburgharts.co.uk Further information and a job description can also be requested. North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court, EH4 4TZ Tel: 0131 315 2151 / Direct: 0131 315 6408 Scottish Charity Number: SC027700 Read the garden blog here…. https://northedinburghgrows.wordpress.com/
How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a CV accompanied by cover letter explaining why they are interested in applying for the post to:  garden@northedinburgharts.co.uk   Further information and a job description can also be requested.

North Edinburgh Arts
Tel: 0131 315 2151 / Direct: 0131 315 6408
Scottish Charity Number: SC027700
Read the garden blog here….   https://northedinburghgrows.wordpress.com/


Closing Date: February 28, 2019