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SENIOR HORTICULTURALIST
Solent Mind

Job Description

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area. We are currently recruiting for:

Reference: SHMNFeb20

SENIOR HORTICULTURALIST (Mayfield Nurseries)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week

Salary Range: £22,603 to £24,341 Per Annum

Location: Southampton

Closing Date: Mon 02 Mar 2020 (Before 9.00am)

Interview Date: W/C Mon 09 Mar 2020

Mayfield Nurseries is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solent Mind and charitable social enterprise, supporting people with enduring mental health problems and dementia.  Our overarching aim is to create positive change for people living with these conditions by enabling them to take the steps to improve their health and wellbeing. This is achieved through the provision of horticultural therapy, vocational training, and wellbeing and peer services.

The purpose of this post is to contribute to the day to day provision of horticultural services.

Mayfield Nurseries specialises in the sale of high quality plants and related consumables, a small growing programme for stock with the rest traded from our established wholesale network and with all profits going towards the services we offer for people with mental health issues and dementia.

The Senior Horticulturalist will support the Horticultural Manager in the day to day running of the horticultural programme and the nurseries. They will attend to customer enquiries, work with stock to keep it at an excellent level of health and presentation, work with service users on vocational experience and mentorship and deputise for the horticultural manager when absent.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE,

PLEASE SEE OUR 'CURRENT JOB VACANCIES' PAGE ON THE SOLENT MIND WEBSITE

CV’s will not be accepted nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies

Posts may be subject to a relevant DBS check

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

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