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Growing People – Social Enterprise Horticulturist

 

Job type:             Full time 37.5 hrs a week.  

                               

Salary £16,000-£17,000 pa

 

Growing People is a grassroots urban horticultural enterprise that works with young people to explore sustainable, local community alternatives to growing food. It will do this by:

 

  • Growing great food and other produce in urban contexts, using environmentally sensitive techniques, to sell within our local communities
  • Growing people, with a focus on supporting young people towards employment, through horticultural training
  • Growing community by bringing people together around growing, eating and celebrating food 

 

For this post you will need an enhanced DBS check.

 

The purpose of this post is to be a part of the Growing People team:

 

  • Running a productive Urb Farm growing vegetables, salads and fruit in a small scale, urban context;
  • Engaging young people and other members of the community in the growing of the enterprise;
  • Supporting our community engagement programme and Forest School.

 

Key requirements

You will:

  • Have a passion for and knowledge of Horticulture
  • Strong commitment to tackling environmental concerns
  • Have a passion for engaging people, particularly young people in growing food locally
  • Experience of working with young people with Special Educational Needs
  • Ability to manage administrative systems
  • Driver with clean licence
  • Strong team work skills
  • Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills

 

We value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community

Please send your CV to stephen@mkchristianfoundation.co.uk

The closing date for applications will be mid-day on Friday 2 August 2019

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