Gardener

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
Somerset
Posted
18 Dec 2018
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Ref
5069
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

Type of opportunity - Practical Support

Opportunity - 5069

Are you interested in Gardening? We are looking for someone to help with a variety of general gardening tasks at Kathleen Chambers House, a residential care home for older people with sight loss.

We need you to help us maintain the garden areas for the residents to enjoy.

Region - South West

Where based - On Site

Additional location information - RNIB, Kathleen Chambers House, 97 Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PG

What you will be doing?

  • General gardening task
  • Keeping the garden tidy
  • Assist with general maintenance jobs
  • Repair garden furniture and fences
  • Watering grass and plants
  • Weeding Sweeping Mowing the lawns
  • Pruning plants/shrubs/bushes

What skills and experience are needed?

  • Physically fit (carry light loads)
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Some gardening experience required

What will you gain from the role?

  • A chance to make a difference
  • Meeting new people
  • Working with people with sight loss

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Supervision and help from your Manager

When will you be needed - Mon am, Mon pm, Tues am, Tues pm, Wed am, Wed pm, Thurs am, Thurs pm, Fri am, Fri pm

How often will I be needed - 3 hours Per Week

Criminal Record Check Information - This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

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