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Logo: Camphill Blair DrummondEstate Worker


Under the direction of the Estate Manager the post holder will be responsible for all work in the allocated areas of the community estate and gardens. This role will be accountable for the animal welfare and animal work areas on the Estate. This is a hands-on role, where the post holder will be expected to conduct all gardening and grounds maintenance work to a high standard along with some of the general routine repairs that will arise as part of their work.


To assist the Estate Manager in the conservation, care and presentation of Camphill Blair Drummond garden and estate.


The Key Purposes of the job will be met by:


  • Maintaining a high level of animal welfare within the animal collection; including enclosures & infrastructure;
  • Assisting with the conservation and practical maintenance of the garden and policies and within the context of Camphill Blair Drummondís health and safety policies;
  • Practical horticulture consisting of but not limited to: assisting with maintaining trees and shrubs, herbaceous plants, fruit (including specialist collections), vegetables, cut flowers and bulbs; turf care; composting and soil improvement; historic and modern glasshouse plantings, hard-landscaping; path care, plant propagation; Plant Sales. Care of tools, machinery, glasshouse and garden furniture or ornaments;
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the estate infrastructure including paths, drive, steps, paved areas, bridges, drains and shelterbelts;
  • Being responsible and accountable for the implementation of the Camphill Blair Drummondís Health & Safety Policy within the estate, being mindful at all times of the health and safety of self, staff, volunteers, residents, day students and visitors.
  • Participating fully in the Communityís wider team.
  • Participating / contributing to the programme of events run within Camphill Blair Drummond.


Supporting the Camphill ethos is a key element of the role to ensure that Camphill Blair Drummond maintains its role as a leader in care provision and that the people who live and work in our community can develop in a therapeutic environment.


To apply, please download an application pack from our website.


For more information about the role, please contact Rob on 01786 841573 or 07926 965314.


The closing date for this post is Monday 12 August 2019.

Interviews will be held w/c 19 August 2019 with second interviews being held w/c 26 August 2019.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £22,055.00 /year

Hours or work 37.5 per week



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