Garden Support Worker
Salary: £8.75 per hour
Full time 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday.
We will be able to consider part-time or job sharing posts.
Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique person centred support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders, as well as a number of people living in the Milton Keynes area who have a learning disability.
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our garden team. Full training will be given, with an opportunity to gain horticultural qualifications if desired. The role offers the opportunity to work in our extensive gardens growing produce the natural way. A chance to assist the head Gardener in looking after the Camphill Bees. All this and the opportunity to work alongside adults with learning disabilities.
We support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives, and believe that each person should be valued for their contribution to the community. Our workshops play a key role in enabling people to achieve their goals and aspirations through lifelong learning, person centred support planning and their on-going development.
Training will be provided in this unique environment. Some experience of this type of work, mainly outside, would be an advantage along with working with people of a mixed abilities.
Find out more about our Garden Workshop here.
In return we offer:
- A diverse and high quality working environment.
- The opportunity to work among a team of dedicated and supportive colleagues.
- Full induction training.
- Further professional development, including the opportunity to gain a nationally accredited vocational qualification.
- A healthy life/work balance.
- Work pension scheme.
- Enhanced DBS check.
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Closing date: 19th September 2018
To submit your application or for further information, please email ku.oc1585820521.kmll1585820521ihpma1585820521c@tne1585820521mtiur1585820521cer1585820521
Phone number: 01908 235000
We are an equal opportunities employer. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.
Our mission is to create a living and working community where people with learning disabilities and those who support them may reach their full potential in the spirit of lifelong learning
Registered Charity 283556