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Community Gardener

The Bishop's Palace
Wells, Somerset
£20,000-£22,000 pro rata (30 hours per week)
Closing date
6 Jul 2021

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We are looking for a Community Gardner to develop links with community groups and to find ways to encourage people to become involved in our gardens. The role will develop our community garden as a space where a variety of user groups can volunteer, take part in an activity or event, learn new skills, and improve wellbeing. We are looking for someone who is passionate about gardening and the health benefits it can bring people.

As our ideal candidate you should:

  • Hold relevant NVQ/City and Guilds level 1-2 or RHS levels 1-2 with experience of working in a horticultural setting
  • Have experience of community consultation, engagement and partnership working.
  • Have a passion for the benefits of volunteering and working with disadvantaged communities.
  • Have excellent customer service skills

The Bishop’s Palace is a 13th century medieval palace and has been home to the Bishops of Bath and Wells for over 800 years. Surrounded by a breath-taking moat, drawbridge and iconic gatehouse you couldn’t ask for a more beautiful and inspirational place to work.

For further information and to apply please visit our website:  

The closing date for application is Tuesday 6 July 2021.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20 July 2021.

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