The Rare Breeds Centre and Canterbury Oast Trust
The South of England Rare Breeds Centre is a busy tourist attraction with more than 110,000 visitors a year. The Farm is a great day out to see traditional rare breed animals, play in the parks, and visit the Discovery Garden and Butterfly Tunnel.
This supports the work of the Canterbury Oast Trust, a leading local charity providing high quality care and support for adults with learning disabilities across Kent and East Sussex. It also provides valuable training opportunities for the adults with learning disabilities enabling them to develop their animal management or horticultural and customer service skills.
The Discovery Gardener vacancy
We are seeking to recruit a great Discovery Gardener; a person who share our values:
It is a driving requirement for this Discovery Gardener role that you have a full manual driving licence, be over 21 and have held your full driving licence for at least one year
As a Discovery Gardener you will develop and maintain the Discovery Garden, Wildlife Garden, Propagation Tunnel and seasonal Butterfly Tunnel. You will create a safe, interesting and friendly environment for both visitors and service users. You will be working alongside our service users and providing advice and information to our visitors and particularly school children.
Discovery Gardener responsibilities will amongst other duties include the following:
As a Discovery Gardener, in addition to having values and behaviours that match our own, you will ideally have:
All appointments are subject to:
If you believe you have the right values and behaviours for our organisation and you meet the requirements of this Discovery Gardener role then we would love to hear from you.
Please click here to apply.
Interviews will be held by Zoom or face to face in a socially distanced environment and in adherence with Covid-19 protocols.
This advert will close on 27th April 2021. However we reserve the right to close this vacancy early.
Closing Date: 27/04/2021 Location: Woodchurch