Project Worker

Sunnyside Rural Trust

£17,000 - £20,604 pa

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent 07432516969 Lynn Adams

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, sustainability, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 19th October 2018   2 days left

Sunnyside Rural Trust is a registered charity offering training and employment opportunities to young people and adults with learning disabilities through horticulture. We have a number of social enterprises for trainees to gain work experience and paid employment. Across our services we grow a range of fruit, vegetables, herbs, plants including a large number of bedding plants for Dacorum Borough Council, coppice wood, conservation projects and we have 2 farm shops.

We are looking for new project workers to join us. You will be offering support to groups of young people and/or adults with learning disabilities to develop their work skills. We also want to offer a more specialised service for individuals on the Autistic Spectrum and any candidate with experience in this area would be of interest.

The ideal candidate will need to be enthusiastic and motivated. You will be working within a supportive team to deliver high quality services. Excellent communication, an open & inclusive working style and team working skills are essential. You will need a pragmatic and creative attitude with the skills to empower people. Horticultural skills are desirable, along with the ability to work outdoors in a horticultural environment. You will need to be willing and able to drive our minibuses and work vehicles.

Salary is dependent upon skills & experience and within SRT salary band £17,000 - £20,604 pa. We also offer a range of attractive staff benefits and great development opportunities. We will consider full and part time hours.

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Closing date for applications 6pm 19 October 2018 

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