Gardening Sessional Activity Worker

Job Reference: 70807
Posted: Thursday 9th November 2023
Closing Date: Wednesday 29th November 2023
£12.40 per hour
Harrow, London

We are a nationwide charity providing support and care to older people in the vibrant Borough of Harrow.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual looking to share their gardening talents with service users at our Extra Care Service. We require someone who has the ability to safely guide and assist our clients with gardening activities. You will be developing activities in a collaborative manner ensuring that they meet clients’ goals, improve their wellbeing and enhance social inclusion.

You will have good knowledge about the world of gardening, which you will be able to impart to our clients in a supportive manner. You will be running these activities collaboratively with our clients, ensuring that you meet their goals, improve their wellbeing and enhance social inclusion. This is a fulfilling and fun-filled role, with a large scope for creativity and personal initiative.

You must be a proactive and creative person with a warm and patient disposition. A genuine interest in working with older adults at risk is essential as is a commitment to diversity.

You will be based in our service in in Harrow, which is easily accessible via tube and bus services. Working hours will be generally within the hours of 9am to 5pm; however there will be an expectation to work on occasional evenings and weekends, so some flexibility will be required.

We look forward to receiving an application from talented people for this satisfying and rewarding role. For informal enquiries please email Jessica Morris at or call her on 07772869304 or alternatively contact Tamryn Nicol on 07929717745 or

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed.

We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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