Gardener

LiveWest

Name: Gardener
Organisation: LiveWest
Location: LiveWest, 12-14 Octagon Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 1TU
Type: Part Time
A couple of hours per week

Description

Do you have green fingers? Do you enjoy gardening? We are looking for people to contribute to the upkeep, development and protection of the communal gardens at our Young Person project so it can be enjoyed by the residents and encourage regrowth and sustainability of plants.
• Dead head, weed, care for borders
• Maintaining trees and plant
• Promoting sustainability in the garden
• Be a friendly face for visitors
• This garden has been set up but needs some TLC and on-going upkeep.

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Organisation Description

LiveWest is a leading developer of housing in the south west. Within Plymouth we provide supported housing to a number of residents of various ages with various health & wellbeing concerns, providing them with support to continue with their lives whilst managing their circumstances.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Environment
  • Homeless and Housing
  • Sport and Outdoor Activities
  • Youth

Types of Activity

  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Gardening
  • Mentoring
  • Youth Work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

• Some level of fitness to carry out work, possible bending and stretching
• Has some understanding of looking after a garden
• Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions


Benefits

• Being kept active
• Opportunity to develop own gardening skills
• Improved customer service skills
• Opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life
• Boost morale for both residents and yourself

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: Yes
Insurance Cover: Yes
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Safeguarding and Data Protection
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, Information Day, DBS Check