Jobs

The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow
Salary: £20,000 – £23,000
Type of Contract: 2 yrs. fixed term contract

The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow’s award winning landmark greenspace and sanctuary garden is seeking an enthusiastic experienced and qualified hands–on Head Gardener.
The Head Gardener will lead the gardening team to manage the upkeep, improvement and development of the grounds and gardens as well as developing and coordinating outdoor learning opportunities.
Candidates should have experience of gardening, outdoors learning and managing others, ideally in a similar size organisation. PVG Scheme membership will be required.
We offer a range of benefits including a generous annual leave allowance, pension contributions, access to training and support.
Hours are variable, and a flexible approach to working is essential. Hours will include some weekends and evenings


How to Apply:

CV’s will not be accepted. Applications to be received by email only.
Please visit www.thehiddengardens.org.uk/vacancies.php for further information and to download an application pack. Send completed application and equal opportunities monitoring forms to administrator@thehiddengardens.org.uk


Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Interview Date: Friday, 12 May, 2017
The Friends of Seaview Charitable Trust
Hours: Part-time (approximately 2 days per week) on a seasonal basis
Salary: £15 per hour
Type of Contract: Part-time on a self-employed basis.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable person to oversee the garden at Seaview Respite Unit and involve the children in relevant projects. The purpose of the garden is to enable children/staff and volunteers to work together and benefit from a green space, promote healthy lifestyles and have a positive impact on our environment. The community gardener will supervise the development of the garden and co-ordinate activities within the garden.


Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Methilhill Community Children’s Initiative (MCCI)
Hours: 30 per week on a self-employed basis for one year initially
Salary: £9 per hour
Type of Contract: Self-employed basis

The task of the project lead is to support the young people’s committee to manage the Charlie’s Green Angels climate change project. Activities will include working with staff, volunteers, children, young people and their families. The role will include working in an outdoors environment. The role will involve aspects of gardening and relevant climate change issues with a strong focus on the education and learning of children, young people, and the wider community. Team working and an experience of delivering educational workshops to children and young people is vital.

If you have applied previously you are not required to apply again


Closing Date: April 21, 2017
NHS Tayside Occupational Therapy for Adults with a Learning Disability
Hours: Full Time Monday to Friday 37.5 hrs
Salary: £19,902 - £22,683
Type of Contract: Permanent

Using horticulture as a medium, providing Occupational Therapy therapeutic activities to people with a Learning Disability within the Centre and within the community


Closing Date: March 29, 2017
Interview Date: Tuesday, 21 March, 2017
Students’ Association of the University of the West of Scotland (SAUWS)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Type of Contract: Fixed term contract of 12 months

The Students’ Association of the University of the West of Scotland (SAUWS) is a dynamic and vibrant organisation which exists to ensure the continuous improvement of our students’ experience.
We are looking for motivated, goal achieving staff who enjoy the challenge of making a difference to our students’ lives. We expect you to be WISE:
• Welcoming – a friendly approach in person and online
• Inclusive – enabling opportunities for all
• Supportive – supporting each other appropriately
• Engaging – communicating, listening and responding.
You should enjoy working in a fast changing environment and be able to work under your own direction as part of a diverse team. Knowledge or experience of working within a 3rd sector organisation is advantageous.
The Carbon Reduction Coordinator will be responsible for the Engage, Embed and Empower (E3) project which is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund. The project is centred on Sustainability Hubs in the Ayr and Paisley Campuses of the UWS. These hubs will be focal points for increased carbon literacy, action on climate change and supporting our circular economy through the free tool hire service and free shops. They will also offer repair and upcycling workshops which are aimed at upskilling our community, empowering them to keep goods in use for as long as possible. The ultimate goal of all of our projects is to ensure the continued reduction of CO2 emissions within our community.
For further information and how to apply see online www.sauws.org.uk/union/jobs


Contact Name: David Devlin membership@sauws.org.uk
Closing Date: March 27, 2017
Interview Date: Thursday, 30 March, 2017