Simply click the button below to apply for this position.Apply
Garden Centre Assistant - Vocational Skills Instructor
Career Level A
Salary - £17,750 - £22,000
Workbridge offers a vocational pathway for people with mental illness, learning disabilities, ASD and brain injuries, in which they can gain skills and build confidence. We offer a unique environment, allowing our service users to develop their skills in a supported setting that is open to the public. Our service users learn work and life skills that are not only meaningful, but also essential to the day-to-day running of Workbridge.
A bit about the role
We are looking for a highly motivated individual to complete our small team of instructors. The role of a Vocational Skills Instructor - Garden Centre (VSI) is to support service users in undertaking all aspects of plant nursery and garden centre tasks, whilst ensuring service users achieve their individual goals and gain transferable skills in a real life work environment. The VSI works as part of a wider team of colleagues and service users to grow and care for stock, and sell it to customers in our garden centre. The VSI supports the achievement of service user goals through positive role modelling and working alongside service users, whilst focusing on the needs of the department at all times.
Key responsibilities include:
Who are we looking for?
We are hoping to hear from people with a passion for horticulture, excellent communication skills and a desire to support the development and progress of others. The role will suit someone who likes to work outdoors and enjoys variety in their working day. The ability to work one in five weekends is essential, as is the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
Sunday 15th September 2019.