Job vacancy: Gardening Team Supervisor

Job: Gardening Team Supervisor (Temporary) 

Location: Highgate, North London

Contract Type: Temporary, 3 days per week (22.5 hours)

Salary:  £22,776-£24,996 per annum (pro-rata @ 0.6) 

Position available from April 2017

Closing date: 17th April 2017

 

We are seeking a self-motivated and competent gardener to support and lead small teams of trainee gardeners with learning difficulties in a garden maintenance and landscaping enterprise. Good horticultural, garden maintenance skills are knowledge are essential.  Supervisory experience is desirable, but we are willing to provide coaching and training for the right candidate if they are new to leading teams.


UK Drivers licence essential. 


Main function: To contribute to the efficient operation of Harington Gardeners’ that provides garden maintenance and landscaping services on commercial lines and employs young people with learning difficulties/disabilities, helping to prepare them for open employment, further education or independent living. Supervise gardening teams on site, drive company vehicles and ensure that health, safety and welfare of trainees and assistant gardeners is maintained. 

 

 The initial contract is for a fixed term for 6 months and may be extended subject to performance and funding.