Sessional Activity Worker - Gardening

Job Reference: 76812
Posted: Thursday 30th May 2024
Closing Date: Friday 14th June 2024
£13.60 per hour
Harrow, Greater London
Part-Time

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 Jessica.Morris@creativesupport.co.uk or call her on 07772869304 or alternatively contact Tamryn Nicol on 07929717745 or tamryn.nicol@creativesupport.org.uk.

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.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

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 do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed 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. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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