Project Worker / Gardener

Sunnyside Rural Trust

Hemel Hempstead / Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
£17,686 - £20,500 pa

Paid • Full or Part Time • Permanent

sunnysideruraltrust.org.uk Lynn@sunnysideruraltrust.org.uk 07432516969 Lynn Adams

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 5th April 2019  


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.

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 £17,686-£20,604 p.a. 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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