Lead, Horticultural and Site
The Aldingbourne Country Centre is located on the edge of the South Downs National Park - we provide vocational training for people with learning disabilities across a range of activities and are an established visitor attraction in the area drawing over 60,000 visitors a year.
By providing Horticultural and Gardening services on site you will be working alongside the people we support helping them to learn associated vocational skills. In addition to working on site there may be opportunities to provide this service within the local community.
The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for ensuring that the grounds of the Centre present an attractive and welcoming environment for everyone. The role will have some staff supervision responsibilities you will manage our gardener/horticultural support staff member.
You will be required to develop excellent working relationships with Country Centre staff, volunteers, the people we support and visitors to the Country Centre. You will be supported by the Senior Support with responsibility for Horticulture, Events, Farm and Retail and the Country Centre team.
Due to the nature of this role, some weekend working is required including public holidays.
Rotas will be agreed on a monthly rolling basis.
The contractual hours for this post are 37.5 hours per week based on working 5 days from 7 (dependent on rotas), including some weekend and public holidays.
Please view the Lead Horticulture document