Head Gardener

Forest Farm Peace Garden

Hainault, London
£24,500 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent

www.forestfarmpeacegarden.org kate@forestfarmpeacegarden.org 07525131996 Kate Allardyce

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Monday, 17th December 2018   7 days left

Forest Farm Peace Garden is seeking an experienced gardener to lead on the development of our large 2-acre site and support the running of our ecotherapy programme for mental health recovery.

The Head Gardener position is a fantastic opportunity for someone with an understanding of organic and sustainable growing methods and permaculture practices, who is interested in creating a beautiful and therapeutic space for our volunteers.

You will co-ordinate day-to-day activities in the garden, including planning gardening tasks alongside other staff and volunteers to help run our twice-weekly ecotherapy sessions. You will provide informal and formal learning opportunities for volunteers, including running occasional workshops. You will oversee the garden planning for the year, site management and safety. You will take responsibility for ordering garden materials and equipment and have IT skills for undertaking admin and planning tasks. You will also share responsibility with the Project Manager, Ecotherapy Worker and Trustee Board for the broader development goals of the site.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults.

Please find further details about this role and application process on our website.

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